Dr Peter Cleland
Specific Sub-Interest: Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Neurology
Location: North East
Dr Peter Cleland MBBChir FRCP has been a Consultant Neurologist at Sunderland Royal Hospital and Newcastle General Hospital since 1994.
Dr Cleland’s expertise includes the whole range of neurological conditions – including head injury, whiplash and low back pain, nerve injury, Epilepsy, Post-traumatic neurological syndrome, multiple sclerosis, memory problems and dizziness.
Dr Cleland has extensive experience medico-legal experience, writing both for the claimant and defendant and has carried out between 50 and 100 reports each year since 1984. Dr Cleland attended the Crown Court at Durham and Newcastle on many occasions and has frequently given evidence in Sunderland Magistrates Court.
Dr Cleland has also carried out a number of research projects in the fields of epilepsy, headache vascular disease and tropical medicine.