Dr Sheba Azam

Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist
Dr Sheba Azam, Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist


Dr Sheba Azam trained at King's College Hospital, London, The Royal Free Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital. She has been on the specialist register for 8 years and was employed as a Service Director for Clinical Neurophysiology at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital London prior to taking up her permanent position in the Department of Clinical Neurophysiology at GOSH. Her role at GOSH involves providing a high quality diagnostic service to patients with neuromuscular disorders and epilepsy, regular teaching and training sessions and participation in weekly MDTs.


  • Diagnosis of peripheral neuropathies, muscle problems, motor neuron disease, myasthenia gravis.
  • EEG and video telemetry studies for epilepsy and encephalopathies.
  • Peripheral neuropathies
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Epilepsy

Fellowship of The Royal College of Physicians FRCP 2018

Member of the Royal College of Physicians MRCP 2013

PhD University of London 2013

MPhil University of London 2005

MBBS University of London

MRPharmS University of London 1991

BPharmS (1st Class Honors) University of London 1992

Associate of King’s College University of London 1992

  • Anterior Horn Cell Disease
  • Functional MRI, EEG

News & Publications

Lack of evidence for Cortical Reorganisation in MND; A study using fMRI and a calibrated motor paradigm, Azam, S, Koritnik B, Mehta M, Williams SCR, Leigh PNL Submitted October 2012

Functional changes of the cortical motor system in hereditary spastic paraparesis. Koritnik B, Azam S, Knific J, Zidar J; Acta Neurol Scand. 2009 Sep;120(3):182-90

Is cortical excitability abnormal in MND? A study using pharmacological Fmri; Azam S, Leigh PNL, Williams SCR, Koritnik B Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Volume 7 Supplement 1 106-107 December 2006 Abstract from the 17th International Symposium

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