Dr Gautam Ambegaonkar
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
MBBS, DCH, MRCPCH
I have been a Paediatric Neurologist for seven years and am an expert in Paediatric Neuromuscular disorders, Headaches, Epilepsy and Movement disorders. I completed my Neurology training at the Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Royal London Hospital in London and was offered my consultant post 5 months before I completed my training!
I single handedly set up the national award winning neuromuscular service at Addenbrooke's following my appointment in April 2011 and have recently launched the Headache service for East of England. Since moving to Cambridge - I have also started my private practice at several hospitals but consult largely at the Spire Cambridge Hospital.
I specialise in Paediatric Neuromuscular disorders, Headaches, Tic disorders and Tourette's, Movement disorders, Epilepsy, CNS demyelinating and developmental disorders. I have a vast experience in Paediatric psychosomatic disorders and have published on the subject. I am a regular faculty on national courses for Paediatric Epilepsy, Headaches and Neurodegenerative disorders for the past seven years.
I am the Royal College of Paediatrics Tutor for Addenbrooke's and was the Regional Advisor for Neurology. I am also the lead for ST4 - ST8 training at Addenbrooke's.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Gautam Ambegaonkar at Spire include:
I am a keen cyclist and love walking. I enjoy playing cricket and am the captain of my local village team. I am also part of a local singing group and we perform at Asian cultural community events on a regular basis