Dr. Elena Rivero Sanz
IBSc, MBBS, MRCP
Dr Rivero Sanz earned her Bachelor´s Degree in Medicine and Surgery from University College London in 2010. After graduating she undertook foundation training in Nottingham before deciding to do Speciality Training in Zaragoza, Spain which she completed in 2016. During that time she undertook a Masters in Tropical Neurology and Infectious Diseases in the International University of Catalonia, Barcelona, and gained membership to the Royal College of Physicians (MRCPPUK).
She has experience in managing an array of neurological conditions and has a special interest in headache and movement disorders such as Parkinson´s Disease. She has presented posters at national and international conferences and has published in both English and Spanish journals. Her skills include carotid and transcraneal Doppler, administration of Botox for migraine, movement disorders and post stroke spasticity, and occipital nerve block.
Dr Rivero Sanz worked for three years in Barcelona as a Consultant Neurologiat and was appointed in the UK Specialiast Registry in 2018. In August 2019 she returned to the NHS and was working in the Hyperacute Stroke Unit and Acute Brain Injury Unit in University College Hospital and the Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery. As of September 2020 she is working as a Consultant Neurologist at the North Middlesex Hospital where she has an interest in further developing the Botox Clinic. Dr Rivero Sanz became interested in TMS as a new modality with promising clinical results for the treatment of migraine and other facial pain syndromes.
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