Dr NS Mytheen
Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist
MD MRCP (UK), FRCP, FRCP (London)
Dr Mytheen completed his National Specialist Registrar training in Clinical Neurophysiology from Sheffield teaching Hospitals in 2002 with attachments at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital in London.
He has been a Consultant in the speciality since 2002. His areas of specialism include nerve conduction studies and electromyography for conditions such as peripheral nerve disorders, nerve trappings at various levels including the spine for eg; carpal tunnel Syndrome, ulnar neuropathy, radiculopathies and other sites of nerve trappings, peripheral neuropathy, nerve injuries, muscle disorders like myopathy muscular dystrophy and neuromuscular disorders like myasthenia and motor neurone disease.
He provides Electromyography guided botulinum injections (Botox) for spasticity , dystonia and overactive muscles.
He also provides EEG investigation of epilepsy and other selected brain disorders and offers full reports for both routine and non-routine (EEGs), sleep deprived EEGS and Evoked Potential Studies (EPs) for conditions like MS.
Dr Mytheen is the clinical lead at the Clinical Neurophysiology Department at City Hospital (Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust) which is one of the largest providers of Neurophysiology services in the West Midlands receiving referrals from a large number of hospitals and GP surgeries.
He is the Chair of West Midlands Deanery Speciality Training Committee in Clinical Neurophysiology and Member of Specialist Advisory Committee in Clinical Neurophysiology at the Royal College of Physicians, London.
Dr Mytheen’s research interests are in quantitative EMG studies. He regularly gives lectures in local and regional, meetings/teaching programmes on many topics in Clinical Neurophysiology.