Giles Elrington is a General Neurologist with interest in headache, migraine, MS and neuropsychiatry. He regularly manages other common neurological diseases including epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, spinal and peripheral nerve disease.
Dr Elrington's key skills are in clinical diagnosis, and medical management. He qualified in 1980 from Barts, with honours in Surgery and in Clinical Pharmacology. His MD thesis work was in London and Oxford where he acquired expertise also in Myasthenia, and a Diploma in Immunology at Chelsea College. He then trained at the National Hospital for Neurology, and the Radcliffe Infirmary, before in 1993 becoming Consultant at the Royal London Hospital and in Colchester where he established the Neurocare Rehab team, and a botulinum toxin clinic. He resigned his Colchester NHS post in 2001 but has continued a headache clinic at the Royal London Hospital, until in 2011 moving to the City of London Migraine Clinic, to become Medical Director until 2014. He continues research into MS and headache at the Royal London Hospital. From 2007 to 2014 he did weekly general and botulinum toxin clinics at Southend General Hospital. Dr Elrington's NHS work is currently at the Clinical Research Centre at Barts Health, plus he undertook a waiting list initiative and was recently booked for six months to clear a waiting list, which he then completed the task in three months.
Dr Elrington also accepts medico-legal instruction in personal injury, medical negligence, family and employment cases.
He is a regular lecturer for the Pharma Industry, also for BMJ Master classes, Headache Master classes, Infomed, the British Association for the study of headache and the Barts/QMUL MS preceptorship.