Hart, Dr Yvonne

Dr Yvonne HartConsultant Neurologist

  • Consultant Neurologist
  • Tel: 0191 282 3995
  • GMC Code: 2492528
  • Qualifications: MA, MD, FRCP
  • Special Interests


  • Biography

    Dr Hart trained in neurology in London then undertook an epilepsy fellowship in Montreal. She was appointed consultant neurologist in 1994 and worked at Atkinson Morley’s Hospital, London, until 2000, when she moved to the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, directing and developing the epilepsy and epilepsy surgery services in both these hospitals, before moving to Newcastle in 2010. 

    She was a member of the Council of the Association of British Neurologists from 2008 to 2012, served as Secretary of the International League against Epilepsy (UK chapter) from 2010 to 2013, and chaired the Scientific Awards Panel of Epilepsy Action from 2008 to 2013.

    Her research interests include the epidemiology of epilepsy, medical care for people with epilepsy, chronic encephalitis and epilepsy (Rasmussen syndrome) and antibody-mediated epilepsies. She has published widely on these subjects, in addition to writing more than 25 book chapters. 

    She is keenly interested in teaching and training.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base


  • Clinics Provided

    Epilepsy, First Seizure, learning disability and epilepsy, adolescent transition, epilepsy surgery, acute neurology.

  • Name of Secretary
    Sue King
  • Yvonne Hart 
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