Dr Dennis Chan

Dr Dennis Chan

University Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Neurologist

Practising at

Spire Gatwick Park Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Dennis Chan at Spire include:

Other treatments

Alzheimer's disease

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Professional profile

I am an academic neurologist with a special interest in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease prior to the onset of dementia. I hold dual research doctorates in basic and clinical neuroscience. My NHS practice is based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, where I undertake clinics in general neurology, dementia and mild cognitive impairment.

I specialise in treatments of the following areas: Brain Spinal cord Nervous system

Executive Committee, NIHR Surrey and Sussex Comprehensive Local Research Network, 2010-2014 National Special Advisory Committee for Neurology, 2010-2013 Training Programme Director for Neurology, Kent Surrey and Sussex (KSS) Deanery, 2011-2013

Clinical Interests

Alzheimers disease
Memory disorders
Movement disorders

Dementia General neurology

Private contact details

Telephone Insured - 01293 778 919; Self funding - 01293 778 906
Private secretary Sheryl Weston
Private secretary telephone 07769 317 654
Private secretary fax 01444 300 301
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

BSc (Neuroanatomy) / University College London / 1988
1st Class Honours

PhD / University College London / 1992
Thesis title: A topographical analysis of hippocampal field connectivity in the rat (supervisor: Nobel Laureate Professor J O’Keefe FRS)

MB BChir / University of Cambridge (Trinity College) / 1993

MRCP / London / 1997

MD / University of Cambridge / 2008
Thesis title: Structural and neuropsychological investigations in the diagnosis of early dementia (supervisor: Professor MN Rossor FMedSci)

FRCP / London / 2009

Professional memberships

Association of British Neurologists
American Academy of Neurology

Professional leadership

Research lead for mild cognitive impairment and early Alzheimer’s disease, University of Cambridge

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Current NHS posts

University Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Neurology, University of Cambridge.

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