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- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
Dr Milica Mavra is a Consultant Neurologist now practising at BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital in Guilford and Spire Hospitals in Southend-on-Sea (Essex), and at Gatwick Park Hospital (Surrey). Having qualified in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, her postgraduate training resulted in MSc and PhD in Multiple Sclerosis with research performed in Sweden. Dr Mavra was a Clinical and Research Fellow for five years at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London with Professors I. McDonald and E. J. Thompson. She worked as an Associate Professor of Neurology at the School of Medicine in Belgrade and was Head of Neurology and Associate Professor of Neurology at Kuwait Faculty of Medicine. Since 1999, Dr Mavra has been working in the UK as a Consultant Neurologist, and for ten years held a full-time post at Southend University Hospital and the Royal London Hospital, until February 2012. Dr Mavra was awarded two Clinical Excellence Awards, and a Special Staff Achievement Award for developing the Rapid Access Epilepsy Clinic at Southend University Hospital. She has carried out extensive research, and has 77 publications and seven published audits. She now works as an independent practitioner and is a recognized medico-legal expert. In 2016, she attended the Medico-Legal Expert Witness Course and received a Certificate of Advanced Training.
Areas of interest
Headache; Neurological Diseases in the Elderly; Fits, Faints and Epilepsy; Parkinson's disease; Weakness in the limbs; Tingling, numbness, pain in parts of the body; Balance problems.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Not working under the NHS (since 2012).
Walking, cooking, travelling; theatre and concerts.
Dr Mavra was awarded two Clinical Excellence Awards during her work as a Consultant Neurologist at Southend University Hospital.
She was awarded a special Staff Achievement Award for developing the Rapid Access Epilepsy Clinic at Southend Hospital in 2009, which was the first clinic of its kind in the South Eastern region of the NHS to include special care of epilepsy in pregnancy.
Total 77 and 7 published audits:
Mavra M, Thompson EJ, Nikolic J et al: The occurence of oligoclonal IgG in tears from patients with multiple sclerosis and systemic immune disorders. Neurology 1990; 40: 1259-1262
Verse K, Shah S, Mavra M: Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease: early signs and pre-mortem diagnosis. Reminder of important clinical lessons. British Medical Journal (BMJ Case Reports), December 2009.
Courses offered to GPs
'Clinical symptoms and signs in the diagnosis of neurological diseases' - held for GPs in Surrey and organized by BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital.
'Parkinson's Disease and case presentation'-
'The pharmacological treatment of epilepsy' -
organized by the Spire Wellesley Hospital in Sothend on Sea.
More talks on epilepsy in Essex and Surrey.
Affiliations / memberships
Association of British Neurologists
General Medical Council
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Dr Milica Mavra
T. 01737 221 721