Name and Position
Dr Paul Worth PhD MRCPConsultant
Contact DetailsMain Telephone Number: 01603 287724
Fax Number: 01603 287360
Sub-specialty: Parkinson's Disease. Movement Disorders.
Special clinical interests: Parkinson's Disease, Dystonia, Neurological Genetics, Cerebellar Ataxia
Research interests : Dr Worth is interested in ways of improving the delivery of health care services to patients with PD, including the appropriate use of co-ordinated community services. He is also interested in ways of improving diagnostic accuracy in PD and finding ways of predicting who is most at risk of developing the disease, to allow for early intervention and treatment.
Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies: Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of London, Member, Association of British Neurologists.
Professional profile: Dr Worth is consultant in neurology and lead clinician in Parkinson's disease (PD) and movement disorders at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. He trained in medicine at Cambridge and Oxford Universities and in neurology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square in London. He was a Medical Research Council Clinical Training Fellow at the Institute of Neurology, London, for work on the genetics of movement disorders including PD and the inherited cerebellar ataxias for which he was awarded a PhD. He has developed the local clinical services for patients with PD, which is cited on the Parkinson's UK website as an example of best practice. His team was short listed for the Hospital Doctor Parkinson's Team of the Year Award in 2006. Dr Worth is Research Director for PD in the Dementia and Neurodegenerative Disease Research Network (DeNDRoN) East Anglia, and is a member of the UK DeNDRoN PD Clinical Studies Group.
Away from work, Dr Worth is a keen musician, enjoying the guitar and singing. He also enjoys cricket and rugby and is an unofficial member of the 'Barmy Army'. He enjoys cooking and entertaining, and spending time with his family.
Member of the General Medical Council (Registration No:3669497)