Dr Biju Abdul Hameed is a renowned consultant paediatric neurologist at Dementech Neurosciences clinic in London. He specialises in a wide range of neurological disorders in children including complex movement disorders, epilepsy, acquired brain injury, cerebral palsy, ataxia and ADHD. He has acquired many years of expertise in managing children who are suffering from the cognitive, neurological and psychological sequelae of mild, moderate and severe traumatic brain injury.
Dr Hameed graduated in 1994 from the University of Kerala and then underwent training in both paediatrics and paediatric neurology at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. Subsequently, he practised as a consultant paediatric neurologist at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and then later joined the Movement Disorder Service at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. In 2014, Dr Hameed earned his PhD in neuroscience from the University of Bristol for his research and work on the role of steroid receptors and neurotrophins in experimental traumatic brain injury.
Aside from his consultancy work, Dr Hameed has specific research interests in the field of excitotoxicity, neuroprotection and the role of neuroscience in neurorehabilitation. He is currently a consultant paediatric neurologist at Dementech Neurosciences and the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and is also a visiting consultant at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London.