Michael Rose


44 years of experience
44 years of experience



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Dr Rose is an experienced Consultant Neurologist. Beyond general neurology, he has an interest in headaches, blackouts and unexplained neurological symptoms. He is also a sub-specialist in muscle disease and myasthenia.

Dr Rose did his neurology training at Atkinson Morley’s Hospital, the National Hospitals for Neurology, Queen Square, St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Royal London Hospital. He was a Medical Research Council research fellow investigating mitochondrial muscle disease and spent a year in Rochester, New York gaining further specialist training in muscle disease. He has since served as a Consultant Neurologist at King’s College Hospital and at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolwich from 1996 to 2019 and now works at the Whittington Hospital, London.

At Queen Elizabeth Hospital Dr Rose ran several general neurology clinics seeing all neurology cases including headaches, strokes, dizziness, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy. He established a successful First Seizure Clinic at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Dr Rose helped to establish a nationally respected regional muscle disease clinic service at King’s College Hospital where he focused on patients with myasthenia as well as peripheral nerve and motor neurone diseases. He continues general neurology clinics at the Whittington Hospital. 

Dr Rose is a co-editor of the Neuromuscular Diseases Cochrane Review Group. He was an active partner in the TREAT-NMD network and is a member of the European Neuromuscular Centre research committee. He was also a founder member of the Muscle Study Group based in the USA. He has published papers, book chapters, and books on neurology and muscle disease and continues his research in muscle disease with a particular interest in clinical trials and quality of life issues.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • General neurology including symptoms of headache
  • Blackouts
  • Dizziness
  • Numbness
  • Tingling and weakness
  • Diseases such as epilepsy
  • Stroke
  • Dementia
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscle Disease



All procedures

  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electromyography (EMG)

All conditions

  • Headache
  • Seizures
  • Epilepsy
  • Muscle Twitching
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)
  • Alzheimers Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Dementia
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome
  • Memory Disorders
  • Motor Neurone Disease (MND)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Fatigue & Wasting
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myopathy
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Numbness & Sensation Abnormalities
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Stroke
  • Tremor





Registered with

General Medical Council: 2649887


St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9BS

  • Monday:
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Video Consultation

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Consultation Fees

New appointment: £340

Follow-up appointment: £205


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

5 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.93 / 5



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