Dr Robert Martyn Bracewell

About Robert Martyn Bracewell

Dr Martyn Bracewell read Medicine at Oxford (Open Exhibition, Magdalen) before doing his PhD in Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT, Boston.

He also carried out postgraduate medical and neurological training at Oxford, the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, and Birmingham where he was University Lecturer in Neurology. He was appointed to a Senior Lecturer/Consultant Neurologist post in 2003 and carries out clinical work at The Walton Centre, Noble’s Hospital and North Wales Brain Injury Service as well as academic duties for Bangor, Cardiff and Liverpool Universities.




  • MA
  • BM
  • BCh (Oxon)
  • PhD (MIT)
  • FRCP London
  • FRCP Edinburgh

Clinical/research interests

Clinical interests:

  • Epilepsy
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Behavioural Neurology
  • Acquired Brain Injury

Research interests:

  • Motor and non-motor functions of cerebellum and basal ganglia
  • Novel approaches to neurorehabilitation
  • Non-invasive brain stimulation

Membership of professional regional and national bodies

  • Association of British Neurologists
  • International League Against Epilepsy
  • British and Irish Neuro-ophthalmology Club

Related Services


The Neurology service provides specialist care to patients across Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man. 


The Walton Centre has a world-class reputation for our epilepsy service. Our epilepsy services are huge and comprehensive, including specialist video-telemetry diagnostics, an epilepsy surgery programme - offering the full range of procedures - and specialist neuropsychological support for patients with epilepsy and those with non-epileptic attack disorder.

Page last updated: 23 May 2021