Dr Richard Orell

Job title

Consultant neurologist


BSc(Hons), MB, ChB, MD, DCH, FRCP

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Contact details

Phone number: 0207 794 0500 ext: 34373

Email address: richard.orrell@nhs.net

PA/secretary email address: zohreh.nasser@nhs.net

Fax: 020 7472 6829

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Dr Orrell is a consultant neurologist at the Royal Free and senior lecturer in clinical neuroscience at UCL institute of neurology.  He is a member of the MRC neuromuscular centre.  He has special interest and expertise in neuromuscular disorders, that includes disorders of muscle and nerve, myopathy, muscular dystrophy, myositis, neuropathy, myasthenia gravis and motor neuron disease/amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.  He performs muscle and nerve biopsies where needed.  He has research interests in neuromuscular disorders and genetics.  He leads the neuromuscular service and has a specialist neuromuscular clinic.  He also sees patients with the full range of neurological conditions including general neurology.