Consultant Profile

Dr David A Francis

Dr David A Francis BSc(Hons), MB ChB(Hons), FRCP, PhD
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital
  • Neurology
    • Neurophysiology
      Special clinical interests:

      Epilepsy and Blackouts
      Stroke and TIA's
      Multiple Sclerosis
      Parkinson's disease
      Neuropathy and Myopathy
      Myasthenia Gravis

      Research interests:
      Multiple sclerosis and Demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system
      Current NHS and /or university posts:
      Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Queen Elisabeth Hospital, Birmingham
      Consultant Neurologist, Walsall Manor Hospital
      Year of first medical qualification:
      Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
      Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
      Member of the Association of British Neurologists
      Member of the European Neurological Society
      Contact Details 
      Telephone number to make a private appointment:
      0121 580 7151
      Private secretary:
      Vicki Francis
      Private secretary telephone number:
      07956 435 689
      Private secretary email address:
      Personal email address:
      Monday and Thursday
      Background Information 
      Professional profile:

      Dr Francis trained in neurology at the National Hospital, Queen Square and Guy's Hospital, London. His PhD was awarded by the University of London following research on the immunogenetics of multiple sclerosis at the Institute of Neurology, Queen Square. He has been a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians since 1996 and has held his current posts in Birmingham since 1990. Dr Francis has contributed to numerous publications and book chapters, and has had several articles published on multiple sclerosis. He has also been the principal investigator for clinical trials involving Interferon-beta, Copaxone and other therapeutic agents at the multiple sclerosis research clinic in Birmingham.

      Dr Francis has over 25 years of clinical neurology experience and subspecialty training in Neurophysiology, he is able to assess all common, and uncommon, neurological problems from initial consultation, through personal neurophysiological evaluation, to diagnosis and treatment without involving other specialists.

      Personal profile:

      Dr Francis lives in Central Birmingham. Him and his wife are regular patrons of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Welsh National Opera and friends of the Hippodrome Theatre.

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      Dr David A Francis

      Dr David A Francis Neurology & Neurophysiology Consultant, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, private hospital specialist.

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