Dr Saiju Jacob

Consultant Neurologist

MB BS, MD, DPhil (Oxon), FRCP (UK), FRCP (Lon)


Specialises in

  • Epilepsy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Peripheral nerve disease
  • Headache
  • Neuro-immunology

I have been a Consultant Neurologist since 2010 and do general and specialist clinics at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (University Hospital), Birmingham. My special interests are mainly in neuroimmunology (interaction of the immune and nervous systems) and neuromuscular diseases for which I have a specialist clinic.

I see all aspects of general neurology from headaches, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and memory problems, in addition to my special interest in neuromuscular and neuroimmunological diseases.

I am currently clinical lead for Neurology at the University Hospitals Birmingham.

I am a senior research fellow at the University of Birmingham and hold an active academic and research interest in neuroimmunology.

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General Medical Council Number: C5203628

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Saiju Jacob at Spire include:

Neurology

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Epilepsy
Headache
Memory disorders
Movement disorders
Multiple sclerosis
Muscle disease
Neuro-immunology
Neuromuscular disorders
Peripheral nerve disease
Sleep disorders

Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / University of Kerala / 1997
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

MD / The TN Dr MGR University / 2001
Doctor of Medicine
Postgraduate degree in general medicine

MRCP (UK) / Royal College of Physicians, London / 2002
Membership of the Royal College of Physicians
Postgraduate Diploma in Medicine

DPhil / University of Oxford / 2010
Doctorate in Clinical Neurology
PhD in Neurology and Neuroimmunology

FRCP / Royal College of Physicians, London / 2014
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
Fellowship of the Royal College


Professional memberships

General Medical Council

Royal College of Physicians

Association of British Neurologists

American Academy of Neurology

European Academy of Neurology

International Society of Neuroimmunology

British Peripheral Nerve Society

International League Against Epilepsy


Professional leadership

Clinical Lead for Neurology at University Hospital Birmingham
Training Programme Director for Neurology, Health Education England
Secretary - Midland Neurological Society

Current NHS posts

University Hospitals Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Contact information

Telephone 0121 704 5530
Private secretary Lynda Lee
Private secretary telephone 0121 684 0195
Private secretary fax 0121 275 3889
Private secretary email lyndalee.medsec@gmail.com