Dr Simon Hammans

Qualifications

MA, MD

GMC number: 3083844

Practicing since: 1986

Specialties

Neurology

Consultation times

  • Wednesday 08:30 - 13:00
  • Wednesday 17:00-19:00
  • Overview

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01243 753017

About

Dr Simon Hammans is an experienced Neurologist at St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester and the Wessex Neurological Centre, Southampton General Hospital. He has a private practice at Nuffield Health, Chichester Hospital.

Dr Hammans trained at the University of Cambridge, St Thomas’s Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

The comprehensive range of services provided by Dr Hammans includes outpatient general neurology as well as inpatient services. His practice includes common problems such as headaches, dizziness, seizures, Parkinson’s disease, tremor, neuralgia and gait disorders. He is experienced in the use of Botulinum toxin for movement disorders affecting the face and neck.

He is Director of the Wessex Regional Muscle and Nerve service and has a specialist interest in Neuromuscular disorders and Genetics.

Other interests

He is an experienced medico-legal expert witness with a specialist interest in Medical negligence, although is no longer able to take on Personal injury cases

Languages spoken

English

Locations Dr Simon Hammans works with

Related experience

Research

Dr Hammans completed a research thesis with Professor Anita Harding at the Institute of Neurology concerning the Genetics of Muscle Disorders. He was awarded the Noble prize for his research.

He has published more than forty peer reviewed research papers and has co-authored a book on Neurogenetics.

Memberships

  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
  • Association of British Neurologists
  • British Myology Society
  • Medical Protection Society

Other post held

  • Consultant Neurologist, St Richard's Hospital
  • Consultant Neurologist, Nuffield Health Chichester Hospital

Insurers Dr Simon Hammans works with

Dr Simon Hammans works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

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

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

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