Dr Edward Fathers

Dr Edward Fathers MB BChir (Cantab.) MA FRCP

Consultant Neurologist

Medico-Legal Experience

Expert Witness Neurologist Dr Edward Fathers is a highly experienced medical expert, bringing valuable courtroom experience to his medico-legal work.

Dr Fathers has enhanced his proficiency in the medicolegal sector through specialised training. His commitment to continuous learning and his active involvement in producing medical reports make him a well-rounded expert witness.

Clinical Experience

Dr. Fathers brings over 23 years of experience as a consultant neurologist to NRC Medical Experts. He specialises in general neurology with a particular interest in multiple sclerosis.

After completing training at Cambridge University and St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, Consultant Neurologist Dr Fathers qualified in 1990, before becoming a Consultant in 2000. He worked at Musgrove Park Hospital and Yeovil District Hospital, part of Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, combining neurology outpatient clinics with running a 15-bed inpatient neurology unit. Dr Fathers served as the lead for multiple sclerosis services in Somerset from 2005 to 2022. He has senior management experience, which includes working as the clinical director in medicine at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton. His experience also includes working with the general medical Council and the National clinical assessment service (NCAS) undertaking fitness to practise assessments.

Since 2000, Dr. Fathers has been conducting general neurology outpatient clinics in NHS hospitals and private practice. Currently, he is working part-time as an NHS consultant.

Special Interests

Dr Fathers specialises in all aspects of neurology and rehabilitation for MS patients, and was the the lead clinician in Somerset for the administration of disease modifying therapies for multiple sclerosis.

Memberships of Professional Bodies

  • General Medical Council
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Full member of the Association of British Neurologists
  • Member of the South West Neuroscience Association
  • Member of the British Medical Association
  • Medical Defence Union Membership

Further information

Download Dr Fathers’ CV to learn more about his research publications, qualifications and more.