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Prof Suresh Chhetri

Consultant Neurologist


Practices at: The Beardwood Hospital

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Personal Profile

Professor Chhetri is a Consultant Neurologist at the regional Neurosciences centre at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (LTHTR). He undertook general medical training in Yorkshire and Manchester and completed neurology training from the Greater Manchester Neurosciences Centre. 

He manages a wide variety of neurological conditions including headache, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and nerve and muscle disease. He is the Co-Director of the Lancashire and South Cumbria Motor Neurone Disease care and research centre.

Professor Chhetri has an interest in medical education and research. He served as the Royal College of physicians (RCP) College Tutor at Royal Preston Hospital for three years until 2020. In recognition of his contribution to medical education, he was awarded the “William Cullen Prize for Excellence in Teaching or Service Innovation” by Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2018.

He sits on the North West National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) advisory panel for Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) programme and is a principal investigator on a range of studies including clinical trials. He has a number of publications in relation to his research and clinical interests.

Clinical Interests

  • Headache including migraine
  • Facial pain including trigeminal neuralgia
  • Epilepsy/blackouts
  • Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Motor Neurone Disease and other related disorders
  • Muscle disease
  • Nerve disease

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the Association of British Neurologists
  • Member of the European Academy of Neurology