Consultant Profile

Dr Ben Simpson

Dr Ben Simpson MA, MB, BS, MRCP, PhD
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Neurology
    • Alzheimer’s disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Headache
    • Memory disorders
    • Movement disorders
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Muscle disease
    • Neurogenetics
    • Neuro-immunology
    • Neuromuscular disorders
    • Neuro-ophthalmology
    • Pain management
    • Peripheral nerve disease
    • Strokes
Special clinical interests:

Headache, Parkinson’s disease, tremors, dystonia, botulinum toxin injection therapy, memory problems and Alzheimer’s disease, pain management.

Research interests:

Parkinson’s disease and related movement disorders, scanning in Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Neurologist, UHL - Leicester Royal Infirmary & Leicester General Hospital

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

Association of British Neurologists
British Medical Association
Royal College of Physicians
American Academy of Neurology
Movement Disorders Society
Health Education
East Midlands Neurology Training Assessment Panel
Medical Defence Union

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Private secretary:
Mrs Judith  Wragg
Private secretary telephone number:
0116 265 3041
Private secretary fax:
0116 265 3664
Private secretary email address:
Tuesday evenings and Friday mornings.
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Simpson is a consultant neurologist who qualified from Cambridge and London. He trained in Cambridge, London and the Midlands. He has a PhD from Imperial College London in scanning patients with Parkinson’s disease and memory problems. Dr Simpson's main clinical interests are headaches, Parkinson’s disease, tremors, dystonia and botulinum toxin injection therapy. 

Personal profile:

Dr Simpson enjoys the outdoor life, especially running, mountaineering and Scuba diving. Indoors, he likes music and cooking.

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Dr Ben Simpson

Dr Ben Simpson Neurology Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

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