Professor David S Holder

Professor David S Holder

Neurophysiologist
MA (Cantab), MA (Berkeley), PhD, MRCP

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor David S Holder at Spire include:

Clinical neurophysiology at Spire Leicester Hospital

Other treatments

  • Neurophysiology

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Professional profile

I have a dual training in Medicine and Neurology, and also Biophysics. I am a Professor of Biophysics and Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology at UCL Hospitals, London. I travel to Leicester once a fortnight to undertake tests in clinical neurophysiology, which are EEG (brainwave recording) EMG and nerve conduction studies (tests of muscle and nerve function).

I use the latest electronic equipment, all tests are reported immediately and available electronically. As well as being a consultant at UCLH, I run an inter-disciplinary research group, developing new methods of measuring brain and nerve function.

Clinical Interests


Special clinical interests: Electroencephalography (EEG) nerve conduction studies, electromyography (EMG).

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Qualification and professional memberships

BA / Corpus Christi College, Cambridge / 1975
Bachelor's degree in Medicine, Physiology with Biophysics

MBBS / University College Hospital, London / 1978
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MA / Corpus Christi College Cambridge / 1979
Masters degree in Medicine, Physiology with Biophysics

MRCP / UK / 1982
Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom

MA / University of California, Berkeley, USA / 1984
Master of Arts, Biophsics

PhD Physiology / University College Hospital, London / 1991
Doctor of Philosophy

FRCP / UK / 2005
Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom


Professional memberships

British Society of Clinical Neuro-physiology
British Medical Association

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Current NHS posts

Professor of Biophysics and Clinical Neurophysiology, Hon Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology, University College London and UCL Hospitals

Department of Medical Physics, University College London

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Personal Profile

My hobbies are jogging, jazz and tennis. I also play saxophone in a band.

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Financial Interests

Owns 100% of the Electromyograph and Nerve Conduction Study equipment which he uses at Spire Leicester Hospital.

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Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at Spire Leicester 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Mrs Amanda Holder
Private secretary telephone 0208 458 3016
Private secretary email amandajholder@gmail.com

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