Consultant Profile

Dr Oliver Lily

Dr Oliver Lily BSc MD FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Neurology
    • Headache
    • Multiple sclerosis
Special clinical interests:

Headaches, blackouts and sensory disturbances
Multiple sclerosis (MS) and white matter disorders
Chronic Migraine - including Botox® injection treatment

Research interests:


Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Neurologist, Neurosciences Centre, Leeds General Infirmary
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Physicians
Association of British Neurologists
North of England Neurology Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary telephone number:
01423 548766
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Oliver Lily graduated with an honours in medicine from Leeds University and also completed a first-class degree in pharmacology, including studying the effects of medications on the brain.

Dr Lily trained as a junior doctor at St James Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary before researching the causes of multiple sclerosis at the Institute of Molecular Medicine at Oxford University. As a consultant neurologist at the neurosciences centre and Leeds General Infirmary, he has special responsibility for the provision and supervision of treatments for multiple sclerosis, including an active research programme.

In his general clinics Dr Lily sees patients with a wide range of conditions including headaches, blackouts and medically unexplained symptoms.

Personal profile:

Dr Oliver Lily is married with four daughters. He plays bass guitar in a well-established local covers band. He is also a keen cyclist and member of a pub quiz team. He enjoys watching football with his father who is a lifelong supporter of Grimsby Town.

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Dr Oliver Lily

Dr Oliver Lily Neurology Consultant, Leeds, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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