Dr Niranjanan Nirmalananthan
Secretary: Anna Jones
Secretary email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary telephone: 020 8725 4322
Dr Nirmalananthan's main specialist interests are in neuromuscular disorders and headache disorders. He runs weekly regional specialist clinics for nerve and muscle disease and headache. His main academic interests are in neurogenetics.
Dr Nirmalananthan is a Consultant Neurologist at St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George's University of London.
Dr Nirmalananthan graduated in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University before studying Medicine at King’s College London. He was awarded a PhD in Neuroscience from the Institute of Neurology, University College London before undertaking higher specialist training in neurology at St George’s Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London.
Dr Nirmalananthan is clinical lead for the neuromuscular service and the headache service at St George's. He also co-chairs the South West London and Surrey Neurosciences Network. He was Clinical Lead for Neurology & Neurophysiology at St George's from 2016-2019 and Clinical Director of the Atkinson Morley Regional Neurosciences Centre at St George's Hospital from 2019-2023.
Dr Nirmalananthan is also currently National Clinical Director for Neurology at NHS England.
Prizes, memberships and fellowships
- Lord Adrian Prize, British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology, 2009
- Sir Charles Symonds Prize, Association of British Neurologists, 2007
- Medical Research Council Clinical Research Training Fellowship, 2005-2008
- Member, Association of British Neurologists
- Member, British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology
- Member, British Peripheral Nerve Society
- Member, British Myology Society
- Member, British Association for the Study of Headache
- Member, International Headache Society
- Fellow, Royal College of Physicians
- Editorial board member: Frontiers in Genetic Disorders