Dr Shanika Samarasekera

Consultant Oncologist

As clinical lead for epilepsy at University Hospitals Birmingham and neurology representative for the regional neuro-oncology MDTM, I have seen the field evolve rapidly in the six years since I came into post. I work in both a rural DGH (Hereford) and in the tertiary centre and so I can appreciate the challenges faced by remoter regions in accessing care and the need for streamlined care pathways in this field.
I have developed regional guidelines for the management of tumour related epilepsy and as chair of the complex epilepsy MDTM, consider an increasing number of these patients for detailed functional assessment. With a background in psychiatry, I work with colleagues in neuropsychiatry, neuropsychology and learning disability in establishing standards and ensuring best interests are maintained for patients with co-existing psychological needs.

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