Dr Giorgio Lambru

MD

Consultant Neurologist and Headache Specialist

Specialty
  • Neurology

Practice locations

Consults at

Primary NHS base

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

About

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    Dr Giorgio Lambru is a Consultant Neurologist and headache specialist. He is the clinical lead of the Headache Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK. He sees patients with all type of headaches and facial pain, including migraine, chronic daily headache, medication overuse headache, tension-type headache, cluster headache, trigeminal neuralgia, occipital neuralgia and trigeminal neuropathy.

    He pioneered the first and only fast track cluster headache clinic in the United Kingdom. He runs a large multidisciplinary complex facial pain and trigeminal neuralgia clinic; He runs one of the largest Botox and greater occipital nerve blocks services in the UK and one of the largest neurostimulation services for difficult-to-treat headaches in the UK. He believes in the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to manage headaches and facial pain conditions, hence his collaboration with headache and sleep psychologists, physiotherapists, neurosurgeons, dentists, pain specialists and ENT specialists to tackle the different aspects of headaches.

    Dr Lambru gained his degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Milan (Italy). He then trained in Neurology at the University-Hospital of Parma (Italy), when he initially developed his interest in Headache medicine. As part of his training, he collaborated clinically and academically with the Headache Centre of the University of Parma from 2005 to 2009, actively involved in clinical research in primary headache disorders. In 2010 he undertook a-one year clinical fellowship within the Headache group at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery developing an interest in trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias and cranial neuralgias that has led him to undertake a PhD degree at the Institute of Neurology, UCL.

    He is involved in clinical and preclinical research in collaboration with the Headache laboratory within the Wolfson CARD-King’s College London. Dr Lambru has authored a number of scientific publications and presented at national and international headache conferences.

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