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Special clinical interests: Headache and facial pain, Fits and funny turns, Trigeminal neuralgia, Optic neuritis, Myasthenia gravis and Neuro-otology.NOTE: Both Dr Bennetto and Dr Cottrell provide a medico-legal report service. For further information please contact their respective secretaries
Research interests: Multiple Sclerosis, Optic Neuritis, Idiopathic intracranial hypertension, Trigeminal neuralgia
Current NHS and /or university posts: Consultant Neurologist: Bristol Royal Infirmary, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol Eye HospitalHonorary Senior Clinical Lecturer: University of Bristol, Institute of Clinical Neurosciences
Year of first medical qualification: 1997
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies: Royal College of Physicians (London)Association of British NeurologistsAmerican Academy of Neurology AAN section member: Headache & facial pain; Neuro-ophthalmology and Neuro-otology
At the Spire Hospital Bristol I am very happy to provide an opinion and manage any neurological presentation or condition. My practice and expertise at the Spire mirrors my NHS and University activity.
I am the lead clinician in Neurology at the University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. I run neurology clinics at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, Frenchay Hospital and the regional neuro-ophthalmology clinic at the Bristol Eye Hospital. I am in charge of Neurology junior doctors in Bristol. I help run multiple sclerosis treatment trials at the BRaMS centre at Frenchay Hospital.
In my role as Honorary Senior Lecturer for the University of Bristol I regularly lecture and train medical students and junior doctors. I am a Medical Finals examiner for the University of Bristol.
Special clinical interests: General Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis, Headaches, Epilepsy and Medico-Legal NOTE: Both Dr Bennetto and Dr Cottrell provide a medico-legal report service. For further information please contact their respective secretaries
Research interests: Dr Cottrell is the local principal investigator for several international multi-centre clinical trials in Multiple Sclerosis. He also runs his own neurophysiological study in Primary Progressive MS based at Frenchay Hospital.
Current NHS and /or university posts: Frenchay HospitalBristol University
Year of first medical qualification: 1994
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies: Member of the Royal College of PhysiciansAssociation of British NeurologistsSouth West Multiple Sclerosis Group
BrAMS (Bristol & Avon Multiple Sclerosis)
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