Dr Guy Leschziner
Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Lead for Sleep, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Reader of Neurology, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London
Dr Guy Leschziner is a consultant neurologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London. He is also clinical lead of the Sleep Disorders Centre at Guy’s, one of the largest sleep services in Europe, and reader in neurology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IOPPN), King’s College London.
After graduating from Magdalen College, Oxford, and Imperial College, he trained in London, completing a PhD in the genetics of epilepsy at Imperial and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge. He trained as a neurologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’, Queen Square and Imperial.
In addition to clinical work in neurological sleep disorders and epilepsy, he is active in academic research and drug trials, and has a keen interest in public engagement and education. He has presented Mysteries of Sleep for BBC Radio 4 and the World Service, Secrets of Sleep for Channel 4 TV, and is the author of The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience and the Secret World of Sleep, published by Simon and Schuster.