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Headache centre team

Caring for patients with headache and facial pain disorders

Below is a list of staff you might meet when you come for your appointment.

Dr Giorgio Lambru, consultant neurologist

Dr Ivona Tylova, consultant neurologist

Dr Rachael Kilner, GP with specialist interest in headache and neurology

Dr Adnan Al-Kaisy, consultant in pain medicine and neuromodulation, clinical lead of the pain management centre

Dr Stefano Palmisani, consultant in pain medicine and neuromodulation

Dr Thomas Smith, consultant in pain medicine

Professor Tara Renton, consultant in oral surgery, King's College Hospital

Mr Sinan Barazi, consultant neurosurgeon, King's College Hospital

Madeleine Murphy, headache nurse specialist

Bethany Hill, headache nurse specialist

Joe Chicken, acupuncturist and occupational therapist

David Novelli, clinical psychologist

Nicholas Spahr, consultant physiotherapist in pain management

Dr Anna Andreou, consultant headache neurophysiologist

Mr Joseph Lloyd, PhD student

Ms Ramla Abbukar Abdullahi, research assistant

Mr Charles Hamilton, service manager

Information for prospective staff

Healthcare professionals are welcome to visit the department where possible; we already have excellent ties with many leading international headache services. Please contact our nursing team by emailing headachenurse@gstt.nhs.uk to enquire further.