Milestones Neurorehabilitation Clinic

01784 457 520 (Mon to Fri 8am – 6pm) | Milestones, 39A South Avenue, Egham, Surrey TW20 8HQ

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Kudret Yelden


Area of Expertise: Rehabilitation Medicine

Qualifications: MRCP, PhD Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine LLM-Medical Law and Ethics


Kudret Yelden

“Specialist in Complex Neurological Rehabilitation, Severe Brain Injury, Disorders of Consciousness, Spasticity and Neuropathic Pain Treatment”

My name is Kudret C. Yelden. I am a consultant doctor in Rehabilitation Medicine. I have completed my specialist training in London in 2012. Since then, I have been working at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, Putney. I recently gained my PhD degree from the University College London.

My clinical interests include;

  • Brain injury rehabilitation,
  • Assessment and clinical management of people with disorders of consciousness,
  • Treatment of secondary complications of brain injury such as spasticity, neuropathic pain, dysregulation of sleep-wake cycles, mood and behavioural changes,
  • Botulinum toxin injections for treatment of spasms and spasticity.

Alongside of my clinical work, I lead on several research projects. Some examples of my research projects are;

  • Optimizing Circadian Rhythm and Characterizing Brain Functions of Patients with Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness (completed)
  • Understanding the Decision-Making Environment for People in Minimally Conscious State (completed)
  • Validation study for MATADOC (Music Therapy Assessment for Awareness in Disorders of Consciousness) (ongoing)
  • Effect of sleep-wake cycle optimization on neurological rehabilitation (due to start)
  • Brain-Computer Interface for Disorders of Consciousness

I have LLM degree in Medical Law and Ethics, which I gained at De Montfort University. My interests in this area include;

  • Rights of people with long-term disabilities,
  • Capacity and consent issues following brain injury,
  • Promoting patient autonomy in healthcare.
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