Dr Antony Thomas
MBBS, MD, DNB, FRCP (Edin), FRCP (Lon)
I joined University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire in early 2008 as a Consultant Neurologist and developed a Specialist Headache service in 2009.
I obtained my MBChB from Kerala University, Kottayam in 1989 and have two Post Graduate degrees in General Medicine, MD from Kasturba Medical College Manipal, India and DNB (Diplomate of National Board) from National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.
My neurology training included spells at St James University Hospital Leeds and Leicester Royal Infirmary followed by clinical research in Motor Neuron Disease (MND) at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield. My main Calman programme took place at Wessex Neurological Centre based at the University Teaching Hospital Southampton and Poole General Hospital.
My headache interest developed as a specialist registrar and later I trained in headache disorders at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London with the Headache Group and also at the North Midlands headache clinic. I also had training in Neuro-ophthalmology at Moorfields and St Thomas' in London.
I offer injections for chronic migraine and greater occipital nerve injections for chronic, medically refractory headaches.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Antony Thomas at Spire include:
I treat a number of neurological conditions including; injections for chronic migraine, greater occipital nerve block for chronic refractory headaches. neuro-ophthalmology, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, motor neuron disease, myasthenia gravis, functional neurological disorders and clinical neurology.
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