He graduated in Medicine and Surgery at Messina University (Italy), where he trained to become a neurologist. During his training, he gained experience in general neurology, dealing with patients with acute and chronic neurologic disorders.
Since 2003 he has been living and working in the UK, carrying out both clinical and research activities. He worked for 3 years as research fellow at the Multiple Sclerosis Centre of Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford University. Since 2006 to 2011, he carried out a PhD in neuroscience at Imperial College London; his research project was funded by the Italian MS society. Between 2011 and 2013, he worked as research fellow (postdoc) at Imperial College, funded by the UK MS society. He is currently honorary research fellow, he participates to the teaching activities of medical students from Imperial College and continues his research activity in collaboration with other international research institutes.
Since 2006 he has been working at North West London Hospitals (Central Middlesex and Northwick Park Hospitals) initially as staff grade and subsequently as consultant neurologist. Since 2004 he has been working as consultant neurologist at Imperial College Healthcare Trust (Charing Cross and St’ Marys Hospitals), where he manages, along with other colleagues, one of the largest MS centre in the UK.
He has published several scientific articles in highly impact journals and participates regularly as speaker at conferences and courses on MS. He has gained extensive clinical experience in managing any kind of neurological disease and he is expert in the management and treatment of MS and other.
Expert in neurologic and neuromuscular disorders and in particular multiple sclerosis and neuro-inflammatory diseases.
Italian and English.
Dr Antonio Scalfari is an Italian consultant neurologist in London.