Dr Benjamin Simpson

Qualifications

MBBS, MRCP, PhD

GMC number: 6028919

Practicing since: 2001

Specialties

Neurology

Consultation times

  • Every Tuesday 18.00-20.30
  • Overview

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0300 13 11 416

About

Dr Simpson is a consultant neurologist who trained in Cambridge, London and the Midlands. He is experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of neurological disorders, and with a special interest in movement disorders such a s Parkinson’s and memory disorders.

Special interests

  • Headaches
  • Blackouts & funny turns
  • Epilepsy
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Tremor
  • Dystonia
  • Botulinum toxin injection therapy
  • Movement disorders
  • Alzheimer’s disease     
  • Memory disorders
  • Pain disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Stroke
  • Peripheral nerve disorders
  • Muscle disease
  • Genetics conditions
  • Sleep disorders
  • Neuro-immunology
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Neuro-ophthalmology

Personal interests

Dr Simpson likes to be outdoors, especially running, mountaineering and scuba diving.  Indoors, he has a great love of music.

Locations Dr Benjamin Simpson works with

Related experience

Research

Dr Simpson has a PhD from Imperial College London (Hammersmith Hospital) investigating the pathology of Parkinson’s disease using PET scanning and especially the cause of memory problems in Parkinson’s.

Memberships

  • Association of British Neurologists
  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Movement Disorders Society
  • Medical Defence Union

Other post held

  • Consultant Neurologist at Leicester General Hospital

Insurers Dr Benjamin Simpson works with

Dr Benjamin Simpson works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • APRIL
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP International
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

Declaration

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

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

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