Gibb, Dr William

Dr William GibbMD FRCP  




Movement disorders

Training and education

  • Medical Research Council training fellowship, research in Parkinson’s disease and related disorders, 1984 to 1987.
  • Neurology training at University College Hospital, Guy’s Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, 1987 to 1990.


Dr Gibb has worked for the Trust since May 1994, as a clinical neurologist. He runs clinics in general neurology, movement disorders, and botulinum therapy. In 2007, he established a joint clinic in Huntington's disease.

From April 1990 to May 1994 he was a senior lecturer and honorary consultant in neurology at King's College Hospital, and an honorary consultant at Maudsley Hospital. Dr Gibb was also a member of the ethics committee at Maudsley Hospital from 1991 to 1994.

Key achievements

  • Writing many research papers on the pathology of movement disorders.
  • Member of the World Federation of Neurology's research committee on Parkinson’s disease and related disorders, 1995 to 2007. 


  • Gibb WRG, Lees AJ. The relevance of the Lewy body to the pathogenesis of idiopathic Parkinson's disease.  Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 1988, 51, 745-752.
  • Gibb WRG, Luthert PJ, Janota I, Lantos PL.  Cortical Lewy body dementia: clinical features and classification.  Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 1989, 52, 185-192.
  • Gibb WRG, Luthert PJ, Marsden CD.  Corticobasal degeneration.  Brain,1989,112,1171-1192.