Dr Colette Griffin
Secretary: Mary Fosu-Manu
Secretary email: Mary.FosuManu@stgeorges.nhs.uk
Secretary telephone: 020 8725 4631
Dr Griffin is a consultant neurologist at St George's Hospital. She has particular specialist interests in traumatic brain injury and neurorehabilitation. She is clinical lead for traumatic brain injury at St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
She has developed and runs a fully comprehensive multi-disciplinary traumatic brain injury service at St George's Hospital. This offers seamless multi-disciplinary treatment from the point of patient admission through the major trauma centre, onwards to inpatient neurorehabilitation and ultimately home. This service is regarded as a national beacon of best medical practice.
She is also clincal lead for the Intrathecal Baclofen and Intrathecal Phenol services. These are tertiary regional services, and form an integral part of the fully inclusive spasticity service within the trust. Dr Griffin also has a busy general neurology practice within the trust, both within the inpatient and outpatient settings.
Her other professional interests are within the fields of sports medicine and advocacy training.
Dr Griffin studied medicine at St Bartholomew's Medical School, University of London, qualifying in 1993. She was awarded an MD in 2003 by University College London for her thesis on novel MRI techniques in the understanding of the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis. She completed her neurological training at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, The Royal London Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital.
Dr Griffin has published many papers on multiple novel MRI techniques and their role as surrogate markers of disease activity in multiple sclerosis.
- Member: Royal College of Physicians (UK)
- Member: Association of British Neurologists
- Member: British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine
- Member: British Association of Stroke Physicians
- Member: British Medical Association
- Member: British Society of Neurological Surgeons specialist interest group - head injury
- Member: Special Olympics health and well being committee