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Dr Geoffrey Leader, a graduate of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in London, is a Consultant Anesthesiologist and posts include that of Medical Director of The London Pain Relief and Nutritional Support Clinic at The Highgate Hospital in London.
He is a leading pioneer in the multi-disciplinary management of chronic illness and pain management. The special interest of his Clinic has been the optimization of functional health in people with Parkinson’s Disease. Dr Geoffrey Leader is particularly interested in the intravenous nutritional support of patients with Parkinson’s Disease as well as the specialised details of their management during anaesthesia and sedation including detoxification from anaesthetic drugs.
Dr Geoffrey Leader has held senior academic posts internationally. In the UK he was Chairman of the Anaesthetic Department, Head of Intensive Care and Pain Clinic at Newham General Hospital, London and Senior Lecturer and Honorary Senior Consultant at The Royal London Hospital Medical College. In South Africa he held academic appointments at Natal and Witwatersrand Universities and in The Netherlands at The University of Erasmus.
He is co-author and editor of successful books including:
He has presented papers on anaesthetic subjects at international congresses and has published in prestigious anaesthetic journals including Anaesthesia and Dutch anaesthetic journals. His Parkinson’s Disease Congress presentations include:
He has published in anaesthetic peer journals and is co-author with Lucille Leader Dip ION NTCC CNHC Registered of the following successful books:
Parkinson's Disease - Reducing Symptoms With Nutrition And Drugs
ISBN: 978 0 9526056 4 5 (Denor Press, London, UK) Online Orders: amazon.com and amazon.co.uk
Parkinson's Disease - Top Tips to Optimize Function ISBN: 978 0 9561722 3
Parkinson's Disease - The Way Forward! ISBN: 0 9526056 8 6 (Denor Press, London, UK) a multi-author ground-breaking book in which "the team" approach to the management of Parkinson's Disease is presented.
Parkinson's Disease - Dopamine Metabolism, Applied Biochemistry and Nutrition ISBN: 978 0 9526056 6 9 (Denor Press, London, UK)
Co-author of the Italian book - Morbo Di Parkinson - Suggerimenti Nutrizionali ISBN: 88 85852 31 9 (Pythagora Press, Milan, Italy) in collaboration with Lucille Leader, Professor Aroldo Rossi and Professor Lia Rossi Prosperi.
Co-author, with Lucille Leader, of the book Parkinson's Disease - The New Nutritional Handbook ISBN: 0 9526056 1 9 (Denor Press, London, UK). It is out of print but has been included, updated and replaced in the newly revised book published in 2017, entitled Parkinson's Disease - Reducing Symptoms With Nutrition and Drugs ISBN: 978 0 9526056 4 5 (Denor Press). Parkinson's Disease - Reducing Symptoms With Nutrition And Drugs
Dr Geoffrey Leader is particularly interested in the intravenous nutritional support of patients with Parkinson's Disease as well as the specialised details of their management during anaesthesia and sedation, as well as the detoxification of drugs.
In addition to congress presentations on general anaesthesia, he has presented a paper on the intravenous aspects of nutritional support in Parkinson's disease at the Parkinson's Disease Congress for Nutrition and Sexuality in Vienna, Austria and has co-chaired a workshop - Specialised Nutritional Management in Parkinson's Disease, at the 5th Multi-disciplinary Conference of the European Parkinson's Disease Association (EPDA) in Lisbon (Portugal).
He has received a "Quality of Life in Parkinson's Award" from the Parkinson's Resource Organisation, in the United States.
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