The service has neuro-therapists who provide assessment and therapy for patients. They also devise treatment plans with realistic goals to suit individual needs and are always on-hand to offer advice and support. They treat adults (over 16 years of age) with neurological conditions affecting their brain, spinal cord and/or nerves, while also treating children for neurological conditions as part of their children’s services.
The Neuromuscular team work closely with respiratory physicians, cardiologists, interventional radiologists and orthopaedic surgeons to achieve the best outcomes possible for patients.
How to access the service
To visit the Barts Health neuromuscular centre patients can be referred to the service by a healthcare professional, such as a GP.
Dr Aleksandar Radunovic
Doctor Aleksandar Radunovic has a special interest in neuromuscular disorders. He runs the multidisciplinary neuromuscular service for North East London and Essex and sees patients at the Royal London Hospital. Dr Radunovic works closely with respiratory physicians, cardiologists, interventional radiologists and orthopaedic surgeons – to achieve the best outcomes possible for neuromuscular patients.
Dr Louise Hartley
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Delivers paediatric neurology care at Barts Health Service.
Neuromuscular Nurse Specialist
Delivers paediatric care at Barts Health Service. Contact 0203 594 0397
Other key people in the team include:
- Dr Kulan Nagendran, Clinical Neurophysiologist
- Dr Abir Sanyal, Clinical Neurophysiologist
- Dr Leila Vico Pardo, Clinical Neurophysiologist
- Dr Simon Lloyd-Owen, Consultant Respiratory Physician
- Dr David Simcock, Consultant Respiratory Physician
- Dr Sam Mohiddin, Consultant Cardiologist
- Dr Neha Sekhri, Consultant Cardiologist
- Professor Silvia Marino, Professor of Neuropathology
Clinics are held at The Royal London Hospital, twice a week.
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