Dr. Abdullah Shehu specialized in neurology

Dr. Abdullah Shehu

Neurology Consultant at Coventry University Hospital and lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine at Warwick University, UK.

Country United Kingdom
Speciality Neurology
Subspeciality MS (Multiple Sclerosis)
Experience 1996 years
Languages English

Dr. Shehu is a Consultant Neurologist in Coventry since 1996, He established neuro-rehabilitation and established and maintained the Stroke service at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, UK. Also, he established and maintained the Multiple sclerosis services which he still leads.

Areas of expertise: MS (multiple sclerosis), Stroke, Botulism (botox), Parkinson's disease, Epilepsy, Dementia, Migraines and General neurology


Dr. Shehu came to the UK from Nigeria in 1986, moved to Coventry in 1993, and became a Consultant Neurologist in 1996. He was a Clinical Director for eight years, then Divisional Medical Director for four years. Dr. Abdullah is also an honorary lecturer for Warwick University Medical School and Clinical Personal Tutor to eight medical students, seeing them through their clinical years, providing guidance, and supporting them as a mentor until they qualify. Over the years he has continued to be involved in clinical trials around multiple sclerosis which is his specialist area of interest. He is a member of the MS Research Group in the UK. He has participated in the CAMS and CUPID studies which are based on the use of cannabinoids in the treatment of multiple sclerosis. He has been part of the risk-sharing scheme for the Department of Health recording and monitoring patients who are undergoing disease-modifying therapy since 2005. He is also participating in monitoring studies of patients taking Tysabri for multiple sclerosis – TYGRIS and TOP Studies. He is also currently involved as a collaborator in MS STAT2 study as PI for University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire.

Experiences and Positions

2000 - Today

Consultant Neurologist
University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust, UK

Degrees and Certifications

Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians (FRCP)
London, UK

GMC Specialist Register

Membership of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)

Diploma Clinical Neurology
University College London, UK

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria.


Member of:

  • Member of the British Empire (MBE) (2019)

Markers of esteem

  • Expansion of the Neurosciences team, both in neurology and neurosurgery at UHCW
  • Establishment of neuro-rehabilitation at UHCW
  • Establishment and maintenance of Stroke service at UHCW
  • Establishment and maintaining Multiple Sclerosis services which he still lead

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