Ghosh, Dr Boyd




Cognitive disorders and movement disorders

Training and education

  • Degree (hons) in natural sciences (physics) - University of Cambridge, 1992
  • MBBS from St. Bartholomew’s and Royal London Hospital - University of London, 2000
  • Diploma (MRCP exam) - Royal College of Physicians (London), 2005
  • PhD in neuroscience - University of Cambridge, 2011
  • Specialist certificate examination in neurology - Royal College of Physicians (London), 2013


  • Medical Research Council clinical training fellowship
  • Sackler fellowship
  • Guarantors of Brain fellowship

Key achievements

  • British Neuropsychiatric Association treasurer


Dr Ghosh has worked for the Trust since January 2010 and is a consultant neurologist in Southampton and Salisbury. He is also an honorary clinical teacher at the University of Southampton.

Dr Ghosh sees mostly general neurology patients in Salisbury and patients with cognitive disorders and atypical movement disorders in the Wessex Neurological Centre in Southampton.

Dr Ghosh has a particular interest in patients with Parkinson’s plus disorders such as progressive supranuclear palsy, corticobasal degeneration and multiple system atrophy, having previously completed research in these syndromes in his PhD in Cambridge. He trained in cognitive neurology in the Cambridge memory clinic with Professor Hodges and sees patients with cognitive disorders in the Wessex Neurological Centre. He also participates in clinics for patients with Huntington’s disease.


Dr Ghosh's research interests include:

  • early onset dementia
  • Parkinsonian conditions including progressive supranuclear palsy, corticobasal degeneration and multisystem atrophy.

You can view a list of Dr Ghosh's research papers here.

Contact details

You can contact Dr Ghosh at the Wessex Neurological Centre via his secretary Claire Stanley - call 023 8120 4030 or send an email.

Alternatively, you can contact his Salisbury secretaries Alison Gerrett or Jacqueline Mereweather on 01722 429233, or