Schaefer, Dr Andrew

Dr Andrew SchaeferConsultant Neurologist

  • Consultant Neurologist
  • Tel: 0191 233 6161
  • GMC Code: 4122515
  • Qualifications: MBChB, MRCP
  • Special Interests

    Neurogenetics, Muscle Disease and Mitochondrial Disorders.

  • Biography

    I am a Consultant Neurologist with a specialist interest in neurogenetics. I am clinical lead for The Newcastle Mitochondrial Centre - one of three specialist centres nationally commissioned to provide expert care for these rare and complex disorders.

    Together with my colleagues in The Wellcome Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research we continue to strive to improve the care and support for patients with mitochondrial disease across the UK.

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  • Clinics Provided

    I hold general neurology clinics at the RVI and also Palmer Community Hospital, Jarrow. I also hold a specialist neurogenetic clinic at the RVI for patients with inherited neuromuscular disorders.

  • Andy Schaefer 
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