Dr Wallace Brownlee is an experienced consultant neurologist and multiple sclerosis specialist based at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London. He currently sees private patients at the Cleveland Clinic London and the Queen Square Private Consulting Rooms.
Dr Brownlee has a busy general neurology practice through the NHS, seeing the full range of neurological disorders, and also leads specialist clinics where he is responsible for seeing patients with multiple sclerosis and related neuroinflammatory disorders. Dr Brownlee is lead consultant for the multiple sclerosis service at Queen Square, providing clinical leadership and strategic direction for the UK's largest specialist multiple sclerosis service.
Dr Brownlee successfully completed undergraduate and postgraduate medical training in Auckland, New Zealand, before undertaking PhD studies at University College London. His thesis focused on the use of Magnetic Resonance Imagining (MRI) to improve the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, and better understand the long-term prognosis in individual patients. His research has helped to inform changes to the diagnositic criteria for MS to allow an earlier diagnosis than ever before.
To-date, Dr Brownlee has published over 50 publications in peer-reviewed medical journals, including The Lancet and British Medical Journal. He is currently involved in clinical trials investigating cutting-edge treatments for multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder.
He was appointed Honorary Associate Professor at the UCL Institute of Neurology in 2020, and Academic Director for the Multiple Sclerosis Academy in 2021.