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Specialties and sub-specialties

Neurology
Headache
Stroke (including mini-stroke)
Dizziness
Seizures, fits and epilepsy

Professional profile

Professor Pankaj Sharma is a Consultant Neurologist at Imperial College London and Professor of Neurology at the Royal Holloway University of London where he is also Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Research. He was a former Dept of Health Senior Fellow,head of acute stroke services at Hammersmith Hospitals and headof the Imperial College Cerebrovascular Research Unit. He currently is Honorary Medical Director of the UK national charity Different Stroke and Editor-in-Chief of the Royal Society of Medicine Cardiovascular Disease journal. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (as well as an examiner) and the Medical Society of London, and a member of the Association of British Neurologist and the British Hypertension Society.
He trained in general medicine, clinical pharmacology and neurology and is the only UK neurologist to hold specialist European accreditation in the management of hypertension. He holds doctorates from the universities of London and Cambridge. He was a former British Heart Foundation Clinician Scientist at Cambridge and a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Medical School & Massachusetts General Hospital, USA. His research interests include the genetics of stroke (including in ethnic minority populations).
Professor Sharma is a frequent media commentator for radio and television (including BBC, CNN).
*Professional Memeberships*
- Fellow Medical Society Of London
- President, London Cardiovascular Society
- Member, Association Of British Neurologists
- Trustee, South Asian Health Foundation

Clinical interests

  • Headache
  • Stroke
  • Vascular disease
  • Dizzyness
  • Fits
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  • Faints
  • Pins and needles
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Current posts

  • Professor of Neurology
    Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Consultant Neurologist
    Imperial College London NHS Trust

Medical training

Year qualified 1988
  • London Hospital Medical School 1988
  • Cambridge University 1994
  • Harvard Medical School, USA 1998

Languages spoken

Hindi

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