Dr Geoffrey Leader MB ChB FRCA

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Dr Geoffrey Leader is a consultant anaesthetist (anesthesiologist). He is also the medical director of The London Pain Relief and Nutritional Support Clinic at The Highgate Hospital in London, UK, where he has pioneered a multi-disciplinary approach to the management of chronic illness, especially Parkinson's Disease.

He qualified in medicine at the University of Cape Town, South Africa and specialised in anaesthesia at the Royal College of Surgeons in London. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. Geoffrey Leader has held senior academic posts in South Africa, the Netherlands (University of Erasmus, Rotterdam), and in England. Before entering private practice his last appointments were Chairman of the Anaesthetic Department, Head of Intensive Care and Pain Clinic at Newham General Hospital, London and Senior Lecturer and Honorary Senior Consultant at The Royal London Hospital Medical College.

He has published in anaesthetic peer journals and is co-author with Lucille Leader Dip ION NTCC CNHC Registered of the following successful books:

Parkinson's Disease - Reducing Symptoms With Nutrition And Drugs
ISBN:   978 0 9526056 4 5 (Denor Press, London, UK) Online Orders: amazon.com and amazon.co.uk

Parkinson's Disease - Top Tips to Optimize Function ISBN: 978 0 9561722 3

Parkinson's Disease - The Way Forward! ISBN: 0 9526056 8 6 (Denor Press, London, UK) a multi-author ground-breaking book in which "the team" approach to the management of Parkinson's Disease is presented.

Parkinson's Disease - Dopamine Metabolism, Applied Biochemistry and Nutrition ISBN: 978 0 9526056 6 9 (Denor Press, London, UK)

Co-author of the Italian book - Morbo Di Parkinson - Suggerimenti Nutrizionali ISBN: 88 85852 31 9 (Pythagora Press, Milan, Italy) in collaboration with Lucille Leader, Professor Aroldo Rossi and Professor Lia Rossi Prosperi.

Dr Geoffrey Leader is particularly interested in the intravenous nutritional support of patients with Parkinson's Disease as well as the specialised details of their management during anaesthesia and sedation, as well as the detoxification of drugs.

In addition to congress presentations on general anaesthesia, he has presented a paper on the intravenous aspects of nutritional support in Parkinson's disease at the Parkinson's Disease Congress for Nutrition and Sexuality in Vienna, Austria and has co-chaired a workshop - Specialised Nutritional Management in Parkinson's Disease, at the 5th Multi-disciplinary Conference of the European Parkinson's Disease Association (EPDA) in Lisbon (Portugal).

He has received a "Quality of Life in Parkinson's Award" from the Parkinson's Resource Organisation, in the United States.


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