Devlin, Dr Anita

Dr Anita DevlinConsultant Paediatric Neurologist

  • Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
  • Tel: 0191 282 1385
  • GMC Code: 3353127
  • Qualifications: MB BS; MD; MRCP; MRCPCH; MBA
  • Special Interests

    Vagal nerve stimulation
    Ketogenic Diet
    Neurodisability particularly posture and movement disorders and developmental impairments of vision

  • Biography

    I graduated from University College London Medical School in 1988 and trained in Oxford, Southampton, Aberdeen, London and Newcastle in Paediatrics and then Paediatric Neurology. I was awarded a higher doctorate (MD) for research in 2001.


    My areas of sub-specialisation are complex epilepsy and neurodisability. I am the regional lead for paediatric epilepsy and offer clinics for the diagnosis and management of complex epilepsy in childhood including vagal nerve stimulator and ketogenic diet clinics. I teach about epilepsy nationally and internationally.


    I also specialise in the assessment and management of complex paediatric neurodisability with particular focus on posture and movement disorders and disorders of vision.  

  • Directorate

    Children’s Services

  • Hospital Base

    Great North Children's Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Epilepsy clinics, Ketogenic diet clinics, Neurodisability clinics.

  • Name of Secretary
    Karen Armstrong-Jordan
  • Anita Devlin 
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