Dr Esmaeil Nikfekr

Consultant Neurologist

MD, PhD, MRCP-UK


Specialises in

I specialise in Multiple sclerosis (MS) and inflammatory conditions of the brain and spinal cord. I previously worked at University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) running their Multiple sclerosis service, before moving to Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) where I am currently based at Queen’s Medical Centre. During my seven-year tenure at UHL, I was Principle Investigator (PI) for more than 10 national and international clinical trials in Multiple sclerosis.

I have a PhD in Parkinson's disease (PD) from Nottingham University and treat PD patients as well as migraine and headache, using Botulinum toxin injections for chronic migraine based on NHS England licensing criteria. In addition, I deal with a wide range of neurological conditions, and care for patients who suffer from a spectrum of disorders such as epilepsy and neuropathy.

Currently I run both general neurology and MS clinics in the NHS at Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre and Mansfield’s King’s Mill Hospital and a private clinic here at Spire Leicester Hospital.

I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of UK (FRCP-UK) and a member of the Association of British Neurologists (ABN). I have also practised in the medico-legal field since 2015, as an expert in cases with both personal injuries and clinical negligence, and I am a member of The Faculty of Expert Witnesses for Doctors (the FEW). I have been a member of the UK Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM) and a registered Data Protection Officer with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) since 2017.



 

 

 

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Esmaeil Nikfekr at Spire include:

Neurology

Other treatments

Dr Nikfekr treats general neurological conditions including Multiple sclerosis, headache and chronic migraine headache, movement disorders, Parkinson's disease and epilepsy.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Neurology
Multiple sclerosis
Headache
Epilepsy
Movement disorders

Chronic migraine headache and Parkinson's disease.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

General Medical Counsel (GMC)

British Medical Association (BMA)

Association of British Neurologist (ABN)

Royal College of physician-London (RCP)

Movement Disorders Society (MDS)

Medical Defence Union (MDU)

Current NHS posts

Consultant Neurologist, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham.

Contact information

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Amber Webster
Private secretary telephone 0116 265 3634
Private secretary fax 0116 265 3684
Private secretary email amber.webster@spirehealthcare.com