Birns, Jonathan - consultant in stroke, elderly care and general medicine


Consultant profiles

Jonathan BirnsContacts

Secretary: Sandra Gray
Tel: 020 7188 2515

  • Biography

    Dr Jonathan Birns trained at University College London, and undertook his PhD at King's College London. He has worked at a number of hospitals in London, including Hammersmith, the Royal Brompton, University College Hospital and King's.

    In addition to his clinical interests, he is training programme director for geriatrics in south east London and has developed a number of innovative and pioneering medical education programmes.

  • Specialist interests

    • hyperacute stroke care, including the provision of thrombolysis
    • simulation training.
  • Awards

    • Health Education South London Innovation, Diffusion and Excellence Awards in Healthcare Education and Training (2013) – director of best healthcare education and training programme (south east London geriatrics)
    • London Hypertension Society Annual Symposium (2004) – best abstract prize.
  • Research interests

    The relationships between blood pressure, cerebrovascular disease, cerebral autoregulation and cognition.