Dr James Teo MA, MBBS, MRCP, PhD

Consultant Neurologist with a specialist interest in Stroke and Neurorehabiliation, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dr James Teo is a consultant neurologist with an interest in stroke and recovery after brain injury. He began his undergraduate medical training at University of Oxford and Royal Free Medical School. He has held posts in many major teaching hospitals included Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge, Royal Marsden Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital and University College London Hospital.

He holds a PhD in Clinical Neurology at the internationally prestigious UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square. He has written more than 30 peer-reviewed academic papers on topics ranging from stroke, neurorehabilitation and Parkinson’s Disease; he has received an Honorable Mention Award from the Michael J Fox Parkinsons Data Challenge in 2012 on the use of smartphones in Parkinson’s Disease. He has extensive neurorehabiliation experience working at global centres of neurological rehabilitation at Queen Square and the Wellington Hospital, managing cases from stroke, traumatic brain injury, hypoxic brain injury to spinal injury.

He is currently the clinical governance lead and stroke informatics lead at Princess Royal University Hospital (site of one of the eight London Hyperacute Stroke Units) and is the chief investigator of the EPACS clinical trial on detection and prevention of strokes due to heart disease. He is particularly interested in the treatment and prevention of strokes and recovery from stroke and brain injury. He also has a private practice seeing patients in central London and the South East, and is part of the London Stroke Group.