Dr Robert Simister

Dr Robert SimisterTel: 020 3448 3416
Fax: 020 7829 8715
Email: robert.simister@nhs.net

Location:
University College Hospital; National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Specialities:
Neurology and neurosurgery, Hyper-acute stroke unit (HASU), Stroke services at UCLH

Professional background

Dr Simister trained at Charing Cross Medical School. He completed his specialist neurology training at the Royal Free Hospital in 2007 before taking up a one year Department of Health funded Stroke Fellowship at UCLH. He is dual accredited in Neurology and Stroke Medicine and has been a consultant since 2008. He is currently Clinical Lead for the UCLH Hyperacute Stroke Service.

Research interests

Imaging in Stroke
Hyperacute treatments for stroke

Publications

Sequential Fluctuating Paraneoplastic Ocular Flutter-Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome and Lambert Eaton Mysasthenic Syndrome in Small Cell Lung Cancer. Simister RJ, Ng K, Lang B, Beckles M, Chao D, McCabe DJ. JNNP. 2011; 82(3): 344-6.

Proton MR Spectroscopy of Metabolite Concentatrations in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy and Effect of Temporal lobe Resection. Epilepsy Res. 2009; 83: 168-76. Simister RJ, McLean MA, Barker GJ, Duncan JS.

Transverse Venous Sinus Stenosis and Intracranial Hypertension - Evidence for Which Comes First. Simister R, Bowler JV, Wilson  PL, Unwin B, Kidd D.

The Effect of Epileptic Seizures on Proton MRS Visible Neurochemical Concentrations. Epilepsy Res. 2007; 74: 215-219. Simister RJ, McLean MA, Salmenpera TM, Barker GJ, Duncan JS.

The Effect of Sodium Valproate on Proton MRS Visible Neurochemical Concentrations. Epilepsy Res. 2007; 74: 215-9. Simister RJ, McLean MA, Barker GJ, Duncan JS.

Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Malformations of Cortical Development Causing Epilepsy. Epilepsy Res. 2007; 74(2-3): 107-15. Simister RJ, McLean MA, Barker GJ, Duncan JS.

GMC/GDC number: 4203883