Dr Rebecca Liu


Consultant Neurologist

Dr Rebecca Liu is a consultant neurologist at The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. She treats patients with a wide range of neurological conditions and medically unexplained symptoms. She offers a specialist epilepsy service covering all aspects of seizure management from newly diagnosed epilepsy to complex and difficult to control epilepsy. She places great emphasis on a holistic approach to managing epilepsy, concentrating not only on medication but focusing on equally important aspects e.g. mood, memory and social wellbeing.

She is the Trust lead for functional neurological disorders and has recently established a new clinical service for patients with dissociative seizures.

She completed her medical training at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and obtained a first class BSc Degree in psychology from University College London. She conducted her postgraduate medical training at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square and the Royal Free Hospital, London. She developed her epilepsy skills at The Epilepsy Society, Chalfont and Queen Square, and was awarded a PhD for her research into the impact of seizures on the human brain. She has received local and international awards and has published her findings in a number of prestigious peer reviewed journals.

As audit lead for epilepsy at the Royal Free Hospital and a member of the North Central London STP Committee, she is passionate about raising awareness about epilepsy and improving the quality of epilepsy services in primary and secondary care.

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Hospital Locations

Royal Free Hospital

Year qualified


Country of qualification


Languages spoken

English, Cantonese


  • Neurology


  • General Medical Council
  • Association of British Neurologists
  • International League against Epilepsy

Procedures offered

  • Lumbar puncture

Clinical interests

Broad spectrum of neurological conditions including headache, blackouts, dizziness and medically unexplained symptoms. Specialist interest in neurological causes of blackouts and all aspects of seizure management from recently diagnosed to difficult to control epilepsy.

Research interests

Particular research interests are: the structural effects of epileptic seizures on the brain and epilepsy associated risks. Also keen interest in postgraduate education.

Dr Rebecca Liu, Consultant Neurologist is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London