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Dr Manjit Matharu
MBChB, PhD, FRCP
Neurology
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LANGUAGES

english, punjabi, hindi

About

Dr Manjit Matharu is a Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London. He has an international reputation for the clinical care and research of Headache Disorders. Dr Matharu is the clinical and academic lead of the Headache Group at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, which is widely recognised as one of the foremost Headache Centres worldwide. His major research interests include interventional therapies for chronic headaches, neuroimaging in primary headaches and trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias.

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Medical Procedures

  • Greater occipital nerve blocks
  • Multiple cranial nerve blocks
  • Occipital nerve stimulation
  • Sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Vagal nerve stimulation (gammaCore)
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
  • External trigeminal neurostimulation (Cefaly)

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Special Interests

  • Migraine
  • Chronic daily headache
  • Medication overuse headache
  • Trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias including cluster headache, paroxysmal hemicrania, SUNCT, SUNA and hemicrania continua
  • Facial pain including trigeminal neuralgia;
  • Secondary headaches including low CSF pressure headache and post-traumatic headache
  • Ehler’s Danlos Syndrome

Education

EDUCATION

BSc (First Class Honours) University of Manchester 1991

MB, ChB (Honours Degree) University of Manchester 1994

PhD University of London 2006

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians England Royal College of Physicians 2012


POSITIONS HELD

Headache and Pain Subcommittee of the Association of British Neurologists 

Member of Guideline Development Group (GDG), National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)

Board Member, Anglo-Dutch Migraine Association


MEMBERSHIPS

Association of British Neurologists (ABN) 

British Association for the Study of Headaches (BASH) 

International Headache Society (IHS)

Anglo-Dutch Migraine Association (ADMA)

Reviews

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

16-08-2017
I left feeling like I finally had a treatment plan which was going to help with my headaches.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

16-08-2017
Dr Matharu has been a real asset to my I have improved greatly and have been given the opportunity to see the light at what once was a very dark and painfully long tunnel.

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