Dr James Harley
MBChB, MRCP(Lond), FRCP(Lond)
"I enjoy the calm, relaxed atmosphere at the Spire, which I find helps patients feel at ease and helps me to focus on helping patients. The staff are all very friendly and helpful."
I am a Consultant Neurologist and have worked in Hull since 1998, specialising in neurology since 2003. I am experienced in diagnosing and treating conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, migraine, motor neurone disease, neuropathy, neuro-muscular disorders, stroke, dystonia, ataxia, myelitis, optic neuritis, cognitive disorders and functional disorders.
I commonly deal with symptoms such as headache, numbness, tingling, blackouts, seizures, tremor, weakness, unsteadiness, coordination problems, speech disturbance, memory problems.
My special interest and expertise is in the diagnosis and management of multiple sclerosis.
I am chair of the Neurology Clinical Governance committee at Hull Royal Infirmary.
I am the lead for multiple sclerosis services in Hull, East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr James Harley at Spire include:
Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MBChB / University of Leeds / 1997
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MBChB is a degree given to physicians when they first qualify as doctors.
I am the lead for Multiple Sclerosis services in Hull, East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire. I am chair of the Department of Neurology Clinical Governance forum.
Consultant Neurologist Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
I enjoy spending time with my wife and children, enjoying wildlife together. I occasionally get the chance to indulge in a spot of metal detecting and home brewing.