Dr Richard Chalmers

Consultant Neurologist


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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.

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

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