Prof Monty Silverdale

Consultant neurologist
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Monty Silverdale is a Consultant Neurologist at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and a Professor of Neurology at Manchester University. He jointly runs the Salford Royal Advanced Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders service and is lead Neurologist on the Greater Manchester Deep Brain Stimulation Programme. His research interests include pain in Parkinson’s disease, biomarkers in Parkinson’s disease, and Deep Brain Stimulation. He is Chief Investigator of the largest ever study of pain in Parkinson’s disease. He is also clinical lead for the highly-publicised Parkinson’s disease smell study and a member of the European Deep Brain Stimulation Research network.

He was recently appointed Chair of the World Parkinson and Movement Disorders Evidence Based Medicine Committee. This committee performs evidence based medicine reviews and produces guidelines for best-practice management of Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders.