Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine
Official Qualifications:
MB ChB, MSc, FRCP Edin
Category:
Contact Address:
Dr David Abankwa
Neath Port Talbot Hospital
Baglan Way
PORT TALBOT
Glamorgan
SA12 7BX

Areas of Expertise:

I have been a Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine since October 2004.

My areas of expertise include:

Neurological Rehabilitation:

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.

Amputee Rehabilitation:

Management of patients following major limb amputation.
Others.
Management and prevention of pressure ulcer formation.
Musculo-skeletal rehabilitation.
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.

Additional Information:
Regional Limits:
GB Wide
Additional Languages:
No
Lawyer Consultation:
15 minutes free of charge discussion:
Yes
Expert Witness Work:
Single Joint Expert:
Yes
Legal Aid Work:
Yes
Criminal Cases:
Yes
Media & Public Relations:
Yes
Personal Injury:
Yes
Expert Witness Activity:
Claimant:
80%
Defendant:
10%
Single Joint Expert:
10%
How many times have you attended court: 0
(Past 3 years)
How many expert reports have you written: 40
(Past 3 years)
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CONTACT US

Office 4, The Old Blacksmith’s Yard
Newnham Lane, Burwell, CAMBRIDGE CB25 0EA

Monday – Friday:
8am – 8pm

Saturday – Sunday:
Email only