Neurologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London
Richard Peatfield has been Consultant Neurologist at the Princess Margaret Migraine Clinic, Charing Cross Hospital and also at Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood since 1989. He is honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London. He qualified from the University of Cambridge and the Middlesex Hospital in 1973, and trained in General Medicine and Neurology in London and Leeds. His main clinical and research interest has been the diagnosis and management of headache.
He was book review editor of the journal Cephalalgia from 2009 to 2019. He is the editor of a number of books on neurological topics and especially on the management of headache for both clinicians and patients and has an interest in the causes and effects of headache on work and well-being.