Dr Richard Chalmers

Consultant Neurologist


Clinical Interests

  • General neurology including headache
  • Seizures and other causes of loss of consciousness
  • Specialist training in neuro-ophthalmology and neuro-genetics
  • Movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease
  • Stroke
  • Dizziness

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
  • Association of British Neurologists

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust


Personal profile

Dr Chalmers can see patients at BMI Goring hall hospital for symptoms relating to loss of consciousness, dizziness and other neurological conditions such as headaches.

Dr Chalmers was a student at Oxford University, where he was awarded both pre-clinical and clinical scholarships. He trained in general medicine in Oxford and in London, and in neurology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. He was a Medical Research Council training fellow at the Institute of Neurology.

Dr Chalmers was appointed to a consultant post in Sussex in 2000. He has a busy general neurology practice at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust and at Hurstwood Park Neurosciences Centre and has subspecialist training in neuro-genetics and neuro-ophthalmology. He is also the lead clinician for the Sussex neurology network.

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