Dr Gerry Saldanha

Neurologist

MA (Oxon) FRCP (London)


Specialises in

I have been a consultant neurologist for over 20 years. I have a wealth of experience diagnosing and treating general neurological symptoms and conditions.

I obtained a degree in Chemistry at Oxford University which included a pharmacological research project. I then qualified in Medicine having trained at St Thomas' Hospital, London. I undertook specialist neurology training at a number of hospitals in London including a senior registrar post at The National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square.

I was then appointed Consultant Neurologist at Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust in 2000. I am also an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London.

To schedule an appointment with me please call my secretary directly on 01892 546246.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Gerry Saldanha at Spire include:

Neurology

Other treatments

I will see patients with a wide range of neurological conditions and symptoms including:

  • Blackouts and memory problems
  • Botox treatment for chronic migraine
  • Brain tumours
  • Dizziness
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Imbalance
  • Migraine
  • Motor neurone disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Numbness and weakness
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Seizures
  • Stroke
  • Transient ischaemic attack
  • Tremor

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Neurology
Alzheimers disease
Epilepsy
Headache
Memory disorders
Movement disorders
Multiple sclerosis
Pain management
Strokes
Peripheral nerve disease

I have a particular interest in headache and migraine and have developed a regular Botox service for patients with chronic migraine. I am also very interested in multiple sclerosis and have helped establish an award winning physiotherapy service for MS patients.

Qualification and professional memberships

BA / Oxford University / 1984
Batchelor of Arts
Chemistry

MBBS / London / 1989
Batchelor of Medicine

MA / Oxford University / 2004
Master of Arts
Chemistry

FRCP / London / 2004
Professional qualification (medicine)


Professional memberships

Association of British Neurologists

Royal College of Physicians London


Professional leadership

Training Programme Director for Neurology South London

Current NHS posts

Consultant Neurologist Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Honorary Consultant Neurologist King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Honorary Senior Lecturer King’s College London

Personal profile

I am married and have two daughters.

Contact information

Telephone 01892 741 150
Website http://www.ksneurology.co.uk
Private secretary Mrs Naomi Kirkby
Private secretary telephone 01892 546 246
Private secretary email ksneurology@gmail.com