Dr Benjamin Wakerley

Consultant Neurologist


Tel: 0300 422 6644
Fax: 0300 422 6499 


Primary medical qualifications

MRCP, MRCP(Neurology), PhD

Areas of expertise

Benjamin Wakerley graduated from Imperial College school of Medicine in 2001, where he was also awarded a BSc in neuroscience and a PhD in molecular immunology.

He completed his general medical training in London and his clinical neurology training in Oxford. He spent two years of his neurology registrar training at the National University Hospital in Singapore.

He is now a consultant neurologist at the Royal Gloucestershire Hospital and does a specialist headache clinic at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

His main research interests are Guillaim-Barre Syndrome and Pseudotumour Cerebri.

Key publications:

Wakerley BR et al. Guillain-Barré and Miller Fisher syndromes-new diagnostic classificationNat Rev Neurol. 2014

Wakerley B et al. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Cephalalgia. 2014



Inpatient services

Acute neurology

Date of registration


Outpatient clinics

Clinics held at Cheltenham General and Gloucestershire Royal Hospitals.