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Professor Pankaj Sharma

Consultant Neurologist


  • Stroke Medicine
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Dizziness
  • Sensory problems
  • Movement disorders
  • Seizures
  • Head & neck pain

Training & Background

  • Qualifications: DHMSA, MD, PhD, FRCP
  • Year first qualified: 1998
  • GMC number: 3281219
  • Main NHS base: Imperial College London NHS Trust

Professor Pankaj Sharma is a Consultant Neurologist at Imperial College London and a Professor of Neurology at the Royal Holloway College, University of London where he is also Director of the internationally renown Institute of Cardiovascular Research. He was a former Dept. of Health Senior Fellow, head of acute stroke services at Hammersmith Hospitals and head of the Imperial College Cerebrovascular Research Unit.

He is currently an Honorary Medical Director of the UK national charity Different Stroke and Editor-in-Chief of the Royal Society of Medicine Cardiovascular Disease journal. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and the Medical Society of London and a member of the Association of British Neurologists and the British Hypertension Society.

Training & Background

Professor Sharma trained in general medicine, clinical pharmacology and neurology and is the only UK neurologist to hold specialist European accreditation in the management of hypertension. He holds doctorates from the universities of London and Cambridge. He was a former British Heart Foundation Clinician Scientist at Cambridge and a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Medical School & Massachusetts General Hospital, USA. His research interests include the genetics of stroke.

Professional Memberships

  • President, London Cardiovascular Society
  • Fellow (and examiner), Royal College of Physicians
  • Member, Association of British Neurologists
  • Member, British Association of Stroke Physicians

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