Dr Michael Sherratt

Consultant Neurophysiologist

MA Oxon, BM, BCh, (FRCP)

Year qualified:1972


Personal profile

Dr Michael Sherratt was educated at King’s School, Macclesfield, and St Edmund Hall, Oxford, where he gained an Open Scholarship. He was awarded an Oxford University Theodore Williams Scholarship to become a student of Professor GW Harris in the MRC Neuroendocrinology Unit.

He completed his training at Westminster Hospital and subsequently at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery under WA Cobb and RG Willison. Following this he then went on to join the consultant staff of Westminster Hospital where he received a research fellowship to work under Professor T A Sears in the Sobell Department of Neurophysiology at the Institute of Neurology.

Dr Sherratt has worked simultaneously as an honorary senior lecturer at Westminster Hospital imperial college, at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead, and University College London. During this time he dedicated himself to the study of advanced mathematical decomposition and restoration of EEG signals, studies on eye movements in liver disease and he also carried out research on a large cohort of Refsum’s disease patients.

Dr Sherratt currently works as Consultant Neurophysiologist at the Saxon Clinic where he holds a weekly clinic for private patients. He worked for many years as a Consultant at Luton and Dunstable Hospital where, in partnership with the Senior Chief Physiologist, he opened and was responsible for the neurophysiology services department. He also took part in regular teaching of technical staff and junior doctors. Dr Sherratt has now retired from full time consulting at Luton and Dunstable and works there occasionally as a locum.

Professional Memberships

  • British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Association of British Neurologists
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • Royal College of Physicians, London  (Fellow)
  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests


  • Clinical Neurophysiology 
 Special clinical interests
  • Nerve injuries
  • Nerve and muscle disease.

Research interests

  • EEG in the diagnosis and prognosis of brain damage in the neonatal intensive care setting.

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • In 2018 Dr Sherratt retired as Clinical Neurophysiologist at Luton & Dunstable University Hospital Foundation Trust and he now works from there occasionally as a locum

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