Dr Colin O'Leary

Consultant Neurologist


Clinical Interests

  • General neurology
  • Headaches
  • Seizures
  • Sensory symptoms
  • Multiple sclerosis and related neuro-inflammatory disorders
  • Neuropathy

Professional Memberships

  • Association of British Neurologists
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland
  • British Medical Association
  • Scottish Association of Neurological Sciences

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Queen Elizabeth University Hospital


Personal profile

Dr Colin O’Leary is a Consultant Neurologist and the Clinical Director for neurological services at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow. He trained in neurology in Glasgow (Registrar and Clinical Lecturer), and was appointed Consultant Neurologist, in 1998.

His research during his training was on inflammatory neuropathies – clinical and basic science. Dr O’Leary established the West of Scotland MS Service – a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to providing specialist care to MS patients across the West of Scotland.

In addition to clinical and management duties, he is an active member of the WoS MS Research Centre.

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