Guy Leschziner

Consultant neurologist, service lead for sleep disorders


Guy Leschziner sees people with:

  • sleep disorders
  • epilepsy
  • general neurology conditions

 He is clinical lead for the sleep disorders centre, and has an active interest in public engagement.

Education and training

After qualifying from Oxford and Imperial College, Guy completed basic medical training at Guy's and St Thomas'.

He undertook a PhD at Imperial College London and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, in the genetics of epilepsy.

He completed higher training in neurology at Charing Cross Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas', and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square.

Research interests

  • Narcolepsy
  • Nocturnal seizures
  • Genetics of sleep and epilepsy
  • Neurocutaneous syndromes


  • Ellison-Cliffe Medal, Royal Society of Medicine, 2019
  • Top Teachers Award 2009/2010, University College London
  • Brain neurology entry/exit scholarship, 2005-2006
  • Dudley Phillips Memorial Prize for Research, University of London, 1998

Last updated: January 2023

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