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Dr Robert Elwes

Consultant Neurologist

MB ChB (Edinburgh), MRCP (UK), MD by Thesis (University of Edinburgh), FRCP (London)

Year qualified:


GMC No. or equivalent


Primary speciality:


Specialist interests:

Epilepsy surgery
Assessment and drug treatment of chronic epilepsy
Differential diagnosis of episodic neurological disorders
Nonepileptic seizures
Intensive EEG monitoring and video telemetry

Professional memberships:

Royal College of Physicians (London)
Association of British Neurologists
British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology
International League against Epilepsy

PA name:

Deborah Shaw


+44 (0)20 3299 8363

Consulting address:

Guthrie Clinic
King's College Hospital
NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

Clinic times:

By appointment


Dr Elwes qualified in Medicine in Edinburgh in 1979 and underwent specialist neurology training in Newcastle upon Tyne. He completed his MD Thesis at the Institute of Psychiatry and King’s College Hospital Medical School and has published extensively within the field of epilepsy. Dr Elwes is a senior Physician in a large multidisciplinary group specialising in the investigation and treatment of epilepsy within King’s Health Partners. His practice relates fully to the care of people with this condition. He has a national and international private practice for the assessment of chronic epilepsy and the surgical evaluation of complex cases requiring intracranial EEG and also provides a second opinion service to other neurologists.

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