Dr Ben Simpson

Consultant Neurologist

MA, MB, BS, MRCP, PhD


Specialises in

  • Migraine and other headache disorders
  • Parkinson's disease and tremor
  • Seizures, blackouts and 'funny turns'
  • Memory problems and dementia
  • Dr Simpson sees adults only at Spire Leicester Hospital

I am a consultant neurologist and qualified from Cambridge and London. I trained in Cambridge, London and the Midlands. I have a PhD from Imperial College London in scanning patients with Parkinson’s disease and memory problems. my main clinical interests are headaches, Parkinson’s disease, tremors, dystonia and botulinum toxin injection therapy.


General Medical Council Number: C6028919

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ben Simpson at Spire include:

Neurology

Other treatments

Dr Simpson treats Alzheimer’s disease, Epilepsy, Headache, Memory disorders, Movement disorders, Multiple sclerosis, Muscle disease, Neurogenetics, Neuro-immunology, Neuromuscular disorders, Neuro-ophthalmology, Pain management, Peripheral nerve disease, Strokes.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Headache
Epilepsy
Movement disorders
Alzheimers disease
Memory disorders
Pain management
Multiple sclerosis
Strokes
Peripheral nerve disease
Muscle disease
Neurogenetics
Sleep disorders
Neuro-immunology
Neuromuscular disorders
Neuro-ophthalmology

Headache, Parkinson’s disease, tremors, dystonia, botulinum toxin injection therapy, memory problems and Alzheimer’s disease, pain management.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Association of British Neurologists

British Medical Association

Royal College of Physicians

American Academy of Neurology

Movement Disorders Society

Health Education

East Midlands Neurology Training Assessment Panel

Medical Defence Union

Research and publications

Parkinson’s disease and related movement disorders, scanning in Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

Current NHS posts

Consultant Neurologist, University Hospital Lecester - Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital.

Personal profile

I enjoy the outdoor life, especially running, mountaineering and Scuba diving. Indoors, I like music and cooking.

Contact information

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Judith Wragg
Private secretary telephone 0116 265 3041
Private secretary fax 0116 265 3664
Private secretary email judith.wragg@spirehealthcare.com