Dr Alakendu Sekhar

Consultant Neurologist

MBBS, MRCP (UK) MRCP (Neurology), FRCP ( Ed), CCT in Neurology & Stroke Medicine


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I am a general neurologist by training and have experience of dealing with any neurological illnesses. My sub-specialty interest is in vascular neurology and I have dual accreditation in stroke medicine. I run one epilepsy clinic at the Walton Centre in Liverpool and have special interest in funny turns and blackouts. I have been a consultant for a few years and do enjoy clinical neurology in all aspects.

I am dedicated to patient care and received my clinical excellence award in the first year of my consultant job for developing the stroke intervention pathway for Cheshire and Merseyside stroke network. I act as an advisor for the stroke group of British Neurological Association as this influences the policy development for the stroke patient care and research within the UK.

I am the Clinical Lead for Stroke intervention at Walton Centre, advisor for the Association for British Neurology for stroke, and an Honorary Senior lecturer University of Liverpool.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Alakendu Sekhar at Spire include:

Neurology

Other treatments

General Neurologist with special interest in Vascular Neurology and Epilepsy.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Balance disorders
Stroke prevention

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Assam University, Assam, India / 1998
MBBS


Professional memberships

Association of British Neurology (ABN)

British Association of Stroke Physician (BASP)

Medical Defence Union

Current NHS posts

Consultant Neurologist at Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant Stroke Neurologist at Aintree University Hospital

Honorary Senior Lecturer at University of Liverpool

Personal profile

I live on The Wirral with my wife and two daughters. Other than English language I am fluent in three mainstream Indian Languages (Bengali, Assamese and Hindi).

Contact information

Telephone 0151 929 5181
Private secretary Lynne Murphy
Private secretary telephone 07549223414
Private secretary email lmclerical@outlook.com