Dr Mark Weatherall is a Consultant Neurologist at Charing Cross and Ealing Hospitals, council member of the British Association for the Study of Headache and a Trustee of The Migraine Trust. He was a highly regarded historian of medicine before studying clinical medicine at Cambridge. Junior medical jobs followed in Cambridge, London and Oxford, before he completed his specialist training in neurology in the North-West of England. He spent twelve months as a clinical research fellow with Professor Peter Goadsby and Dr Holger Kaube of the Headache Group at the Institute of Neurology in London. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
His main interests are the diagnosis and management of medication overuse headache, chronic migraine, facial pain, and secondary headaches associated with systemic disorders. He has made presentations on these subjects at recent meetings of the International Headache Society, the European Headache Federation and Migraine Trust, and the Association of British Neurologists. He runs specialist NHS headache clinics at Charing Cross Hospital (the Princess Margaret Migraine Clinic) and Ealing Hospital. He has recently established the London Headache Centre, a unique multi-venue headache clinic now accepting private referrals.
He also has a busy general neurology practice at Ealing Hospital, covering the whole of the field of neurology, including TIA and stroke, MS, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, and a host of other neurological disorders.
He sees private patients at The Medical Chambers Kensington in South Kensington, the Clementine Churchill Hospital in Harrow, and The Chiltern Hospital in Great Missenden.
You can find downloadable factsheets on different types of headaches and headache treatments, headache diaries and links to other websites that provide useful and reliable information on headache disorders on the patient page of the London Headache Centre website. You can also read recent articles by Dr Weatherall on Parkinson's disease and epilepsy here.
Dr Weatherall lives in South Buckinghamshire with his family, varying numbers of rare breed pigs, chickens, sheep, and a cocker spaniel.
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