Atalaia, Dr Antonio

Dr Antonio AtalaiaConsultant Neurologist

  • Consultant Neurologist
  • Tel: 0191 2823006
  • GMC Code: 7331025
  • Qualifications:
  • Special Interests
    • Epilepsy
    • Sleep
    • Myotonic Dystrophy
  • Biography

    Medical Degree from Lisbon’s Medical School (1985), Consultant Neurologist since 1995.

    Member of the Clinical Neurophysiology Board of Portuguese Medical Association,  European Sleep Research Society certified Somnologist (2014), RCP affiliate member.

    Worked in the Epilepsy Surgery Program of Lisbon’s Hospital Santa Maria (1989-2000) and collaborated with Epilepsy Surgery Program Coimbra’s University Hospital (2008-2012). Works in Sleep Medicine since 1992, first at Hospital Santa Maria Sleep Unit (under Prof. Paiva) and then as Lisbon’s British Hospital Sleep Medicine coordinator.

    Myotonic Dystrophy research with Prof Lochmuller (John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre, NU), co-leader of NIHR TRC PhenoDM1 research project.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Royal Victoria Infirmary

  • Clinics Provided
    • General Neurology
    • Epilepsy
    • First Seizure
  • Name of Secretary
    Joanne Brown
  • Antonio Atalaia 
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