Meet the team
Prof Cris Constantinescu
I am an honorary consultant neurologist and Professor of Clinical Neurology at the University of Nottingham. I have clinical and research interest in neuroimmunology and multiple sclerosis. My general neurology clinics are at NUH and King’s Mill Hospital and I run an MS clinic and a neuroimmunology clinic at NUH. I am currently the Midlands and East of England representative in the ABN research committee and clinical lead for neurological diseases of the NIHR East Midlands.
Dr Nikos Evangelou
Associate professor of neurology and Consultant Neurologist with an interest in multiple sclerosis (MS) and management of headaches. I run clinics in MS , headache and general neurology. I have also a research group at the University of Nottingham and the Nottingham University Hospital conducting diagnostic and treatment trials in MS and traumatic brain injury.
Dr Jonathan Evans (clinical lead)
Dr Rasha Fahim
Dr Yasser Falah
I’m a Consultant Neurologist with special interest in Multiple Sclerosis and other Neuro-inflammatory disorders. I did my postgraduate clinical training in the East and West Midlands. I completed my PhD degree at the University of Nottingham studying the use of perfusion MRI in neurological disorders.
I run weekly clinics at Queen’s Medical Centre (General Neurology and Neuro-inflammation) and University Hospitals of Leicester (Neuro-inflammation). I run a service to manage patients with Inflammatory Optic Neuritis at NUH. I’m actively involved in clinical trials at NUH and UHL Research Departments. I’m a member and an Editor of the MSNN (Multiple Sclerosis Neurologists Network) UK Group.
Dr Christina Giavasi
Dr Christina Giavasi MD, MSc is a Consultant Neurologist with a specialist interest in Epilepsy. She completed her Neurology training in Attikon University Hospital of Athens, Greece. She has worked as an Epilepsy Fellow in the Epilepsy Society in Chalfont St Peter and in the Epilepsy Surgery Program in Southmead hospital, Bristol, UK. Her areas of interest are epilepsy complex epilepsy, pre-surgical evaluation and the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. She is a member of the education taskforce and infographic working groups of the Young Epilepsy Section of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE). She is a member of the Association of British Neurologists, (ABN), the British Chapter of ILAE, and the Greek Neurological Society.
Dr Chris Gilmore
Dr Bruno Gran
I have subspecialty interest in multiple sclerosis (MS) and neuroinflammation. My MS clinics are at the Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC) and my general neurology clinics are at the QMC and King’s Mill Hospital. I am a member of MS Advisory Group of the Association of British Neurologists and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Nottingham.
Akram A. Hosseini
At NUH, I am a consultant neurologist, and have been awarded an MRC/NIHR Clinical Academic Research Partnership with the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre, the University of Nottingham. My clinical and research interests are cognitive and neurodegenerative disorders. Apart from general neurology clinics, I run Working Age Dementia, Cognitive Disorders and Autoimmune Encephalitis clinics at QMC. I am currently the clinical lead for neurodegenerative disorders of the NIHR East Midlands.
Dr Miles Humberstone
Dr Sue Yin Lim
Dr Sue Yin Lim BMedSci (First Class Honours), BMBS, MRCP (Neurology) is a Consultant Neurologist with a specialist interest in Epilepsy.
She completed her undergraduate and postgraduate medical training in Nottingham. She also undertook a 3 month Epilepsy and EEG Course at Cleveland Clinic, U.S.A. in 2016.
She is a member of the Association of British Neurologists (ABN) and the British Chapter of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE).
Dr Paul Maddison
Dr Esmaeil Nikfekr
Dr Michael O'Donoghue
I am interested in all aspects of epilepsy with a particular focus on complex epilepsy associated with intellectual and other neurological disabilities. I am a Honorary assistant Professor in Neurology at Nottingham University. My goal is to provide the best possible holistic care for patients with challenging epilepsy through the use of a full range of established and novel treatments with the help of a multi-disciplinary team.
Dr Athanasios Papathanasiou
Dr Papathanasiou Neurology training took place in Aeginition Hospital, University of Athens, Greece and in Queen’s Hospital, Romford, UK. He has a PhD in Multiple Sclerosis (cognition and MRI in MS) from University of Patras, Medical School, Greece. He has been a Neurology Consultant since 2013. His subspecialty interest includes Multiple Sclerosis, neuroinflammatory conditions (particularly Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder and Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein-associated demyelination) and Myasthenia Gravis.
Dr Gillian Sare
Dr Saam Sedehizadeh
Dr Sumeet Singhal
Sumeet Singhal works in the Epilepsy team here at NUH. He has interests in Functional Neurology specifically Dissociative Seizures, Sleep Neurology and Neuro-Oncology. He is currently Training Programme Director for Neurology.
Dr Radu Tanasescu
My subspecialty interests are multiple sclerosis (MS) and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders, neuroinflammatory and neuroimmunological conditions. My general neurology clinics are at Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC) and King’s Mill Hospital and my MS clinic at QMC. I am Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Nottingham and a Management Group member for the Neuroimmunology and Neurotoxicology Scientific Panels within the European Academy of Neurology.
Dr Adrian Wills
Adrian Wills has been a Consultant since 1998. He has subspecialty interests in stroke neuropathy and Acute medicine. He is currently Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) Ambassador for the East of England.