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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020
- Movement disorders
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
Dr Abhijit Chaudhuri (DM, MD, PhD, FACP, FRCP, FEAN) is a consultant neurologist and leads the local service on neuroinflammatory disorders and multiple sclerosis. He was appointed as a Consultant Neurologist in the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust in April 2005. He previously worked as a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Neurosciences and Honorary Consultant Neurologist in the University of Glasgow (July 2000-April 2005).
Abhijit was appointed as the Clinical Lead in Neurology (September 2007-March 2010) and as the Clinical Director of Neurosciences (April 2010-December 2011). He is the local host of the Department-to-Department Training
Programme of the European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS). He is closely involved with postgraduate teaching and training and a member of the Question Writing Group of the Royal Colleges of Physicians for knowledge-based assessment of postgraduate training competencies in neurology. He chaired the task force of the EFNS infectious diseases subgroup in developing guidelines on the management of acute bacterial meningitis.
Areas of interest
Multiple sclerosis; Parkinson's disease; Tremor; Headache; Epilepsy; Post-viral chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS/SEID)
- Catherine Cruise
- Department of Neurology Queens Hospital Rom Valley Way ROMFORD RM7 0AG
- 01708 503542
- 01708 503756
Current NHS consultant posts held
Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospital NHS Trust, Essex RM7 0AG
Abhijit holds a keen research interest on neuroimmunological syndromes, movement disorders, neurological infections and chronic fatigue. He is a Principal Investigator in pivotal clinical trials of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. He has lectured at several international congresses and scientific meetings and presented his research and clinical work in autoimmune and neuroinflammatory disorders internationally.
Pfizer award in Biological Psychiatry, 1997
Local Clinical Excellence Award (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015)
Abhijit has had key publications in multiple sclerosis, myasthenic crisis, autoimmune encephalopathies of thyroid disease (Hashimoto’s encephalopathy), and fatigue in neurological disorders.
Courses offered to GPs
Chronic fatigue syndrome
- MD (General Medicine) University of Bombay 1991
- DM (Neurology) University of Bombay 1994
- PhD University of Glasgow 2003
- FACP American College of Physicians 2003
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 2003
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians, London 2005
- FEAN European Academy of Neurology 2016
Reference number 4425823
Details of entry to specialist register
- Neurology, 1999
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow, European Academy of Neurology; Fellow, Royal College of Physicians (London & Glasgow); Regional Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine; Ordinary Member, Association of British Neurologists (ABN); Life Member, Associations of Physicians of India (API).
- Nuffield Health Glasgow Hospital GLASGOW
- 09:00 - 12:00
- 0141 576 2724
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.