Dr Rajib Samanta


CCT Paediatric Neurology, FRCPCH, MRCP, DCH UK

GMC number: 4566485

Practising since: 1992



Sub-specialties: Paediatric Neurology

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  • Thursday PM
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Dr Rajib Samanta is a Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at the University Hospital of Leicester NHS Trust since 2015, Dr Samanta completed medical graduation & post-graduate training in Child-Health in India, Dr Samanta achieved higher specialist training in the UK in Paediatrics & training in Paediatric Neurology at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London & National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE) under North London Deanery; had dedicated training & developed a special interest in Complex Epilepsy, Stroke & Neurovascular Disorders and Autoimmune disorders in Children at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. 

Dr Rajib Samanta is a member of the British Paediatric Neurology Association, ILAE British Chapter, Epilepsy Action UK and TREAT-NMD, a network for neuromuscular disorders.

Dr Samanta completed a diploma in “Interpretation of EEG” at European Epilepsy Academy, Germany.

He has several publications in Paediatric Stroke, Neuro-genetic & Mitochondrial disorders in children; he actively contributes to research in Paediatric Epilepsy.

Dr Rajib Samanta manages neurological conditions in infants, children and teenagers up to 18 years of age.

Special interests

  • Drug-Resistant Epilepsy
  • Headaches; Migraine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Neuro-Developmental delay
  • Neuro-Metabolic disorders
  • Children’s Stroke
  • Neuro-Ophthalmological conditions
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Spasticity
  • Neuro-Genetic Disorders

Languages spoken

English, Bengali, Hindi, Urdu

Locations Dr Rajib Samanta works with

Related experience


  • Felllow of Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health
  • Member of Royal College of Physicians
  • Member of British Paediatric Neurology Association
  • Member of Epilepsy Action
  • Member of Treat-NMD

Other posts held

  • Leicester Royal Infirmary; Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Insurers Dr Rajib Samanta works with

Dr Rajib Samanta works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Aviva Health
  • Healix
  • WPA


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

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

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