Prof. Pankaj Sharma, Neurologist

Prof. Pankaj Sharma MBBS, DHMSA, FRCP, MRCP, MD, PHD


Areas of expertise

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  • The London Clinic

    20 Devonshire Pl, London, GB, W1G 6BW

  • BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital

    Sudbury Hill, Harrow, Middlesex, GB, HA1 3RX

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    Guildford Road, Ottershaw, Chertsey, Surrey , GB, KT16 0RQ

  • About Prof. Pankaj Sharma

    GMC number: 3281219

    Year qualified: 1988

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    Professor Pankaj Sharma is a Consultant Neurologist at Imperial College London and Professor of Neurology at the Royal Holloway University of London where he is also Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Research He was a former Dept. of Health Senior Fellow, head of acute stroke services at Hammersmith Hospitals and head of the Imperial College Cerebrovascular Research Unit.

    He currently is Honorary Medical Director of the UK national charity Different Stroke and Editor-in-Chief of the Royal Society of Medicine Cardiovascular Disease journal. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and the Medical Society of London, and a member of the Association of British Neurologist and the British Hypertension Society.

    He trained in general medicine, clinical pharmacology and neurology and is the only UK neurologist to hold specialist European accreditation in the management of hypertension. He holds doctorates from the universities of London and Cambridge. He was a former British Heart Foundation Clinician Scientist at Cambridge and a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Medical School & Massachusetts General Hospital, USA. His research interests include the genetics of stroke (including in ethnic minority populations).

    Professor Sharma is a frequent media commentator for television (BBC, CNN) and radio.

    Areas of expertise

    • Headaches
    • Stroke
    • Vascular disease
    • Dizzyness
    • Fits
    • Faints
    • Pins and needles
    • Neurology