Dr Hassan was an undergraduate at Oxford and then Kings College London, qualifying in 1994. He trained in neurology locally in Leeds as well as at St George's Hospital London, where he spent three years on the PhD thesis on the genetics of cerebrovascular disease.
Dr Hassan has been a consultant in Leeds since 2006 and sees a full spectrum of neurological conditions in his practice including common problems such as epilepsy, headache and movement disorders. He also has a subspecialty interest in stroke medicine and works on the acute stroke unit at Leeds General Infirmary as well as in outpatients. He is the Stroke Research Lead at the LGI and currently is involved in a number of research trials sponsored by major charitable funding bodies including the Stroke Association and British Heart Foundation.
Dr Hassan has published extensively in stroke and neurology journals.
- General neurology
- Stroke Medicine
- Medicolegal work
Dr Hassan enjoys spending his weekends entertaining three young daughters and training for charity half marathons.
Dr Hassan has a particular research and clinical interest in stroke syndromes affecting young adults, contributing to three textbooks and fifteen peer reviewed journal publications to date.
- Member ABN Stroke advisory group
- Member Scientific Committee British Association of Stroke Physicians 2009-11
- Various Trial Steering Committees
- Numerous journal publications and book chapters
- Fellow Royal College of Physicians
- Association of British Neurologists
- British Association of Stroke Physicians
Other post held
- Consultant Neurologist and Stroke Physician at Leeds Teaching Hospitals
- Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds
Insurers Dr Ahamad Hassan works with
Dr Ahamad Hassan works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP International
- Benenden Health
- Bupa On Demand
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
- Westfield Health WPA
Dr Ahamad Hassan does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Ahamad Hassan does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Ahamad Hassan does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.