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Dr Shane Roche, Consultant in General Medicine

Specialist Details
Full name

Dr Shane Roche




Consultant General (Internal) Medicine


General medicine

Site specialisation

Geriatric medicine - falls, dementia, strokes, Parkinson's disease.

Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

The complex older patient, falls, dementia, Parkinson?s disease, stroke.

Background Information

Dr Shane Roche, MB, BCH, BAO, FRCP qualified in Dublin in 1980.  He moved to London in 1985 and trained at Charing Cross, Central Middlesex and St Mary?s Hospitals. He was appointed as a Consultant in 1992 at St Mary?s Hospital which is now part of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.  He works both at St Mary?s and the Hammersmith Hospitals. He also runs a Community Rehabilitation unit for older people.  He has many clinical interests and is responsible for patients with very complex needs.  He is very aware of the need to communicate quickly with GPs and other health care professionals as part of the patient pathway to successful treatment. 
Dr Roche lectures on many conditions including Parkinson?s disease, dementia and delirium, hypertension, heart failure and stroke.

Languages spoken


Regular Cromwell clinics


Clinic days

Mon: Tue: Wed: Thurs: amFri: Sat:

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified



BMA, British Geriatric Society, Royal Society of Medicine, RCP Fellow, Movement Disorder Society.

NHS hospitals

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Research interests

Parkinson?s disease.

Key published papers

S Farmer, D A Ingram, S Roche, J StephensEvidence that mirror movements in the Klippel-Feil Syndrome in Man are produced by activity in branched stem presynaptic impulse from corticospinal neuronsJournal of Physiology, November 1989; 418: 102 
S Roche, C Clough, A TavabieShared care in Parkinson?s disease. Modern Prescribing, 1994; 2(2): 1-9 
Methylprednisolone Study Group including, S RocheRelative Efficacy of Intravenous Methylprednisolone and ACTH in the treatment of acute relapse in multiple sclerosis.Neurology, July 1989, 39: 969-971 
Z Zaman, S Roche, P Fielder, P G Frost, D Niriella, A C D CayleyPlasma concentrations of Vitamins A and E, and carotenoids in Alzheimer?s diseaseAge and Ageing, 1992; 21:91-94 


Media coverage

Our health professionals regularly contribute to hospital publications, as well as national newspaper articles and television coverage.