Professor Christopher Hawkes


MD, FRCP (Ed), FRCP (Lon)

GMC number: 1592922

Practising since: 1963



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  • Tuesday 14:00 - 17:00
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Professor Christopher Hawkes is a Consultant Neurologist at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital and specialises in all neurological disorders including Parkinson’s disease, tremor, headache, dizziness, numbness and tingling, multiple sclerosis epilepsy, smell and taste problems, muscle and nerve disorder, blackouts, memory problems and stroke. Mr Hawkes particularly welcomes referrals for a second opinion.

Professor Hawkes graduated in Medicine at Edinburgh University in 1964, and he has been a Consultant Neurologist since 1976. He was a Consultant Neurologist at Queens Hospital Romford and since 2008 at Barts Health NHS Trust.

Professor Hawkes was an Honorary Consultant for 25 years at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square.

Special interests

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Tremor
  • Headache
  • Dizzy turns
  • Numbness and tingling
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Smell and taste problems
  • Blackouts and epilepsy
  • Memory problems

Locations Professor Christopher Hawkes works with

Related experience


Professor Hawkes published over 150 scientific articles and has written two books on disorders of smell and taste. He is the founder and joint Chief Editor of an international journal 'Multiple Sclerosis and related Disorders' published by Elsevier Press in October 2011. He has written multiple papers on Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and Olfaction.


  • The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland
  • American Academy of Neurologists
  • British Medical Association
  • Association of British Neurologists
  • International Movement Disorder Society
  • European Neurological Society
  • European Chemosensory Research Organisation
  • Fellow Royal Society of Medicine

Other posts held

  • Honorary Consultant Neurologist, Queen's Hospital, Romford.
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary's University of London.

Insurers Professor Christopher Hawkes works with

Professor Christopher Hawkes works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • WPA
  • Police Mutual


Professor Christopher Hawkes does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Christopher Hawkes does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor Christopher Hawkes does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.