Consultant Profile

Professor David S Holder

Professor David S Holder MA(Cantab), MA(Berkeley), PhD, MRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Neurophysiology
    Special clinical interests:

    Electroencephalography (EEG.) Nerve conduction studies. Electromyography (EMG.) Repetitive strain injury (RSI.)

    Research interests:

    Medical physics. Bioengineering. EEG inverse source modelling. Electrical impedance tomography (EIT).

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Professor of Biophysics and Clinical Neurophysiology, Hon.Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology, University College London & UCL Hospitals

    Department of Medical Physics

    Malet Place Engineering Building

    University College London

    Gower Street

    London WC1E 6BT

    tel 0207 679 02250 fax 0207 679 0255

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

    Organiser, EPSRC enginnering network on EIT
    Council, British Society of Clinical Neuro-physiology
    Journal Committee, International Federation of Medical Biological Engineering

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0116 265 3685
    Private secretary:
    Medical Secretaries Office
    Private secretary telephone number:
    0116 265 3014
    Private secretary fax:
    0116 272 9009
    Private secretary email address:
    Personal email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Holder is senior lecturer and honorary consultant at UCL Hospitals, London. He is jointly qualified in clinical neurophysiology and biophysics. He travels to Leicester once a fortnight to undertake tests in clinical neurophysiology, which are EEG (brainwave recording) EMG and nerve conduction studies (tests of muscle and nerve function.) He uses the latest electronic equipment, all tests are reported immediately and available electronically. On request EEG’s can be performed by his technician at other times with rapid reporting over the Internet.As well as being a consultant at UCLH, Dr Holder runs an inter-disciplinary research group, developing new methods of measuring brain and nerve function. He thus has the latest electronic equipment and has an interest in telemedicine.

    Personal profile:

    Dr Holder's hobbies are jogging, jazz and tennis. He also plays saxophone in a band.

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