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Dr Noushad Mytheen

Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist

MD MRCP (UK) FRCP, FRCP (London) CCST Clinical Neurophysiology

Practises at: Circle Rehabilitation Birmingham


Personal Profile

Dr Mytheen completed his National Specialist Registrar training in Clinical Neurophysiology from Sheffield teaching Hospitals in 2002 with attachments at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital in London.

He has been a Consultant in the specialty since 2002.

As a Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist, the diagnosis of the conditions included in this page is carried out using a consultation, clinical examination and tests using specialised computer aided equipments.

Dr Mytheen was the clinical lead at the Clinical Neurophysiology Department at City Hospital (Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust) for 17 years, which is one of the largest provider of Neurophysiology services in the West Midlands receiving referrals from a large number of hospitals and GP surgeries.  He still does part time work there.

He is extensively involved in teaching and training and was the Speciality Committee Chair in Clinical Neurophysiology, for the West Midlands Deanery, overseeing the Training in Clinical Neurophysiology Speciality in the West Midlands From 2010 until-December 2022

Also was  National Speciality Advisory training Committee member in Clinical Neurophysiology with the Royal College of Physicians (JRCPTB), London  from 2010-2022, as well as the Educational Committee Chair of British Society of Clinical Neurophysiology from 2014 to 2021.

Dr Mytheen’s special interests are given at the top of the page.  The clinical work includes Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography for conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuropathy, other entrapment (trapping) nerve problems, peripheral neuropathies, muscle disorders like Mortor Neuron Disease, myopathy muscular dystrophy, and nerve injuries.

He also provides EEG investigation of epilepsy and other selected brain disorders and offers full reports for both routine, sleep/sleep deprived Electroencephalograms (EEGs) and Evoked Potential Studies ( EPs) through the City Hospital site.

Dr Mytheen’s research interests are in quantitative EMG studies. He regularly gives lectures in local and regional, meetings/teaching programmes on many topics in Clinical Neurophysiology.

Clinical Interests

  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • EMG for Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Other nerve trappings
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Motor Neuron Disease
  • Muscle diseases
  • Tests for trapped nerves in spine causing radiculopathy, neck pain, back pain and sciatica.

Professional Memberships

  • Chair of West Midlands Speciality Training Committee in Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Member of Specialist Advisory Committee in Clinical Neurophysiology at the Royal College of Physicians.
  • British Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Protection Society