Dr Biju Hameed is a Consultant Paediatric Neurologist with extensive experience in Complex Movement Disorders & Neurological Rehabilitation in children, based in London.
Dr Hameed trained in Paediatrics and Paediatric Neurology in Leicester Royal Infirmary, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and worked as Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children before joining the Movement Disorder Service at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.
His special clinical interests are in Complex Movement Disorders, Neurorehabilitation in Children. In complex movement disorders his focus is on the management of dystonia, tremor, ataxia and spasticity in children. He has several years of expertise in the management of children suffering from the cognitive, neurological and psychological sequelae of mild, moderate and severe traumatic brain injury. He has also a special interest in Rett syndrome.
Dr Hameed’s research interests are in the field of neuroprotection, excitotoxicity and the role of neuroscience in neurorehabilitation. Dr Hameed obtained his PhD (Neuroscience) from the University of Bristol in 2014 for his work on the role of steroid receptors and neurotrophins in experimental traumatic brain injury.
Dr Hameed’s primary medical qualification was gained at the Government Medical College, Trivandrum, India and completed his further training in Chelsea Westminster Hospital, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Leicester Royal Infirmary and Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. He is currently a Consultant in Paediatric Neurology and Neurodisability at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. He is also a visiting consultant at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London and a Hon. Research Associate at University of Bristol.