Dr Anke Hensiek
Dr med, PhD, FRCP
I am an experienced neurologist and manage all common and rare neurological disorders in my clinical practise. I trained in Neurology at Addenbrooke's Hospital, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology, London. I have a strong academic background and was awarded a PhD for my work on the genetics of multiple sclerosis from the University of Cambridge, as well as holding a doctorate degree for neurological research in Germany.
Having been appointed to my NHS consultant post at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, Papworth Hospital and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn in 2008, I am also a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London. I have extensive experience in all aspects of neurology, including headache, pain, dizziness, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, neuropathies, memory problems, movement disorders and multiple sclerosis.
In my role as neurology lead for the national NF2 and ataxia telangiectasia service in Cambridge, I contribute to the development of management protocols and national guidelines. I conduct several specialist clinics for hereditary neurological disorders, including ataxia, neurofibromatosis, movement disorders and spastic paraparesis.
I participate in the training of students and young neurologists and regularly give lectures to students, junior doctors, GPs and consultant colleagues.
I am actively involved in clinical research, including clinical trials and supervision of PhD students and have published more than 30 articles on various neurological topics, as well as co-authored several book chapters.
I have medicolegal experience since 2009, including personal injury, medical negligence and reports for the GMC.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Anke Hensiek at Spire include: