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:


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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, and Nervous system.

Clinical Interests

Alzheimers disease
Memory disorders
Movement disorders

Special Clinical Interests: Dementia, General neurology, Epilepsy.

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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
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians, UK

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
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

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
xecutive 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)

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Current NHS posts

University Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Neurology, University of Cambridge

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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