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Dr Jonathan O'Riordan

Dr Jonathan O'Riordan

Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Dundee
Clinical Leader for Neurology and Neurophysiology, NHS Tayside

Director of Tayside MS Research Unit

Dr Jonathan O’Riordan is a clinical neurologist with a subspecialist interest in inflammatory demyelinating disorders of the central nervous system.

He graduated with M.B., B.Ch, B.A.O. from University College Dublin in 1989 being awarded medical year and Catholic University Scholarships. His post graduate research at The Institute of Neurology, University College London evaluated MRI as a prognostic and diagnostic tool in inflammation/demyelination and helped differentiate early MS from clinically isolated syndromes. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh and Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.

Dr O’Riordan trained as a Registrar in Clinical Neurology in St Vincent’s and The Adelaide Hospitals, Dublin before working as a Clinical Research Fellow at Queens Square, London, with Prof WI McDonald and Prof DH Miller. During this time he was a honorary senior registrar at St Mary's Hospital.

He subsequently became Senior Specialist Registrar in Neurology and Neuro-Ophthalmology in St Thomas’ Hospital, London & Moorfields Eye Hospital before becoming Senior Specialist Registrar in Neurology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queens Square and later Guys Hospital.

In addition to his role as Consultant Neurologist at NHS Tayside where he is head of department he leads the Tayside MS Research Unit. This unit is primarily involved in clinical trials and epidemiology. He chairs the research subgroup of the Scottish MS registry and is Co Secretary of the Scottish Association of Neurological Sciences.

The Tayside and North East Fife was recently deemed best in the UK by the MS Trust winning the QuDos award

A full list of publications are available here

Clinical Leader for Neurology and Neurophysiology, NHS Tayside
Neurology Office Level 6 South Block Ninewells Hospital Dundee DD1 9SY
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