Dr Saifee is a consultant neurologist with both a substantive NHS practice at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square and also at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust. He runs a private practice. He qualified 19 years ago from UCL.
Dr Saifee has expertise in both movement disorders and acute/general neurology. Apart from acute neurology, he has a particular interest in tremor, dystonia and Parkinson’s disease.
He undertook higher specialist training on the coveted NIHR academic training scheme at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and The Royal Free London. He was awarded an NIHR research fellowship and completed a PhD on the clinical aspects and pathophysiological mechanisms of tremor. He held leadership roles as a specialist registrar.
He has an active role in neurology postgraduate and undergraduate education and has won prizes for his teaching. He is the lead for neurology undergraduate teaching at London North West University Hospitals. He holds a leadership role for postgraduate neurology teaching at University College London.
He is a member of the Association of British Neurologists, American Academy of Neurology and the Movement Disorder Society. He has been part of the movement disorder advisory panel to the Association of British Neurologists. He has advised NICE and NCEPOD on technology appraisals and national audits in the treatment of movement disorders.
Dr Saifee has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers in academic journals, predominantly in the field of movement disorders. He is and has been a principal investigator for multiple clinical trials including for Parkinson’s disease.