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Dr Mort has been a full-time consultant neurologist since 2007. He has extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of adult neurological conditions. He has easily accessible clinics across the North London- Middlesex-Hertfordshire area. His ethos always is to provide a clear understanding to patients of what they have wrong with them and how it might be treated, aiming to give them the best care he can. He qualified as a doctor with honours in 1993, having read medicine at Oxford University and the Medical College of St Bartholomew’s Hospital. At Bart’s, he was awarded jointly the CC Frears in Clinical Neurology and spent his elective period at the Department of Neurology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. After his acute medical training, he stayed in London to complete research for his PhD and then his specialist training at four of the major London neuroscience centres, including The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square. He was a full-time consultant neurologist in the NHS at Chase Farm Hospital and The Royal Free Hospital 2007-2013, before becoming full-time private. He has kept his practice very up to date through clinical meetings, lectures, study days and conferences.
He has a strong interest in medical teaching and has received a number of awards for lecture and ward-based teaching to students and doctors over the years.
Areas of interest
Dizziness & vertigo; headache & migraine; tingling & numbness; faints, blackouts & seizures; forgetfulness & dementia; Parkinson's disease; Stroke
Current NHS consultant posts held
Full time private practice since 22nd April 2013.
Consultant Neurologist, Chase Farm Hospital and Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust 2007-2013, until making the move into full-time private practice.
His PhD was in the neurology of eye movements and visuo-spatial attention. He has had 21 publications since 2000. He is very interested in neurology teaching.
Dr Mort is married with two young children. He enjoys classical music, particularly the symphonies and piano music of the great romantic composers. He jogs every day and enjoys exercise.
• The CC Frears Prize in Clinical Neurology 1992 (Jointly awarded), Medical College of St Bartholomew’s Hospital (written and clinical examination).
• Entry Level Training Fellowship 1997, The Wellcome Trust (for 1 year).
• Postgraduate Teaching Prize 2004, The National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square.
• ‘Top teacher’ award for undergraduate teaching, UCL: June 2007 & June 2009.
Courses offered to GPs
He often gives talks to GPs on the follow topics:
• Fits, faints and blackouts.
• Understanding dizziness.
• DVLA, neurology and the GP.
• Epilepsy learning cases.
• Assessing dementia.
• The diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's disease.
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