Treatment restrictions due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

As part of our longstanding relationship, we are proud to be dedicating our resources to the NHS at this important time. As a result many of our treatments are currently suspended and we are reviewing all planned procedures and consultations. We are making every effort to talk to impacted patients and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Dr Andrew Michell

Dr Andrew Michell

Consultant Neurophysiologist
BM BCh, MA, PhD, MRCP, Cert Med Ed

Practising at

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Andrew Michell at Spire include:

Clinical neurophysiology

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Professional profile

I qualified from Cambridge then Oxford University medical schools, and undertook neurology and subsequently clinical neurophysiology training in Newcastle followed by Queen Square (London) and Sydney. At Addenbrooke's I lead the Clinical Neurophysiology service, where we investigate diseases of peripheral nerve and muscle as well as interpret tests of the brain to investigate suspected epileptic seizures.

At Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital I provide a full neuromuscular service using EMG and nerve conduction studies (no EEG or other specialist tests they are available privately via Addenbrooke's). I commonly investigate patients with problems such as tingly or numb fingers, sciatica or other nerve root symptoms, and weakness suspected to be caused by nerve or muscle problems. I regularly perform tests to help diagnose rare diseases of the nerves and muscles. I am always happy to explain the tests I perform since they are unfamiliar to most patients and many doctors too. By understanding the investigation you will appreciate its role in diagnosis and how it helps inform decisions about treatment.

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Research and Publication


Nerve Conduction Studies and EMG

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Personal Profile

I am married with three children that keep me pretty busy.

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Financial Interests

Owns 100% of the EMG equipment he uses at the hospital.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01223 266990