Professor Fayyaz Ahmed

Professor Fayyaz Ahmed

Neurologist

MBBS, MD, FRCP, MBA, MRCP (neurology), PGCME

I am a General Neurologist with interest in headache disorders. I have pioneered the treatment with Botox® in the UK and have > 30 years' experience in diagnosing and treating headache disorders. I have co-authored the British Association for the Study of Headache guidelines on headache disorders (2019) and have contributed to the NICE guidelines on headache in adolescents and adults -CG150 (2015). I have been a trustee of the Migraine Trust (2010-2022) and currently their ambassador. I also advise the Association of British Neurologists on headache disorders since 2015. I organise a national meeting on headache disorders in Hull every other year since 2005. I have lectured around the globe on headache disorders and have assisted many countries in establishing and setting up the headache services.

I have particular expertise in the injection treatments for headache disorders including the nerve block and Botox® injections. I also have expertise in the use of neuro-modulation (non-invasive) in headache disorders.

I have treated more than 5,000 patients with Botulinum toxin for chronic migraine and have delivered more than 20,000 treatment cycles. I have performed more than 10,000 nerve blocks on headache patients.

I have published 83 original peer reviewed articles in leading neurology and headache journals. I peer review for cephalalgia, The Journal of Headache and Pain, European Journal of Neurology and Journal of Clinical Medicine. I am an international examiner for the MRCP UK PACES examination.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Fayyaz Ahmed at Spire include:

Other treatments

Neurological illnesses particularly diagnosis and treatment of headache disorders with use of Botulinum toxin.

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Headache
Neurology

MBBS / Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan / 1986
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MRCP (UK) / Royal College of Physician, London / 1989
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians

FRCP (London) / London / 2000
Fellowship of the Royal College of Physician

MBA / University of Hull / 2010
Master of Business Administration

MRCP (neuro) / Royal College of Physicians, London / 2011
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians

PGCME / University of Hull / 2015
Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education


Professional memberships

British Medical Association

Association of British Neurologist

British Association for the Study of Headache

International Headache Society

Anglo-Dutch Migraine Association

Pakistan Headache Society


Professional leadership

Clinical Director Neurosciences - Department of Neurology Hull Royal Infirmary (2002-2010)
President - British Association for the Study of Headache (2011-2013)
Educational Officer - British Association for the Study of Headache (2014-2022)
President - Anglo-Dutch Migraine Association (2019-2022)
Treasurer - Anglo-Dutch Migraine Association (2015 - date)
Treasurer - International Headache Society (2021 - date)

Consultant Neurologist and Professor (Hon) in Clinical Neurologist Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

I played cricket most of my life and am a qualified cricket umpire. I love watching cricket. I also love travelling and have been to more than 45 countries on holidays and doing professional lecturing.

Telephone 01482 311 774
Email fayyaz.ahmed@nhs.net
Private secretary Adele Riches
Private secretary telephone 01482 672 470