Forsyth, Dr Rob

Dr Rob ForsythConsultant and Senior Lecturer in Child Neurology

  • Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Child Neurology
  • Tel: 0191 282 1385
  • GMC Code: 3261370
  • Qualifications: PhD (Newcastle); FRPCH; BMBCh; MA
  • Special Interests

    Child neurology: especially rehabilitation after acquired brain injury and epilepsy.

  • Biography

    I trained in Cambridge, Oxford, Nottingham, Newcastle and Vancouver Canada, qualifying in 1987. I combine clinical work with research into children’s brain injury and am also a Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University. I have was National Training Adviser in Paediatric Neurology for six years 2003-09 and have an interest in training the next generations of child neurologists. I am a board member of the European Paediatric Neurology Society.

    I am married with two daughters, and in my spare time enjoy cycling and playing in a local ceilidh band.

  • Directorate

    Children’s services

  • Hospital Base


  • Clinics Provided

    Epilepsy, general paediatric neurology, head injury follow-up, specialist brain vasculitis and spasticity management clinics

  • Name of Secretary
    Louise Potts
  • Rob Forsyth 
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