Dr Gorande Kanabar

Dr Gorande Kanabar

Consultant Neurophysiologist


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I am a Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology and since 2002 I am Head of Neurophysiology in the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust spanning Lister Hospital, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, The New Queen Elizabeth II Hospital and Hertford County Hospital. I achieved a distinction in my M.B.B.S. from Topiwala National Medical College – University of Mumbai in 1989 and further qualified as M.D. in 1993 from the University of Mumbai with my thesis in “Brain stem auditory evoked potential in meningitis”. In 1993 I became a fully qualified Consultant in General Medicine and as a Consultant Physician in Gujarat, India treated underprivileged patients in Rural Indian Communities.

After moving to the United Kingdom, I completed my clinical training from the prestigious Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery – Liverpool in 1998 and finished my Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in Clinical Neurophysiology in 2002 from St Bartholomew’s Hospital and Royal London Hospital NHS Trust. This included rotations at Great Ormond Street Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery – Queen’s Square, London. As my experience as a Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist grew, I became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2008.

Alongside working as the Head of Neurophysiology for the East & North HERTS NHS Trust since 2002, I also worked as Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist at the Royal free Hospital in Hampstead, London from 2002 – 2007. In addition to my experience in the National Health Service, I have gained extensive experience within the Private Healthcare sector.

In addition to my vast experience in Clinical Neurophysiology, I have achieved accolades within academia as an Honorary Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London since 2007. To further my research network I became an Honorary Research Associate at the University College Hospital from 2015 to 2018. My international work and efforts to build the Neuroscience Community led me to become an Honorary Speaker in the Nigerian Neuroscience Society Conference in 2021.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Gorande Kanabar at Spire include:

Clinical neurophysiology

Other treatments

  • Electromyography (EMG, QEMG, SF-EMG, TMCS)
  • Evoked Potentials (SSEP, Intra-Operative SSEP, MEP, Intra-Operative MEP, ERG, PERG, VEP, PVEP, BAEP)
  • Electroencephalography (Routine, Ambulatory, Sleep Deprived, Video Telemetry)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Motor neurone disease
  • Nerve injuries
  • Radiculopathy

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Additional information

Back pain
Degenerative spine
Lumbar spine disorders
Neck pain
Pain management

Special clinical interests: Carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuropathy, brachial neuritis, diabetic neuropathy, peripheral nerve injuries, myopathy/polymyositis, single fibre EMG and myasthenia gravis.

MBBS / India / 1989
University of Mumbai

MD / India / 1993
University of Mumbai

CCT / St Bartholomew’s Hospital / 2002
Clinical Neurophysiology

FRCP / London / 2008
Royal College of Physicians

Professional memberships

British Peripheral Nerve Society

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London

British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology

British Medical Association

Professional leadership

Head of Clinical Neurophysiology at Hertford County Hospital (since January 2003)

Vein Wrap in Recurrent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Annals of Plastic Surgery (2012), Volume 69

Multiple Causes of Apnoea in 1P36 Deletion Syndrome Including Seizures – European Journal of Epilepsy (2012), Volume 21

Immunosuppression Resistant Polymyositis due to Occult Oesophageal Carcinoma - Hertfordshire Journal of Medicine (2011), Volume 6

Seizures in Benign Epilepsy with Centrotemporal Spikes – Epileptic Disorders (2010), Volume 12, Number 4

Media Coverage

Dr Kanabar won an award for her contribution to society in Dharmaj town, India. The town celebrated ‘pink power’, an all-women event where they paint the town a colour, this year pink, and celebrate women in power.
January 2020

Consultant, East and North Herts NHS Trust

Honorary Consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, London

Honorary Research Associate, UCL, London

Honorary Lecturer at Middlesex University