Dr David Turner

Tel: 0203 4483416
Email: uclh.stroke.admin.nhnn@nhs.net

National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Medicine for the elderly, Hyper-acute stroke unit (HASU), Stroke services at UCLH

Professional background

Dr Turner studied at UCL medical school and then specialised in Geriatric Medicine. He then did sub-speciality training in Stroke Medicine at UCLH/NHNN. He was appointed as a Stroke and Geriatric Consultant in 2017. He is clinical lead for the Acute Stroke Unit at NHNN and lead for stroke junior doctor recruitment. He on the HASU rota and does a weekly TIA clinic at UCLH. He also works on the Acute Medical Unit for the Acute Geriatric service.

Research interests

Dr Turner in involved with recruitment of patients to clinical trials and is currently a sub-investigator on the OPTIMAS trial.