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Doctor Fergus Rugg-Gunn

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Dr Rugg-Gunn qualified from St Thomas's Medical School, and completed general medical training in London and Oxford. He subsequently obtained a PhD with the Epilepsy Group at The UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology. He completed neurology training in London and in 2008 became a Consultant Neurologist at Epilepsy Society's Chalfont Centre and UCLH National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at The UCLH National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and UCLH NHS Hospitals NHS Trust, and the UCL/Institute of Neurology. Dr Rugg-Gunn is Clinical Lead at Epilepsy Society's Chalfont Centre, Educational Lead for the Epilepsy Department at UCLH National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and holds out-patient clinics at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Epilepsy Society's Chalfont Centre and is responsible for in-patients in the Sir William Gowers Assessment and Treatment Unit at the Epilepsy Society's Chalfont Centre. 

Research Interests

Magnetoencephalography, in particular the localisation of epileptiform activity and neural synchrony, advanced neuroimaging techniques, SUDEP and cardiac arrhythmias in epilepsy. 




Council member of the UK chapter of the ILAE and member of the Medicines Safety Committee at UCLH. Member of the MHRA Expert committee for Neurology, Pain and Psychiatry.


Current use of imaging and electromagnetic source localization procedures in epilepsy surgery centers across Europe
Management of chronic epilepsy
A case of mistaken mesial temporal identity

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