Lives of the fellows

Brian Moffat

b.14 September 1949 d.2 March 2015
MB ChB Aberd(1973) MRCP(1976) FRCP(1992)

Brian Moffat was clinical director and a consultant neurologist at St Andrew’s Hospital, Northampton. He was born in Aberdeen, the son of James Mathieson Moffat, a bank manager, and Mary Moffat, a housewife. He attended Webster’s Seminary, Kirriemuir, and then went on to Aberdeen University to study medicine. He qualified in 1973.

He was a senior house officer and registrar in Aberdeen. In 1976 he became a registrar in neurology at Guy’s Hospital, London, a post he held until 1978. He was then a registrar in neurophysiology at the National Hospital, Queen Square (from 1978 to 1980). For the next two years, he was a research fellow at the Institute of Neurology. In 1982 he returned to the National Hospital as a registrar in neurology. From 1984 to 1985, he was a senior registrar in neurology at the National Hospital and St Bartholomew’s Hospital. He then became a senior registrar in rehabilitation at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore.

From March 1988, he was a senior lecturer in neurology and director of rehabilitation at Guy’s Hospital. He later became a consultant neurologist at Maidstone Hospital and then clinical director and a consultant neurologist at St Andrew’s Hospital, Northampton. His special interest was brain injury rehabilitation.

At the time of his election to the fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians in 1992 he listed ‘rhododendrons’ as his hobby/interest.

In 1974 he married Sheena, a health service manager. They had two children. He later married Fiona.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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