I have been a Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine since October 2004.
My areas of expertise include:
Rehabilitation following traumatic and other acquired brain injuries.
Rehabilitation of patients with multiple sclerosis/ brain inflammation.
Rehabilitation following spinal cord injury /paraplegia/tetraplegia/spinal infarction/spinal tumours.
Management of cerebral palsy/ birth anoxia in adulthood.
Rehabilitation needs assessment following acquired brain injury.
Rehabilitation following cerebral infections eg meningitis/ encephalitis.
Management of complex neurological disability and general disability.
Assessment of prognosis and life expectancy following catastrophic brain injury.
Management of patients following major limb amputation.
Management and prevention of pressure ulcer formation.
Management of painful conditions including complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS).
Experience and Training for Medico-Legal Work:
I have been providing expert witness reports since 2006 and currently produce about 12 reports per year.
I am able to complete most reports within four weeks of receipt of instructions.
I attend regular training for my role as an expert witness and get appraised for this role on an annual basis.
I am willing to travel widely to see patients and also able to carry out video assessment and desktop reports when appropriate.