Dr Richard Sylvester is a Consultant Neurologist based at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery and Homerton University Hospital and provides the neurology assessment and input for the concussion clinics at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH).
He qualified from Oxford University and completed his specialist training in London. He has a doctorate in Cognitive Neuroscience from UCL.
His clinical interests include neurorehabilitation after traumatic brain injury and young onset cognitive disorders.
He has particular expertise in managing the acute and long term effects of sports related concussion.
He is a member of the Association of British Neurologists traumatic brain injury advisory group and a founder and executive member of the UCL Partners Centre for Neurorehabilitation. He is on the English Football Association’s expert concussion advisory panel and has been an independent concussion expert for World Rugby at the 2016 Rugby World Cup.