Prof Matthew Walker

Prof Matthew WalkerTel: 0203 448 8623
Fax: 0203 448 8615

University College Hospital

Epilepsy, Neurology and neurosurgery, Sleep neurology service

Professional background

I graduated from Cambridge University and St Thomas' Hospital in 1989, and am now Professor of Neurology at the Institute of Neurology, UCL and Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. I specialise in epilepsy, neurological sleep disorders, and video-EEG telemetry. In addition, I have an active research laboratory investigating synaptic physiology and epilepsy. I am associate editor of Epilepsia and Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders, an executive member of the Joint Epilepsy Council of Great Britain and Ireland and a council member of the UK chapter of the ILAE.

Research interests

My specific clinical interests are epilepsy and neurological sleep disorders including narcolepsy, periodic limb movments, parasomnia and nocturnal seizures.


I haveĀ  published over 100 original articles, book chapters and books on epilepsy.

GMC/GDC number: 3339222