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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Usman Khan at Spire include:
I have expertise in the assessment, diagnosis and management of all neurological conditions. My clinical interests reside in headache and cerebrovascular diseases. I am part of the tertiary headache and hyper-acute stroke services at St George’s Hospital. I offer a comprehensive service in the assessment, diagnosis and management of all types of headache, specifically chronic headaches and migraine. I am qualified to assess, diagnose and manage all types of stroke, TIA (mini-stroke), complications of stroke, and all other vascular conditions of the brain.
I am also able to provide guidance on cardiovascular disease and stroke prevention. I am an authority on blood pressure-related small vessel disease and other types of small blood vessel diseases of the brain and vascular dementia. In addition, I have expertise in the neuro-rehabilitation of many neurological conditions and have previously worked at the Wolfson neuro-rehabilitation centre and now see patients at Ascot Rehab in Bagshot.
I bring to Spire St Anthony's experience gleaned over several years from assessing and managing over 2,500 annual admissions to the hyper-acute stroke service, a quarter of which are acute neurological cases, the remainder being stroke cases. I have both inpatient and outpatient experience in the management of general neurology, specialist stroke and tertiary-level headache cases.
I qualified as a doctor from Imperial College in London during which I completed a BSc (1st class honours) and was awarded a variety of distinctions and prizes. Over the course of my junior doctor training, I developed an interest in neurology and embarked on and completed a PhD in cerebrovascular disease. I trained in neurology at St George’s University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and was appointed a consultant neurologist at St George’s in 2012.
As governance lead for neurology and stroke at St George's, I have a detailed understanding of the myriad of factors that are important in enhancing patient safety and satisfaction. I am an active contributor to clinical trial research and have several publications and understand the importance of medical research in enhancing patient care. My research varies from publications of interesting neurology cases in such journals as Practical Neurology and the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, to more scientific research, mostly in stroke-related areas, published in journals such as Cerebrovascular disease, Stroke, Circulation and JAMA Neurology.
MB BS / University of London / 1999
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MB BS is a degree given to physicians at the basis of their training.
PhD / University of London / 2011
Doctor of Philosophy
One of the highest academic degrees awarded by universities - I have a PhD in vascular neurology.
FRCP (Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians)
Association of British Neurologists (ABN)
British Association of Stroke Physicians (BASP)
St George's University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.Back to top
I enjoy classical music and opera. I love to travel to new destinations and explore different cultures and creeds.Back to top
Uses an EMG machine at Spire St Anthony's that is 100% owned by Wimbledon Neurocare, an organisation in which he owns a small shareholding.Back to top
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