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Dr Julius Bourke
Dr Julius Bourke
MBBS, MRCPsych
Psychiatry
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About

Dr Julius Bourke 

is a liaison psychiatrist and neuropsychiatrist. H

e has a special interest in the assessment and management of neuropsychiatric disorders such as 

Parkinson's disease

brain injury

 and 

concussion

depression

, anxiety (including PTSD and OCD) and stress-related conditions.



He is a leading expert in somatic syndromes and functional neurological disorder, including 

chronic fatigue

 and 

chronic pain 

syndromes, which lie at the interface between general medicine, surgery and psychiatry. He is frequently instructed in the provision of expert medicolegal opinion on psychiatric disorders, 

head injury,

 

post-concussion syndrome and functional neurological disorder

.



Outside of his clinic, he serves as a clinical senior lecturer in neurophysiology and clinical psychiatry at the Queen Mary University of London. His specialist research interests are in the neurophysiology of chronic pain, the functional syndromes and related disorders.



He has given numerous talks and presentations on both a national and an international basis. Dr Bourke has been widely published on an array of field-related topics. He has co-authored a textbook on psychiatry and has contributed chapters to numerous others, including a world-leading textbook on internal medicine.



Dr Bourke qualified from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, before working in emergency medicine and neurology in East London and hyperbaric medicine in Egypt. He pursued his psychiatric training in East London and then at 

The Maudsley Hospital

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Special Interests

  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Brain injury
  • Functional syndromes
  • Functional neurological disorder including psychogenic non-epileptic seizures
  • Functional gastrointestinal disorders, including IBS
  • Chronic dizziness
  • Persistent postural-perceptual dizziness
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Chronic pain
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • OCD
  • Bipolar affective disorder

Education

Education:

  • MB BS 2001 University of London

Memberships:

  • Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • British Medical Association
  • British Neuropsychiatry Association
  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers Tier 1 expert neuropsychiatrist 
  • British Association of Psychopharmacology
  • European College of Neuropsychopharmacology
  • European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine
  • British Pain Society
  • International Association for the Study of Pain
  • International Society for Sports Psychiatry
  • British Neuroscience Association
  • Federation of European Neuroscience Societies

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4.9

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Kind and highly professional doctor.
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07-10-2019
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Good to talk to have been recommended to see another consultant at your practice
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07-10-2019
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Very patient with me
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30-09-2019
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Very patient
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25-09-2019
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V reassuring
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25-09-2019
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Great, too many firms!
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25-09-2019
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Dr Bourke was very insightful in terms of the varying symptoms and how he believed they were affecting me. He listened in detail to my situation and gave honest feedback and explained everything very clearly. I was impressed with his breadth of knowledge and I am very pleased I was referred to him for treatment.
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29-07-2019
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Great
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22-07-2019
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Very good
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15-07-2019
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Engaging.
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