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Bhalla, Ajay - consultant physician in stroke, elderly care and general medicine


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Ajay Bhalla


Secretary: Petula Bent
Secretary tel: 020 7188 2515 

Area of expertise: stroke care

  • Biography

    Ajay Bhalla is a consultant physician in stroke, elderly care and general medicine at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

    He is also:

    • service lead in stroke and neurorehabilitation

    • honorary senior lecturer, school of population and environmental sciences, King’s College London (KC)

    • specialty lead for stroke, clinical Research network, south London

    • associate director, sentinel stroke national audit programme, KCL

    • south east London operational director for stroke.

  • Education and training

    • MBBS (St George’s Hospital Medical School)
    • MSc (King’s College London)
    • MD (University of London)
    • FRCP (Royal College of Physicians, London)
    • Physicians as Educator Diploma (Royal College of Physicians, London)
  • Specialist interests

    • South London stroke register
    • Peer review of stroke services
    • Oversight of national stroke audit
    • Stroke education (undergraduate and postgraduate)
    • Stroke research and recruitment
  • Research interests

    • Health service research
    • Natural history of stroke