Dr Peter Cleland

Consultant Neurologist

MB, Bchir, FRCP

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I have been a consultant neurologist for over 25 years, training in London and Newcastle. I run a busy clinical practice with NHS sessions at Sunderland Royal Hospital and the Regional Neurological Centre in Newcastle.

My special interests include epilepsy and migraine, and I help to run the Epilepsy Surgery Programme at the Regional Neurological Centre.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Peter Cleland at Spire include:


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Additional information

Clinical interests


Special clinical interests: Migraine.

Qualification and professional memberships

MB BChir / University of Cambridge / 1972
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Association of British Neurologists

Professional leadership

Examiner, Royal College of Physicians

Research and publications

Media Coverage

Living with migraine

Current NHS posts

Consultant Neurologist at Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Personal profile

I am married with two children. In addition to clinical neurology, I enjoy teaching both graduates and students. My outside interests include tennis, bridge, gardening and fishing.

Contact information

Telephone 0191 4188636
Email info@spirewashington.com
Private secretary Rachel Moore
Private secretary fax 0191 4176573
Private secretary email rachel.moore@spirehealthcare.com