McFarland, Dr Robert

Dr Robert McFarlandClinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Paediatric Neurology

  • Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Paediatric Neurology
  • Tel: 0191 282 1385
  • GMC Code: 4035718
  • Qualifications: MA, MBBS, PhD, MRCP MRCPCH
  • Special Interests

    Mitochondrial Disease

  • Biography

    Educated at Belfast Royal Academy, Oxford University and King’s College Hospital London, I trained in paediatrics in London and subsequently Newcastle, where I also began my research career with a Wellcome Clinical Training Fellowship in the Mitochondrial Research Group.

    I continued my research and clinical training (MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowship), being appointed Honorary Consultant Paediatric Neurologist in 2006 and, following a DoH/HEFCE Fellowship award, Clinical Senior Lecturer in 2008.

    I run a national mitochondrial disease clinic for children, and along with colleagues provide a paediatric neurology clinical service for North East England. I am a member of the BPNA, BMS and sit on the CRG for Multisystem Disease.

  • Directorate

    Children's Services

  • Hospital Base

    Great North Children's Hospital, RVI

  • Clinics Provided

    Paediatric Neurology Clinic, National Mitochondrial Disease Clinic

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