Dr Timothy Ham


MB, BS, BSc, PhD

GMC number: 6132702

Practising since: 2005



Consultation times

  • Friday 08:00 - 13:00
  • Monday 08:00 - 11:30
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I graduated from the University College in London in 2005, and then went on to train in medicine in London at the Royal Free and St George’s Hospital. I gained a PhD in cognitive neuroscience at Imperial College London and continued my post-doctoral research at Cambridge. I completed my clinical neurology training at Cambridge, the National Hospital for Neurology and Neuro-surgery, and Charring Cross Hospital. In 2018, I was appointed consultant at Cambridge University Hospital where I currently practice.

I have an expertise in epilepsy, cognitive neurology, headache, movement disorder, and acute neurological emergencies. I am also a specialist in adult epilepsy and the neurological consequences of brain tumours. I am actively involved in teaching medical students and organise the epilepsy special study module and the clinicopathological conference for undergraduates at Cambridge University. In addition to this, I am a co-author of a textbook on neuro-oncology and am involved in the research of epilepsy, and the diagnosis and management of brain tumours and headaches.

Special interests

  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Cognitive neurology
  • Parkinson’s Disease 

Personal interests

Running, DIY and looking after my children.

Locations Dr Timothy Ham works with

Related experience


I completed my PhD research studying the consequences of traumatic brain injury and followed this with a post-doctoral study looking at the brain changes associated with neurodegenerative diseases. I am now a full time clinical consultant neurologist but am co-investigator on the MAST study looking at the treatment of epilepsy following traumatic brain injury and lead investigator on the SHIPPING study looking at the features of headaches that predict a serious underlying cause (e.g. brain tumours).


  • General Medical Council

Other posts held

  • Consultant Neurologist, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Insurers Dr Timothy Ham works with

Dr Timothy Ham works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)