Dr Thomas Cornelius Britton

Consultant Neurologist


Year qualified:1982


Personal profile

Dr Thomas Britton studied Natural Sciences (Physiology) at Trinity College Cambridge, followed by pre-registration clinical training at Westminster Medical School.

His MD on the Neurophysiology of Tremor was awarded the Noble MD prize by the University of Cambridge in 1994, following periods of research at The Institute of Psychiatry, The University of Dusseldorf and The Institute of Neurology.

Thomas' neurological training was undertaken at The Royal Free Hospital, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Guy’s Hospital. After being appointed Neurologist to King’s College Hospital in 1996, he concentrated on clinical neurology with particular interests in the neurology of general medical illness and neurological sleep disorders as well as tremor and Parkinson’s disease.

Thomas is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal Society of Medicine. 

Clinical Interests

  • Tremor movement disorders

Professional Memberships

  • Association of British Neurologists
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Movement Disorders Society

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