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Dr Rudy Capildeo

Consultant Neurologist
MB, BS, FRCP

Practising at

Spire Hartswood Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Rudy Capildeo at Spire include:

Neurology

Other treatments

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Strokes

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Professional profile

Availability: Wednesday morning, afternoon and evening.

I am a consultant neurologist at Spire Hartswood private hospital in Brentwood offering private neurology.

I was a consultant neurologist at the Regional Centre for Neurosciences, Oldchurch Hospital (now Queen’s Hospital, Romford) and at Basildon Hospital from 1982 until 2002. My neurology training was at the Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham, London, from 1973 to 1982. In Essex, I set up specialist clinics in headache, migraine, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, TIA and provided paediatric neurology care.

I have been in full-time private practice since 2002. I offer rapid access towards diagnosis and treatment for all types of neurological diseases. In addition to top of the range scanning at Spire Hartswood (MRI, MR angiography, CT scanning, EEG and EMG/nerve conduction studies), DAT scanning for Parkinson’s disease can be arranged. For complicated spinal cases, upright MRI scans can be arranged, as can 3T MRI scanning for early dementia diagnosis.

At any one time, I liaise with 35-40 different consultant physicians, neurophysiologists, radiologists and surgeons, for the benefit of my patients.

I am a busy Neurologist with a keen interest within my specialty, with 8 books and more than 80 papers published. It is also an interest of mine to raise funds for research and charities linked to my specialty, ie multiple sclerosis.

I believe in a personal and practical approach to patients and their families.


Clinical Interests

Alzheimers disease
Epilepsy
Headache
Multiple sclerosis
Neurology
Strokes

Special Clinical Interests: Neurology: Parkinson's disease, Dementia, Sleep disorders, Head/spinal injuries, Headache including injection treatment for chronic migraine, TIA/stroke medicine, Motor neurone disease, Brain tumours.

Private contact details

Telephone Spire Hartswood 01277 266 766
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
Royal Society of Medicine
Association of British Neurologists. Independent Doctors Forum - committee member and member of sub-committee on teaching and research
Association of British Neurologists

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Personal Profile

My main hobbies would be listening to music, playing chess, bridge and supporting at Chelsea Football Club.

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