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Dr Fergus Rugg-Gunn

Consultant Neurologist

QualificationsMB BS MRCP PhD

Main NHS base:

  • The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Clinical interests:

  • Epilepsy

Training and Background

Dr Fergus Rugg-Gunn qualified from St Thomas’s Medical School in 1994, and completed basic medical training in London and Oxford. He subsequently obtained a PhD with the Epilepsy Group at The Institute of Neurology, Queen Square. Specialist training in neurology was undertaken in London and he became a Consultant Neurologist with the Epilepsy Group at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Epilepsy Society in 2008.

He has extensive experience in the evaluation of patients presenting with “fits, faints and funny turns” and in medical and surgical management of patients with epilepsy. His research interests are magnetoencephalography, in particular the localisation of epileptiform activity and neural synchrony, advanced MRI sequences, such as diffusion tensor imaging, and SUDEP and cardiac arrhythmias in epilepsy. He is a member of the International League against Epilepsy and Association of British Neurologists.