Dr Ahmed Vanker

Dr Ahmed Vanker

Consultant in Clinical and Paediatric Neuropsychology
BA, BA(Hons), MA(Clin psych), PhD C.Psychol, C sci, AFBPss

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ahmed Vanker at Spire include:

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Professional profile

My work at Spire Leicester Hospital involves conducting clinical psychological/neuropsychological assessments on a wide range of psychological, psychiatric, neurological and even physical problems where there may be a psychological basis. Treatment approaches are eclectic, but favour Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Multimodal Therapy, amongst others.

I also offer a comprehensive dementia screening service.

I work full time for the NHS where I hold the post of Consultant in Clinical and Paediatric Neuropsychology / Deputy Head.

I also have the position of Honorary Clinical Teacher at the University of Leicester. I have held many professional positions, the most recent of which has been Honorary Membership Secretary for the Division of Clinical Psychology and British Psychological Society, where I also served on the admission and executive committees. My experience has been extensive and across the age range.

I am able to see people directly however it is advisable to get a GP or consultant referral.

Clinical Interests

Psychological/neuropsychological assessments across the age range. Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT).

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Psychological Society
Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health
British Association of Behavioural Cognitive Therapies
British Neuropsychiatric Association
Science Council of Great Britain
Royal Society of Medicine

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Current NHS posts

Consultant in Clinical and Paediatric Neuropsychology

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Personal Profile

I was raised in a city called 'Surfers Paradise' (Durban, South Africa) so a major part of my life has involved sport. I have played. competitive sport and have represented my province in athletics and have played competitive football, cricket, swimming, squash and tennis. My first degree was in the performance arts (music,drama) and I have performed in over thirty productions. Apart from photography, I also like working with computers which have proven to be a big asset in the work I do.

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Financial Interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary email

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