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Neurology - Paediatric Neurology

Here you can find out more about our Neurology team.

Our consultants are:

  • Anna Schugal
  • Andrew Curran
  • Anand Iyer
  • Rachel Kneen
  • Stefan Spinty
  • Rajesh Madhu
  • Mike Griffiths

Ram Kumar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Ram KumarI have been a consultant paediatric neurologist at Alder Hey since 2007. I graduated from the University of Cambridge. I trained in paediatrics and paediatric neurology in London initially. I spent a year as a clinical fellow in neonatology in Australia before coming back to England to complete paediatric neurology training in Manchester.

My area of expertise is early brain injury and its consequences, in particular neurorehabilitation of spasticity and movement disorders. I work with a lot of adult and paediatric specialists and therapists.

I also undertakes general and acute paediatric neurology inpatient on-call and outpatient clinics at Alder Hey and across a number of other hospitals in the region.

Specialisms

Paediatric neurology, acute paediatric neurology, brain injury, neurorehabilitation, spasticity, movement disorders, cerebral palsy, headache, epilepsy, neurogenetics, sleep disorders

Qualifications

  • MA (Cantab)
  • MB BChir
  • MRCP (UK)

Memberships

British Paediatric Neurology Association

Department contact

0151 252 5164

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