Dr Anke Hensiek

Neurologist in
Cambridge

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Professional statement

Dr Anke Hensiek is an accomplished consultant neurologist at Cambridge University Hospitals with extensive experience in the management of common and rare neurological disorders.

With over 20 years expertise, she is highly skilled and knowledgeable in a wide range of conditions, including headache, peripheral neuropathy, epilepsy, Parkinson Disease, dizziness, muscle disorders, memory disorders and motor neuron disease. She also has great experience in the management of multiple sclerosis and was awarded a PhD for her work in the genetics of multiple sclerosis from the University of Cambridge. With a subspecialist interest inneurogenetics she conducts several clinics for hereditary neurological disorders, including ataxia, movement disorders and spastic paraparesis. Furthermore, Dr Hensiek is the neurology lead for the national clinics for neurofibromatosis and ataxia-telangiectasia based at Addenbrookes Hospital.

Having graduated from the University of Dusseldorf, Germany, she underwent her neurology training at renowned institutions such as Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and at the National Hospital for Neurology in London.

As well as providing care of the highest quality to her patients, she is an educational supervisor for the neurology trainees in Cambridge and regularly teaches medical students. She has a strong academic background with continuing clinical research involvement, including the conduction of clinical treatment trials for neurological disorders and supervision of PhD students. Being a member of the Ataxia Telangiectasia Society scientific advisory board, she regularly reviews articles for medical and scientific journals. Dr Hensiek has co-authored several book chapters and published more than 30 articles on a variety of neurological topics. She has medicolegal experience since 2009 including personal injury, medical negligence and reports for the GMC.

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08/02/2022

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A warm, supportive and sympathetic doctor who listens to the patient. Transmits her extensive professional expertise sensitively and without being patronising. I came away feeling very reassured.

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26/01/2022

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I found Dr. Hensiek very helpful. She had a nice bedside manner and I would recommend her to any who needed her help. The Spire Lea, as always,gave a secure and efficient service.

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30/11/2021

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Verified Patient
28/09/2021

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Dr. Hensiek excelled in every respect. She was thorough, and able to explain everything in layman’s terms, and above all did not charge an excessive amount of money for her time.


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