Dr Heather Angus-Leppan

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Dr Heather Angus-Leppan

MBBS HONS, MSC, MD, FRACP, FRCP

Consultant Neurologist

Heather Angus-Leppan MBBS (Hons), MSc (Epilepsy), MD, FRACP, FRCP is Consultant Neurologist, and Epilepsy Lead at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital, University College London. She is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College and Imperial College London.

She has a keen and active interest in general Neurology, headache and migraine, epilepsy and chronic pain. Her practice has been enhanced by a wide experience in the northern and southern hemispheres, having worked in Australia, Chile, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

After completing an MD in Sydney, Australia, she came as Visiting Australasian Clinical Fellow to the Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford in 1993, and subsequently worked as Senior Registrar in Cardiff, and as a Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Essex Neuroscience Centre.

She is past Honorary Secretary of the Clinical Neurosciences Section of the Royal Society of Medicine, and of the Association of British Neurologists. She is current President of the Clinical Neurosciences Section, Royal Society of Medicine. She has published articles on basic and clinical aspects of epilepsy and migraine.

Year qualified

1984


Country of qualification

Australia


Languages spoken

English, German, Spanish, Australian


Specialities

  • Neurology


Memberships

  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians
  • Fellow
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • Member
  • Association of British Neurologists


Registration and licensing

GMC:3648540


Special interests

  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Clinical research


Procedures offered

  • Lumbar puncture


Clinical interests

  • General Neurology
  • Headache and migraine
  • Epilepsy and blackouts
  • Chronic pain


 

Research interests

  • Headache and migraine
  • Epilepsy
  • Syncope (fainting)


Dr Heather Angus-Leppan, Consultant Neurologist is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London