Dr Rajib Samanta

Consultant Paediatric Neurologist in London


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Professional statement

Dr Rajib Samanta is an esteemed consultant paediatric neurologist at Dementech Neurosciences. He specialises in epilepsy, movement disorder, stroke in children, cerebral palsy, headache and tension headache.
Dr Samanta has a strong academic background. He completed his medical education at Medical College, Bengal, and pursued further training in Child Health in India. He received specialised training in paediatrics from North London Deanery and then in paediatric neurology at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London.
He specialises in treating various neurological disorders in children up to 18 years old, such as neurodevelopmental issues, neuromuscular and neuro-metabolic disorders, neuro-ophthalmological conditions, and neurogenetic disorders.
Dr Samanta is an active member of professional associations including the British Paediatric Neurology Association (BPNA), the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) British Chapter, Epilepsy Action UK, and TREAT-NMD, focusing on neuromuscular disorders. He also holds a diploma in EEG interpretation from the European Epilepsy Academy (EUREPA – Germany) and has published research on paediatric stroke, neuro-genetic disorders, and mitochondrial disorders in children.
In addition to his clinical work, he is involved in teaching and examination. Dr Samanta has been an examiner for the clinical exams of MRCPCH & DCH UK for the past five years and has hosted MRCPCH examinations at his home centre. He also participates in teaching and examination at Leicester Medical School. He serves as an educational supervisor for paediatric trainees under RCPCH and Foundation year trainees under Health Education England Midlands (HEEM) at UHL Leicester Trust.
At the University Hospital of Leicester NHS Trust, he fulfils the role of an appraiser for consultant colleagues and remains dedicated to advancing paediatric neurology through clinical expertise, research, and mentoring.

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