Dr Ruwan Parakramawansha

Dr Ruwan Parakramawansha

Consultant Physician in Stroke and Adult General Medicine

MBBS MD MRCP(UK) Dip Med Tox (Cardiff) MRCPE

Specialises in

  • Stroke medicine
  • General medicine

Also available for:

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I have a special interest in strokes and transient ischaemic attacks (TIAs), funny turns/dizzy spells, atrial fibrillation, hypertension and diseases that masquerade as strokes and mini strokes (TIAs). I am a member of the British & Irish Association of Stroke Physicians, European Stroke Organisation and Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh.

I completed my specialist training in general internal medicine and stroke medicine in West of Scotland and East of Scotland respectively.

I have worked as a Consultant in Stroke Medicine and General Medicine at several Scottish NHS Trusts and York Hospital NHS Trust. I have been contributing actively to stroke research as a co-investigator in a few stroke clinical trials.


General Medical Council Number: C7069771

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ruwan Parakramawansha at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Carotid artery disease
  • Chest radiology
  • Electrocardiogram monitoring or event recorder
  • Giddiness and blackouts investigation and treatment
  • Prevention of cardiovascular disease
  • Strokes

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Additional information

Atrial fibrillation
CT scanning
Magnetic resonance imaging
Stroke prevention
Vascular medicine

Prevention of strokes and heart attacks and treatment of strokes and TIAs (mini strokes)

Professional memberships

British & Irish Association of Stroke Physicians

European Stroke Organisation

Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh

Consultant Stroke Physician, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy.

Private secretary Karen Robertson
Private secretary telephone 0131 202 6393
Private secretary email karen@practicehub.co.uk