Dr Anke Hensiek


Dr Med, PhD, FRCP

GMC number: 4342962

Practising since: 1996



Consultation times

  • Friday PM
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07767 329 802

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Dr Hensiek is an experienced neurology consultant and manages all common and rare neurological disorders.  She trained in Neurology at Addenbrooke's Hospital, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology, London. 

She was appointed to her current NHS consultant post in 2008 and is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London.  She has extensive experience in all aspects of neurology, including headache, pain, dizziness, epilepsy, Parkinson's Disease, neuropathies, memory problems, movement disorders and multiple sclerosis. She conducts several specialist and national clinics for hereditary neurological disorders, including ataxia, neurofibromatosis, movement disorders and spastic paraparesis. 

Dr Hensiek was awarded a teaching excellence award in 2020 and is an educational supervisor for the neurology trainees at Addenbrooke's Hospital, as well as coordinating the medical student neurogenetics attachment. 

More information is available on Dr Hensiek's website here.

Special interests

General Neurology including

  • Headache
  • Pain
  • Dizziness
  • Epilepsy
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Neuropathies
  • Memory problems
  • Movement disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis

Other interests

Inherited neurological diseases.

Personal interests

Music, reading, hiking, travelling and spending time with her children.

Languages spoken

English, German

Locations Dr Anke Hensiek works with

  • 4 Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AF

    01223 370 922
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Related experience


Dr Hensiek has a strong academic background and was awarded a PhD for her work on the genetics of multiple sclerosis from the University of Cambridge, as well as holding a doctorate degree for neurological research in Germany. 

Whilst her current post is clinical and NHS based, she continues to be actively involved in clinical research relating to neurogenetics, including coordinating clinical trials and PhD student supervision. Dr Hensiek is a reviewer for several medical journals and a member of the scientific advisory board of the Ataxia Telangiectasia Society. She has published more than thirty articles on various neurological topics, as well as co-authored several book chapters.


  • Association of British Neurologists
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
  • British Medical Association
  • European Neurological Academy

Other posts held

  • Consultant Neurologist at Addenbrooke's Hospital Cambridge
  • Consultant Neurologist at Papworth Hospital Cambridge
  • Consultant Neurologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn

Insurers Dr Anke Hensiek works with

Dr Anke Hensiek works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA