Name and Position

Dr Bina Mukhtyar

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 289485


Department page: Jenny Lind Children’s Hospital

Sub-speciality: Paediatric Epilepsy and Neurology

Special clinical interests: Epilepsy, Non epileptic paroxysmal movements, Neurofibromatosis

Research interests: Epilepsy and behaviour

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, British Paediatric Neurology Association, British Peripheral Nerve Society, Eastern Paediatric Epilepsy Network

Secretary: Kyle Canning

Degrees & Universities: MBBS-Sardar Patel University, Gujarat, India

DCH- London, MRCPCH, London, MSc Epilepsy, King’s College London

GMC number:  5203281                  

Professional profile: Dr Mukhtyar completed the majority of  her Paediatrics and Specialist training in Paediatric Neurology within Oxford and Cambridge deaneries. She trained in Paediatric Neurology at various tertiary Paediatric Neurology Centres in the UK, including Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, John Radcliffe hospital, Oxford and Addenbrookes hospital, Cambridge. During her training, she got particularly interested in Childrens’ Epilepsy and therefore undertook a Masters in Epilepsy at Kings College London. She was awarded an overall distinction in the Masters course. While reading for her masters, Dr Mukhtyar got exposed to various aspects of Epilepsy including Epilepsy surgery and Vagal nerve stimulation for the treatment of epilepsy. Her research work on Association of ADHD type behaviours in Rolandic Epilepsy was also awarded a Distinction.  She has been a Consultant in Norwich since April 2012.

Personal profile: Married with 2 children