Dr James Philip Gratwicke

Dr James Philip Gratwicke

MA(Oxon) BMBCh MRCP(Neurology) PhD(Clinical Neurology)

Consultant Neurologist

Special Interests:

  • Parkinson's disease
  • Tremor
  • Movement disorders
  • General adult neurology including headache, seizures and blackout
  • Neurological issues in intensive care.
  • Dementia and cognitive problems
  • Neurodegenerative conditions
  • Hereditary ataxias
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Dr Gratwicke studied medicine at Oxford University and was awarded a scholarship at his college, Oriel College, for attaining distinctions in examinations in neurosciences and pathology. He completed his postgraduate training in neurology at King's College Hospital, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals, St George's University Hospital and The National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square, all in London, UK.

He completed his PhD in Clinical Neurology at the University College London Institute of Neurology in 2018. His research interest is in development of novel therapeutics for Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative conditions.

He is a full-time Consultant Neurologist in the NHS in the UK, holding substantive posts at both St George's University Hospital in London, and Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey. He consults on the breadth of general neurological problems such as headaches and seizures and has subspecialist expertise in the management of Parkinson's disease, tremors, movement disorders and neurodegenerative conditions.

International Presentations

5th World Congress on Neurology and Therapeutics. London, UK, 14th March 2016

The development of brain stimulation therapies for dementia.

Gratwicke J

19th International Congress on Parkinson’s disease and Movement disorders. San Diego, USA, 16th June 2015

Attentional modulation of activity in the nucleus basalis of Meynert in patients undergoing deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease dementia and Lewy body dementia.

Gratwicke J

11th International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, Florence, Italy. 10/3/13

Double blind randomized trial of nucleus basalis of Meynert deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease dementia.

Gratwicke J

1st Shanghai International Pelvic Trauma Summit, Shanghai, China, Dec 2016

Acetabular Trauma in the Elderly- The Role of Early Hip Arthropalsty

Culpan P

Kuwait International Orthopaedic Updates Meeting (KIOUM), October 2016

Periprosthetic fractures around the knee

Culpan P

Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Congress (OTA), Gaylord, Washington, USA, Oct 2016

A Randomised Controlled Trial – Neuromuscular Stimulation in the Rehabilitation of Pelvic Trauma Patients

Culpan P, Rich J, Bates P

Ankle arthrodesis following failed arthroplasty

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Sept 2007, 89-B, 1178-83

Culpan P, Le Strat V, Judet T

European Congress for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ECTES), Vienna, Austria, May 2016

Early experiences of a new anatomic anterior plating system for acetabular fractures in a Level-1 UK trauma centre

Culpan P

1st Shanghai International Pelvic Trauma Summit, Shanghai, China, Dec 2016

Acetabular Trauma in the Elderly- The Role of Early Hip Arthropalsty

Dhir R, Gee M, Arshad H, Culpan P, Bates P

American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Orlando, 1st March 2016

Spino-Pelvic Dissociation: Have we finally got it right?

El Daly I, Culpan P, Raganathum A, Montgomery A, Bates P

Combined British and Italian Hip Society Meeting, Milan, Nov 2015

Acetabular Fracture Fixation in Older Patients

Arshad H, Bates P, Culpan P

Podium presentation, American Acadamy Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, March 2014

Infix in Management of Unstable Pelvic Fractures

Stammers J, Massa E, Culpan P, Bates P

International Advanced Orthopaedic Congress, Dubai, March 2014

Minimally Invasive Pelvic Ring Fixation

Culpan P

65th Egyptian Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress, Cairo, Dec 2013

Latest Concepts in Total Hip Arthroplasty: CT planning and minimal access surgery

Culpan P

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