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Dr Imtiaz Ahmed - Neurology

Dr Imtiaz Ahmed is a Consultant Neurologist at Oaks Hospital specialising in movement disorders, Parkinson's disease, dementia, stroke, epilepsy, headache, spasm, and spasticity.

Based at: Oaks Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Movement disorders, Parkinson's disease, dementia, stroke and cerebrovascular diseases, epilepsy, headache, treatment for cervical dystonia, blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, Siallorhoea in Parkinson’s disease and spasticity.

Dr Ahmed can discuss options available for migraines within your consultation including the use of botulinum toxin products as a treatment option, which is approved by NICE for patients suffering with debilitating Migraines who have failed two prophylactic agents.


Academic background

Dr Ahmed completed his MBBS in India in 1995 and completed clinical research in ‘Stroke in the Young’ leading to his MD degree in 2001. After coming to the UK in 2002, he received MRCP in 2002. Dr Ahmed trained extensively in general medicine, stroke and Parkinson’s Disease in the Cambridge Deanery. 

He did research in Parkinson’s Disease, dementia and dyskinesias at Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London and also received training at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery. He was awarded a MD (Res) degree and DIC from Imperial College London.

After that Dr Ahmed completed specialist neurology training in Severn Deanery Bristol. He also received MRCP in Neurology in 2010. He completed a fellowship in Interventional Neuroraiology in Zurich, Switzerland. In 2012 he was made a Fellow of the European National Board.

Dr Ahmed is a Consultant in Neurology in Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust and is involved in teaching students and junior doctors in Colchester.


Professional Memberships

Member of the American Academy of Neurology, The European Neurology Society and MDDUS.


NHS base

Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust

Clinic Times

Tuesday PM, Thursday PM and Saturday AM

What our patients say

I felt I must write to say how pleased I am with my appointments with Dr Ahmed. I have been very worried about the symptoms I have had for nearly two years. I found Dr Ahmed straight talking, explaining everything and doing a thorough examination. I felt I was listened to, my questions were taken seriously and my worries were addressed. Both times, on leaving Dr Ahmed, I felt calmer more positive and clearer in thought on moving forward which is exactly what I need. I will be having another follow appointment at some time and know I will get the same level of care.

June 2022

Thank you for seeing me so promptly. Your immediate assessment of my debilitating state of health ensured the seriousness was identified as soon as I hobbled into your consulting room. Your care and thorough examination highlighted other aspects which other medical staff left undiscovered. Arranging a MRI scan within 24 hours expedited my progress to the next stage in my planned treatment. The second appointment arranged to explain in detail the result of the scan ensured my wife and I had a full understanding of the medical terminology. I am pleased to say your due diligence of my care helped in my future well being.

April 2022

After our daughter had had a couple of suspected seizures we booked an appointment with Dr Ahmed to determine quickly what steps we should take. We were able to meet with with Dr Ahmed at the Oaks hospital within 3 days of our initial contact. Dr Ahmed was welcoming, and extremely understanding of our concerns. We explained the circumstances and the events, and he took time to explain to us what medically had happened and what the best course of action is to prevent a recurrence. Dr Ahmed’s explanations and advice were clear and easy for us to understand, and we are grateful that we can come back to him to discuss further if we have queries or concerns. I have no hesitation is recommending Dr Ahmed to patients or parents who find themselves in a similar situation, and we now feel much more confident about the road ahead.

November 2021
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