David McCormick has been a consultant in paediatric neurorehabilitation and epilepsy at King’s College Hospital since 2003. In this role David leads a large multidisciplinary team caring for children in the early stages of recovery after acquired brain injury. He specializes in the provision of medical and neurology care to children receiving neurosurgery, and is a member of the consultant paediatric epilepsy team, caring for both local and regional children with seizure disorders.
David offers neurology, neurorehabilitation and epilepsy consultant services to children at 78 Harley Street and The Portland Hospital. In 2013 he was appointed as Medical Director of Paediatric Neurorehabilitation services at The Portland Hospital where he leads a large multidisciplinary team in the care and rehabilitation of children with complex brain injury.
David graduated with distinction in medicine from the University of Otago Medical School in his native New Zealand, before completing post-graduate training in paediatrics in both England and Australia, and carried out research in perinatal brain injury at University College Hospital, London.
Prior to joining King’s David worked for eight years as a consultant paediatrician in East Kent working in the fields of epilepsy, neurodisability, general paediatrics and neonatal intensive care. During this period, David spent one day per week at Guy’s Hospital as an honorary consultant in the paediatric epilepsy service.