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Dr Joseph Kwan

Consultant in Stroke & Neurorehabilitation

Neurosciences Institute

Sees patients at Cleveland Clinic London Hospital

Speaks English, Cantonese

Clinical Interests

  • Aphasia
  • Brain Haemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Hemiparesis
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Multiple Comorbidities
  • Neurovascular Disorders
  • Stress
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)/Mini-Stroke


  • Elderly Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Preventative Medicine


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Cleveland Clinic London Hospital
33 Grosvenor Place
London SW1X 7HY

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Dr Kwan is highly experienced in all aspects of stroke, rehabilitation and ageing. He has qualified from the Universities of Bristol (Medicine 1994), Southampton (MPhil 2000), Edinburgh (MD 2002), University College London Institute of Neurology at Queens Square (PG Certificate in Clinical Neurology with distinction 2006), Cornell University (Plant-based Nutrition 2015) and University of California San Francisco (Dementia Scholarship 2015). With more than 24 years of specialist training and experience, Dr Kwan has worked as a stroke consultant since 2006, and served as the regional medical director for stroke network (2008-10) before working abroad as a clinical associate professor in Hong Kong (2014-18). He currently works at Imperial College London as a senior stroke consultant, head of original stroke research, and medical educator. He has published over 120 scientific articles and book chapters, and won several major awards. Dr Kwan welcomes referrals related to all aspects of stroke, rehabilitation and ageing-related issues. He can also advise on risk factor control, future prognosis, frailty avoidance, medicine management, and healthy ageing. Personalised consultations can take place at the hospital clinic, via telephone or video calls, or at your own home. Dr Kwan provides bespoke and holistic specialist treatment to enhance your recovery and prevent complications using the latest medical advances. He is a strong believer in empowerment through lifestyle changes and optimal nutrition to improve the well-being of your body, mind and spirit. Outside of work, he is a busy dad of four and has a passion for nutrition, fitness training and art.

Research & Publications

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Professional Memberships

American Heart Association (AHA), American Stroke Association (ASA), British & Irish Association of Stroke Physicians (BIASP), British Geriatrics Society (BGS), British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine (BSRM), European Stroke Organization (ESO), Royal College of Physicians (RCP), Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH), World Stroke Organization (WSO), Hong Kong College of Physicians (HKCP), Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM), Honorary Clinical Associate Professor (HKU), Lecturer (Bath Uni, UCL), Honorary Senior Lecturer (Imperial College London).

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NHS Base

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

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