Professor Andrea Malaspina



GMC number: 4357036

Practicing since: 1990



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  • Thursday 17:30 - 20:30
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Professor Andrea Malaspina is a Professor of Neurology and a Consultant Neurologist at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital.  He undertook his post-graduate medical studies in the UK with a PhD in Molecular Neuro-biology. He completed his training in clinical neurology at Barts and The London School of Medicine where he has also gained experience in neurophysiology.

Since 2012, Professor Malaspina has formalised his long-held research career with an academic position at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and in 2019 was appointed as Professor of Neurology.

Professor Malaspina has more than 20 years experience as Clinical Neurologist, and a broad exposure to a wide spectrum of neurological and neuromuscular disorders. He has been actively involved in clinical and basic research in neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders.

Professor Malaspina is the Co-Director of the Barts Health MN Care and Research Centre and active clinically and research wise within UCL Partners Academic Health Science Centre and the newly created UCL Queen Square Motor Neuron Disease Centre.

Professor Malaspina adopts an open approach in the interpretation of the neurological disorders, with diagnostic and therapeutic strategies that take into account the patient’s view and scientific evidence. He believes that the sharing of knowledge and the ability to listen are milestones in any effective diagnostic and therapeutic process.

Special interests

This includes:

  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Head and neck trauma
  • Movement disorders
  • Headache

Other interests

Neuromuscular disorders, MND, head and neck traumas, neuroinflammatory and movement disorders. Neurophysiological techniques in the diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders.

Locations Professor Andrea Malaspina works with

Related experience


Professor Malaspina is an esteemed scientist in the field of neurodegeneration. He has a research focus on neuromuscular disorders like MND. He is the Author of over 100 scientific publications and he has contributed substantially to the identification of molecular signatures of disease in accessible tissues, for early diagnosis and monitoring of disease progression and treatment response.


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London
  • British Medical Association
  • Association of British Neurologists
  • Dementias & Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network
  • Italian Medical Society

Other posts held

  • Honorary Consultant Neurologist, Barts Health, UCL Partners
  • Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience and Trauma Centre, Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London

Insurers Professor Andrea Malaspina works with

Professor Andrea Malaspina works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna International
  • Cigna
  • PHC
  • Police Mutual
  • Simplyhealth
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


Professor Andrea Malaspina does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Andrea Malaspina does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor Andrea Malaspina does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.