Dr Alasdair Parker

MB BS (Lond), MRCP, MD, MA (Camb)

  • Specialities Paediatric Neurology
  • Telephone 01223 370922
  • Year of first qualification 1987
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 3202726
  • Fax 01223 281310


He was trained at St Thomas Hospital, London University, undergoing subsequent general paediatric training in Brighton, Vietnam and Bristol. He undertook specialty training in paediatric neurology, at Guy’s Hospital, London, including 3 years undertaking a clinical research project within childhood epilepsies, culminating in a series of publications and MA.

He was appointed as a consultant in paediatric neurology, at Addenbrooke’s Hospital from 2000. He was regional lead within the field from 2002 until 2012. Particular areas of clinical leadership include headaches, epilepsies, faints and funny turns, movement disorders, tuberose sclerosis and microcephaly. He has previously initiated the clinical services in neuromuscular disorders as well as the rehabilitation of children following acute brain injury. He initiated the regional network in paediatric neurology, and consolidated the outreach clinics to the present number of 15.


  • Weekly Monday 16:00 - 19:00


Current posts

  • Consultant Paediatric Neurologist and Directorate Lead, Department of Paediatric Neurology, Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge
  • Associate Lecturer University of Cambridge

Member of

  • British Medical Association
  • British Paediatric Neurology Association
  • Medical Protection Society


He has published extensively on childhood epilepsies, and more recent publications in process include those on microcephaly, tuberose sclerosis and intracranial hypertension.

Existing research activities include collaboration in a large series of children undergoing genetic investigation for neurological disorders, intracranial hypertension and intractable epilepsies.


Dr Alasdair Parker works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Dr Alasdair Parker does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Alasdair Parker does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Alasdair Parker does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.