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Meet the team

Neurology consultants

Meet the team

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Dr Nikos Evangelou

Associate professor of neurology and Consultant Neurologist with an interest in multiple sclerosis (MS) and management of headaches. I run clinics in MS , headache and general neurology. I have also a research group at the University of Nottingham and the Nottingham University Hospital conducting diagnostic and treatment trials in MS and traumatic brain injury.

Dr Jonathan Evans (clinical lead)

Dr Jonathan Evans has been a Consultant Neurologist at the QMC since 2015, and head of Service for Neurology since May 2019. Originally from South Wales, Dr Evans did his medical training at the University of Cambridge and his specialist Neurology training rotating between London and Neurology Centres in East Anglia. His specialist interest is in Movement Disorders, in particular Parkinson’s disease. His PhD, also undertaken in Cambridge, investigated the natural history of Parkinson’s disease and markers of disease progression. He is involved in several clinical trials in Parkinson’s Disease, and also runs a weekly Botulinum Toxin injection clinic, as well as general Neurology clinics at the QMC and at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation (Trust Kings Mill Hospital), Mansfield.

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Dr Rasha Fahim

I’m a consultant neurologist with a special interest in neuroinflammation and botulinum toxin injections. I did my training in the East Midlands, mainly at Nottingham University Hospitals. I completed my PhD degree at the University of Nottingham studying Cortical imaging in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) using ultra-high field MRI at 7 Tesla. I run weekly general neurology clinics as well as MS/neuroinflammation and botulinum toxin clinics at the Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC). I also run weekly general neurology clinics at King’s Mill Hospital.

 

Dr Christina Giavasi

Dr Christina Giavasi MD, MSc is a Consultant Neurologist with a specialist interest in Epilepsy. She completed her Neurology training in Attikon University Hospital of Athens, Greece. She has worked as an Epilepsy Fellow in the Epilepsy Society in Chalfont St Peter and in the Epilepsy Surgery Program in Southmead hospital, Bristol, UK. Her areas of interest are epilepsy complex epilepsy, pre-surgical evaluation and the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. She is a member of the education task force and infographic working groups of the Young Epilepsy Section of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE). She is a member of the Association of British Neurologists, (ABN), the British Chapter of ILAE, and the Greek Neurological Society.

Dr Chris Gilmore

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Dr Bruno Gran

I have subspecialty interest in multiple sclerosis (MS) and neuroinflammation. My MS clinics are at the Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC) and my general neurology clinics are at the QMC and King’s Mill Hospital. I am a member of MS Advisory Group of the Association of British Neurologists and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Nottingham.

Dr Akram A. Hosseini

At NUH, I am a consultant neurologist and have been awarded an MRC/NIHR Clinical Academic Research Partnership with the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre, the University of Nottingham. My clinical and research interests are cognitive and neurodegenerative disorders. Apart from general neurology clinics, I run Working Age Dementia, Cognitive Disorders and Autoimmune Encephalitis clinics at QMC. I am currently the clinical lead for neurodegenerative disorders of the NIHR East Midlands.

Dr Miles Humberstone

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Dr Sue Yin Lim

Dr Sue Yin Lim BMedSci (First Class Honours), BMBS, MRCP (Neurology) is a Consultant Neurologist with a specialist interest in Epilepsy.

She completed her undergraduate and postgraduate medical training in Nottingham. She also undertook a 3-month Epilepsy and EEG Course at Cleveland Clinic, U.S.A. in 2016.

She is a member of the Association of British Neurologists (ABN) and the British Chapter of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE).

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Dr Esmaeil Nikfekr

I am a neurology consultant with a speciality interest in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and neuro-inflammatory CNS conditions since 2011. I also have a PhD in Parkinson's disease from Nottingham University. I run general neurology clinics at Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC) and Mansfield’s King’s Mill Hospital (KMH) as well as MS clinics at the QMC.

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Dr Michael O'Donoghue

I am interested in all aspects of epilepsy with a particular focus on complex epilepsy associated with intellectual and other neurological disabilities. I am a Honorary assistant Professor in Neurology at Nottingham University. My goal is to provide the best possible holistic care for patients with challenging epilepsy through the use of a full range of established and novel treatments with the help of a multi-disciplinary team.

Dr Athanasios Papathanasiou

Dr Papathanasiou Neurology training took place in Aeginition Hospital, University of Athens, Greece and in Queen’s Hospital, Romford, UK. He has a PhD in Multiple Sclerosis (cognition and MRI in MS) from University of Patras, Medical School, Greece. He has been a Neurology Consultant since 2013. His subspecialty interest includes Multiple Sclerosis, neuroinflammatory conditions (particularly Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder and Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein-associated demyelination) and Myasthenia Gravis. 

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Dr Gillian Sare

Gill Sare is a Consultant Neurologist with a special interest in Movement Disorders. She undertook her undergraduate training at The University of Leeds and has a PhD in stroke medicine from the University of Nottingham.

From the neurology side she leads the Deep Brain Stimulation Service and the Huntington's Service as well as being involved in movement disorders and general neurology.

 

Dr Saam Sedehizadeh

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Dr Sumeet Singhal

Sumeet Singhal works in the Epilepsy team here at NUH. He has interests in Functional Neurology specifically Dissociative Seizures, Sleep Neurology and Neuro-Oncology. He is currently Training Programme Director for Neurology.

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Dr Radu Tanasescu

My subspecialty interests are multiple sclerosis (MS) and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders, neuroinflammatory and neuroimmunological conditions. My general neurology clinics are at Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC) and King’s Mill Hospital and my MS clinic at QMC. I am Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Nottingham and a MRC-NIHR CARP recipient. I am a Management Group member for the Neuroimmunology and Neuroscience/Translational Scientific Panels within the European Academy of Neurology.