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Dr R O Etti

Consultant Neurologist

MB, BS DTM&H, FRCP, FAAN

Practices at: The Priory Hospital, Circle Rehabilitation Birmingham

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Personal Profile

I have trained in Neurology in Hull and Birmingham and was appointed Consultant Neurologist at the Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham in November 1996. I provided a pre-disease-modifying era Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms management services at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for several years.

I was the former Chair of Higher Specialist Training in Neurology for the West and East Midlands and Clinical Lead for Neurology at the Dudley Group of Hospital NHS Trust from 1996 to February 2020.

I have chaired the Calman Training day for Brain Tumours for the West Midlands Specialist Neurology Registrars and a regular lecturer for Neurology to the General and Acute Medicine Trainees for the West Midlands.

I was Captain of the UK team that was a Silver medallist at the World Congress of Neurology Tournament of the Mind (Mastermind of Neurology) in Vienna, Austria in 2013 and Gold Medallist in Santiago, Chile in 2015.

I was a member of a 5 persons International Team competing for the coveted NeuroBowl Trophy at the 68th Annual American Academy of Neurology Meeting in Vancouver, Canada 2016 a quiz-based competition of Neurology Knowledge for the best and brightest in Neurology with teams from Canada and the USA.

I enjoy travel with my beloved wife and kids to Cultural, Nature and Wildlife destinations worldwide. I enjoy all types of sporting activities, especially Football. I also enjoy cooking.

I have had a Private Practice in Neurology since 1997 seeing clients with a wide range of Neurological symptoms with excellent relationships with my Neurosurgical, Neuro-oncology, Neuroradiology, Neurophysiology and Cardiology colleagues.

I endeavour to provide a caring, comprehensive, diligent and Evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and management of people with neurological disorders.


Clinical Interests

  • Progressive neuro disorders
  • Headaches
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • General neurology

Professional Memberships

  • Membership of Association of British Neurologists
  • European Neurological Society
  • American Academy of Neurology
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