Consultant Profile

Dr Julian Blake

Dr Julian Blake BSc MBBS MRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Norwich Hospital
  • Neurophysiology
    Special clinical interests:

    Peripheral nerve and muscle disease, in particular inherited and inflammatory peripheral neuropathies
    Motor neurone disease
    Entrapment neuropathies
    Traumatic neuropathies and brachial plexus injuries

    Research interests:

    Genetics, aetiology and pathology of inherited peripheral neuropathies

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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

    Founder member of the British Peripheral Nerve Society
    Member of the Peripheral Nerve Society
    Member British Society of clinical Neurophysiology
    Member of Association of British Neurologists
    Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    01953 483327
    Private secretary:
    Mr Robert Garcia
    Private secretary telephone number:
    01953 483327
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Blake is Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Honorary Consultant at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Queen Square as well as Honorary Consultant at Addenbrooke's and Ipswich Hospitals. He sees patients with peripheral nerve and muscle disease for diagnosis as well as investigation and treatment of patients with carpal tunnel syndrome and other entrapment neuropathies.

    Dr Blake set up along with peripheral nerve team at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery the only one stop clinic in the UK for assessment of patients with inherited neuropathies such as Charcot Marie Tooth disease and inflammatory neuropathies which he jointly holds in London every week.

    Dr Blake continues active research in peripheral nerve disease both at the National Hospital and at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead where he undertook his undergraduate training and where he performed his original research into aspects of mitochondrial disease.

    Personal profile:

    Dr Blake lives in Breckland on a small holding. He has a great interest in motorcycling and has for many years been involved in provision of medical cover at motorcycle racing events particularly with the British Superbikes some of whose riders have unfortunately had the need to see him professionally.

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