Dr Robert Simister

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

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