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Dr Dinesh Damodaran

About Dinesh Damodaran

Dr Dinesh Damodaran underwent junior doctor training in north west England and obtained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians. He completed Specialist Neurology training at Greater Manchester Neuroscience Centre (GMNC), developing special interests in movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease, Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders and Dystonia’s.   

He was appointed Consultant Neurologist at The Walton Centre in 2014 where he is part of team delivering the Movement Disorder service. He has a weekly Movement Disorder clinic at The Walton Centre with a focus on Parkinson’s disease, Atypical Parkinsonism, Tremors, Ataxia and Dystonia. He is involved in advanced treatment for these patients including deep brain stimulation, botulinum toxin and Apomorphine injections. He has a general neurology clinic at The Walton Centre and Whiston Hospital where he manages patients with general neurological conditions including peripheral nerve disease, muscle disease, multiple sclerosis, memory disorders, movement disorders, headaches, epilepsy, neuro-genetics, neuro-immunology, neuromuscular disorders, neuro-ophthalmology and sleep disorders . 

He is involved in a number of clinical trials in Parkinson’s disease at The Walton Centre. 

As an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Liverpool University, he is actively involved in teaching undergraduate medical students. As a Royal College Tutor, he oversees the training of postgraduate doctors at The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust and as Educational Lead for IMT (Internal Medical Training) under the Health Education England (NW) he arranges and oversees the teaching and training of the medical trainees within the Deanery. 

Speciality

Movement disorders 

Qualifications

MBBS, MRCP (UK), 
MRCP (Neurology), 
FRCP (Edin) 
FRCP (Lon) 

Clinical/research interests

Movement disorders 
General neurology 

Membership of professional regional and national bodies

Association of British Neurologists 
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians 
British Medical Association 
Movement Disorder Society 

Related Services

Neurology

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

Parkinson's disease Nurse Specialists

Providing specialist advice, support and education for patients, and their carers, who have Parkinson’s disease and related disorders

Physiotherapy botulinum toxin service

This service is provided by clinical specialist physiotherapists who administer botulinum toxin injections to patients with spasticity and dystonia

Page last updated: 18 July 2021

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