Dr. Kirstie Anderson

Dr K Anderson  BMedSci, MBBS, MRCP, DPhil (Oxon)  Consultant Neurologist


Dr Anderson is a Consultant Neurologist trained in Newcastle, Cambridge, Oxford, Papworth and London. She graduated from Newcastle with distinction and undertook general medical training at Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge. Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) Part 1 was achieved in 1996, Part 11 in 1997. Specialist neurological training was undertaken at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, RVI, Newcastle and Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. Dr Anderson undertook doctoral research at Oxford, culminating in the award of a DPhil in 2003. Dr Anderson took up post as Consultant Neurologist at the RVI, Newcastle-upon-Tyne  in 2008 and was appointed Honorary Senior Lecturer, Newcastle University in 2009.

Dr Anderson has published widely and is one of the foremost sleep neurologists in the UK. She works within one of the largest sleep units in the UK. Inpatient and outpatient adult sleep patients are seen at the RVI and Freeman Hospitals, paediatric sleep patients at the Great North Children's Hospital. She has lectured widely on sleep medicine and has a major sleep research programme ongoing with collaborations with colleagues in Oxford University, Northumbria University and Newcastle University. She was recently featured on the BBC's Goodnight Britain documentary series and has helped establish an online insomnia therapy programme at www.sleepstation.org.uk.

 

 
Contact Information and patient referral

NHS clinics are run at the RVI, Newcastle on Fridays, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle on Wednesdays and Durham on alternate Tuesdays. 

 

Contact Information:

leanne.handyside@nuth.nhs.uk

Telephone: 0191 2336161

 

All patients from the UK should be referred by their GP or another medical specialist.

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