Dr Rob Skelly

East Midlands Regional Lead
Parkinson’s Excellence Network

Dr Rob Skelly qualified for Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1989.

He did general medical training in London and, after a period working in Zimbabwe, did higher training in geriatric medicine in Nottingham and Derby. He became a consultant in 2000 and has led the multidisciplinary Parkinson’s clinic in Derby since 2001 and is particularly interested in Multidisciplinary team care of PD.

Largely due to the skills of the other team members, they have achieved external recognition in the shape of the PDNSA Parkinson’s team of the year award 2015, Hospital Doctor PD team of the year award 2007 and National Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence status (2009-current). Rob is also interested in care of the hospitalised PD patient.

He is currently regional lead for the Parkinson’s Excellence Network in the East Midlands, Education lead for the BGS- Movement Disorder Section, member of European Parkinson’s Disease Association Expert Review Panel, and Dementia Lead for Derby Teaching Hospitals.

He plays tennis "badly" and likes to go on cycling holidays.