Dr Paul Reading

Consultant Neurologist
MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCP (Lond & Edin)

Practising at

Spire Washington Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Paul Reading at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I graduated in 1987, undertaking my training at Cambridge, London, Edinburgh and Newcastle. I completed a PhD in the behavioural assessment of embryonic neural grafts in models of Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases.

I am currently based at the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. I have developed an academic and clinical interest in sleep medicine and I am a past president of the British Sleep Society. My interest include narcolepsy, abnormal sleep in neurodegenerative disease (particularly parkinsonian syndromes) and parasomnias.

Clinical Interests

Sleep disorders

Special Clinical Interests: Sleep apnoea

Private contact details

Telephone 0191 418 8687

Media Coverage

North-East consultants among best in country

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BChir / University of Cambridge / 1987
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

Association of British Neurologists
British Sleep Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Neurologist, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

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