Dr Sanad Esmail


BSc (Hons), MBBCh (Hons), MPhil, MRCP (UK), MRCP (London)

GMC number: 7265364

Practising since: 2012



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Dr Esmail graduated in Medicine in 2012 with Honours at Cardiff University. He was also awarded a First-Class degree in Neuroscience. He completed his foundation training in South Wales and core medical training in London with his higher clinical neurology training at Cambridge, Norwich and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. He also completed a Masters in Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge in 2018 where he studied the cellular and molecular mechanisms implicated in neurodegeneration.

Dr Esmail is a Consultant Neurologist with clinical expertise in general neurology, headache, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, dementia, epilepsy, peripheral neuropathy, neuromuscular disorders, acute neurological emergencies and functional neurological disorders. He has a sub-specialty interest in headache with NHS experience in running refractory headache clinics. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and he sits on the RCP board for the neurology exit examinations and the specialty question writing group for the MRCP (UK) examinations.

Special interests

General neurology; headache; migraine; cluster headache; facial pain; trigeminal neuralgia; cognition; dementia; epilepsy; multiple sclerosis; Parkinson's disease; movement disorders; peripheral neuropathy; neuromuscular disorders; muscle disease; stroke/TIA; functional neurological disorder; acute neurological disorders.

Locations Dr Sanad Esmail works with

Related experience


Dr Esmail has published articles in peer-reviewed journals on epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and peripheral neuropathy and he is the first author of a book entitled ‘How to Pass Finals: Single Best Answers in Medicine.’


  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Medical Defence Union

Other posts held

  • Consultant Neurologist at Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Dr Sanad Esmail works with

Dr Sanad Esmail works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Alliance Healthcare
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Healix
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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