Consultant Profile

Dr Richard Armstrong

Dr Richard Armstrong MA, PhD (Cantab), BMBCh (Oxon), MRCP (Neurol)
Practicing at:
Spire Dunedin Hospital, Reading
  • Neurology
    Special clinical interests:

    Huntington's disease
    Cognitive disorders

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Neurologist at Royal Berkshire and Oxford University Hospitals
    Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Neurology at Oxford University

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Contact Details 
    Private secretary:
    Jane Deacon
    Private secretary telephone number:
    0118 955 3434
    Private secretary fax:
    0118 958 6905
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Richard Armstrong is a consultant neurologist at Spire Dunedin, Royal Berkshire and Oxford University Hospitals. He is also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Neurology at Oxford University.

    His medical training took place at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford, and included a PhD studying experimental treatments for Huntington’s and Parkinson’s Diseases. He undertook his general professional training in London and Australia and his Specialist Neurology training in Oxford and the National Hospital for Neurology, London.

    Dr Armstrong sees patients with all general neurological problems and has special interest in epilepsy, headache and cognitive problems. He is the clinical lead for epilepsy in Berkshire, jointly runs the regional Huntington’s Disease service and maintains an active research interest. He also runs the undergraduate Neurology teaching program in Oxford.

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    Dr Richard Armstrong

    Dr Richard Armstrong Neurology Consultant, Reading, Berkshire, private hospital specialist.

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