Dr Guy Leschziner

DR GUY LESCHZINER

MBBS MA PhD FRCP

Consultant Neurologist and Reader in Neurology

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London

"I am a Consultant Neurologist and lead the sleep disorder unit at Guy's Hospital London. I have a keen interest in public engagement with medicine and have filmed "The secrets of sleep" with Channel 4."

MEDSTARS SAYS

Guy is highly skilled in the management of epilepsy and sleep disorders. His credentials are there for everyone to see. The thing that impressed us most at Medstars was his approach to his patients. He is empathetic and treats the patient as a whole rather than an individual with a single problem.

Expertise

  • General Neurology

  • Sleep Disorder

  • Epilepsy

Interests

  • Alzheimer's Disease

  • Headaches

  • Narcolepsy

  • Parkinson's Disease

  • Restless leg syndrome

Regulatory Body

  • General Medical Council

    No. 4538613

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  • Consultant Neurologist

  • Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals

  • London

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EDUCATION

University of Oxford 1998

LANGUAGES

English


I work as a Consultant Neurologist in London at the BUPA Cromwell Hospital and within the Department of Neurology and Sleep Disorders Centre at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals. I am clinical lead for the Sleep Disorders Centre, Guy's Hospital and Reader in Neurology at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London. I currently undertake general neurology clinics and specialist clinics for sleep disorders and epilepsy. After medical school at Magdalen College, Oxford, and Imperial College at St Mary's I went on to complete a PhD in the genetics of epilepsy and drug management at Imperial College and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge. After a fellowship in epilepsy and sleep medicine at St Thomas' and Queen Square, I joined Guy's and St Thomas' as a consultant in 2010. My ongoing research interests in narcolepsy, epilepsy, sleepwalking, Kleine-Levin syndrome and restless legs syndrome. I am currently principal investigator or collaborator in several multi-centre studies involving seizures, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease,narcolepsy, non-REM parasomnias, REM sleep behaviour disorder and insomnia. I have a keen interest in public engagement and learning with medicine . I have presented a three part series on BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service on the brain and sleep - "Mysteries of Sleep". I have also recently filmed "The Secrets of Sleep" for Channel 4 Television.

This practitioner is listed with the following insurers:

  • BUPA

Royal College of Medicine

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Expertise

  • General Neurology

  • Sleep Disorder

  • Epilepsy

Interests

  • Alzheimer's Disease

  • Headaches

  • Narcolepsy

  • Parkinson's Disease

  • Restless leg syndrome

Regulatory Body

  • General Medical Council

    No. 4538613

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  • Consultant Neurologist

  • Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals

  • London

ABOUT
EDUCATION

University of Oxford 1998

LANGUAGES

English


I work as a Consultant Neurologist in London at the BUPA Cromwell Hospital and within the Department of Neurology and Sleep Disorders Centre at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals. I am clinical lead for the Sleep Disorders Centre, Guy's Hospital and Reader in Neurology at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London. I currently undertake general neurology clinics and specialist clinics for sleep disorders and epilepsy. After medical school at Magdalen College, Oxford, and Imperial College at St Mary's I went on to complete a PhD in the genetics of epilepsy and drug management at Imperial College and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge. After a fellowship in epilepsy and sleep medicine at St Thomas' and Queen Square, I joined Guy's and St Thomas' as a consultant in 2010. My ongoing research interests in narcolepsy, epilepsy, sleepwalking, Kleine-Levin syndrome and restless legs syndrome. I am currently principal investigator or collaborator in several multi-centre studies involving seizures, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease,narcolepsy, non-REM parasomnias, REM sleep behaviour disorder and insomnia. I have a keen interest in public engagement and learning with medicine . I have presented a three part series on BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service on the brain and sleep - "Mysteries of Sleep". I have also recently filmed "The Secrets of Sleep" for Channel 4 Television.

INSURERS

This practitioner is listed with the following insurers:

  • BUPA
PROFESSIONAL BODIES

Royal College of Medicine