Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Neuromuscular Lead Clinician
Dr Spinty studied medicine at the University of Hamburg, Germany. Initial clinical training was in Germany but subsequently in the UK.
He completed his specialist Paediatric and Paediatric Neurology training in Leeds, UK and was appointed as Consultant Paediatric Neurologist and lead clinician for the neuromuscular services at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in 2004. The service was again granted “centre of clinical excellence” status in December 2015.
Since 2010, Dr Spinty has been the lead for neuromuscular research at Alder Hey. He is the Principal Investigator for currently 9 studies related to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
He has founded and is the chair of the North West Adult and Paediatric Neuromuscular Network that achieved excellence status in December 2016.