Dr Diogo Fitas

Clinical Research Fellow

Dr. Diogo Fitas is a neurologist residence who had been at King’s College London and the National Parkinson Foundation International Centre of Excellence for a 3-month internship as research observer, under supervision of Professor K Ray Chaudhuri.

He graduated in Medicine at Oporto University, Portugal, obtained his master degree at the same university with a thesis entitled “Cannabis and schizophrenia”. He is currently concluding his neurology trainee in the Neurology Department of Saint Luzia Hospital, in Viana do Castelo, Portugal. He is also part of the teaching team in the Department of Neurosciences of Minho University.

During the academic life he have always been interested in Neurosciences and during his Neurology Residency his interest has further focused on movement disorders. Recently his work is more focused on Parkinson’s and movement disorders’ clinics. Working with Professor Ray’s team has given him the opportunity to evolve as neurologist, with a special focus on non-motor symptoms and advanced therapies.

Qualifications:

  • MD (Portugal)
  • Resident in Neurology (Portugal)

Core expertise:

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Non-motor symptoms
  • Movement disorders
  • Neuroimmunology