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Dr Loh Ne-Ron

Dr Loh Ne-Ron


Senior Consultant

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Neurology Service KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Dr Loh was appointed a Senior Consultant at KKH in 2023 after a period of 14 years as consultant in the UK. After initially qualifying in medicine in Ireland and subsequently obtaining a master’s degree in infectious disease from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, he then went on to complete a fellowship in endocrinology. Dr Loh completed higher specialist training in Bristol, followed by a neurology fellowship in Brisbane Australia. He was head of the largest Tuberous Sclerosis Centre in the UK for 8 years and instrumental in transforming the holistic delivery of multi-organ care. Currently Dr Loh runs the TSC clinic at KKH that offers coordination of complex multiorgan care, enabling patients to access treatment, diagnosis, second opinions and information at the same sitting. He continues to be active in collaborative TSC research.

Dr Loh also specializes in complex headache disorders and offers numerous neuromodulation treatment in his specialist headache clinic. He has lectured widely including the Royal Society of medicine and Royal College of Paediatrics events and was principle investigator for a number of migraine and epilepsy trials.


  • Neurology Fellowship – Australia 2009
  • Endocrinology Fellowship – UK 2003
  • MSc, DTM&H – UK 2001
  • MRCPCH – UK 2000
  • DCH – Ireland 1997
  • MB BCh BAO – Ireland 1995

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • International Child Neurology Association member
  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health member
  • British Paediatric Neurology Association member
  • Royal College press panel and consultant appointment committee member
  • GMC consultant appraiser


Research Interests

  • Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
  • Primary and secondary headaches in children

Publications and Research Trials

  • Dixon R, O’Callaghan F, Loh NR,. Renal Lipomorphosis in Tuberous Sclerosis patients. Abstract in TSC Research Conference, Sept 2023. Washington DC.
  • Smith CJ, Smith ZG, Rasool H, Cullen K, Ghosh M, Woolley TE, Uzun O, Loh NR, Tucker D, Syed YA. Unravelling the Clinical Co-Morbidity and Risk Factors Associated with Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum. J Clin Med. 2023 May 23;12(11):3623
  • Loh NR, Whitehouse WP, Howells R. What is new in migraine management in children and young people? Arch Dis Child. 2022 Dec;107(12):1067-1072
  • Robinson J, Uzun O, Loh NR et al. The association of neurodevelopmental abnormalities, congenital heart and renal defects in a tuberous sclerosis complex patient cohort. BMC Med. 2022 Apr 20;20(1):123
  • Loh NR. Greater Occipital Nerve block in paediatric headaches. Cephalalgia. 2019;39(1_suppl):1-337. 
  • O'Callaghan FJK, et al. International Collaborative Infantile Spasms Study (ICISS) investigators. Vigabatrin with hormonal treatment versus hormonal treatment alone (ICISS) for infantile spasms: 18-month outcomes of an open-label, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2018 Oct;2(10):715-725.
  • Yeap, ML, Loh NR, Babiker MO. Abstract- Clinical Utility for gene panel testing in childhood epilepsy. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology 2017 Volume 21, Supplement 1, Pages e1-e254
  • Sutchfield C, Loh NR. Focal epilepsy presenting as a bath-induced paroxysmal event/breath-holding attack. Epilepsy & Behavior Case Reports 2 (2014) 102–104
  • Loh NR, Malone S. Treatment of twin neonatal reflex anoxic seizure with Piracetam. Abstract in Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. (2012)Vol 54, Iss s4/p5-212.
  • Loh NR, Malone S. Febrile encephalopathy in Queensland 2004-8. Abstract in Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. (2012) Vol 54, Iss s4/p5-212.
  • Loh NR, Appleton DB. Untreated recurrent acute necrotising encephalopathy associated with RANBP2 mutation, and normal outcome in a Caucasian boy. Eur J Ped 2010, 169 (10) 1299-1302.
  • Loh NR, Mahmoud M. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy transition in the Southwest. Abstract Neuromuscular Disorders Oct 2008, 18(9-10):724-833.
  • Loh NR, Jadresic LJ, Whitelaw A. Neonatal Encephalopathy: Incontinentia pigmenti. Acta Paediatrica 2008,97(3):379-81
  • Loh N, Porter W, Webb M. The “obvious” non-accidental injury. Irish Med J 2005 Jul-Aug;98(7):217-8.
  • Loh N, Behren R. Epidemiology of imported disease in the UK. Abstract in 10th International congress on Infectious Diseases, Singapore 11th March 2002.
  • Loh NR, Kalamanathan M, Loftus BG. Retrospective study of 10 Years (1986-95) of Paediatric Asthma admissions in University College Hospital Galway. Irish Med J. 1998 Dec; 91(6): 215.
  • Loh NR, Kelleher CC, Long S, Loftus BG" Can a 3-minute intervention increase breast-feeding rates?" Irish Med J.1997 Apr-May; 90(3):100-1

Research Trials

  • Erenumab in Paediatric Migraine – Principal Investigator 2019-2023
  • International Collaboration Infantile Spasm Study – Principal Investigator 2010-2015
  • Updated on 2024-04-07T16:00:00Z