Dr Neil Wimalasundera has specialist expertise in the assessment and management of neurological paediatric movement disorders such as cerebral palsy. He works as part of a multidisciplinary team and services include the botulinum toxin service and selective dorsal rhizotomy service. He is the lead consultant for the dysphagia service. This clinic assesses and manages children with eating and drinking difficulties of neurological origin. He has a particular interest in acquired brain injury rehabilitation and performs outreach clinics at The Children’s Trust in Tadworth.
Qualifications and training
Dr Neil Wimalasundera trained at the Royal London Hospital Medical College and completed his paediatric training in the London Deanery.
2005 MSc in clinical paediatrics
General Medical Council
British Medical Association
Medical Protection Society
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
British Academy of Childhood Disability
Current research interests include detailed neuroimaging of children with cerebral palsy and medical treatments for spasticity management.
Dr Neil Wimalasundera is currently the academic convenor for the British Academy of Childhood Disability. Responsibilities include organising the annual scientific meeting and contributing to the annual scientific meeting of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
Melita Dias, Botulinum Toxin Service: ext 1198
Judith Mitchell, Movement Disorder Service: ext 1140
Nicholas Turnbull, Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy Service: ext 1532
Eilidh Gillespie, Dysphagia Service: ext 5293