Dr Sam Ponsford


Dr Sam Ponsford is The London Orthopaedic Clinic’s Clinical Neurophysiologist. She conducts Nerve Conduction Studies and Electomyography in order to assist the other specialists in their diagnosis and treatment of orthopaedic conditions and injuries.

Career to Date

Dr Ponsford qualified with first class honours, trained in Neurology in Oxford and Neurophysiology from the National Hospital, Queen Square, London and West Midlands teaching hospitals (Queen Elizabeth Hospital and University Hospital Coventry).

She gained her MD from UCL (2000) on rare peripheral neuropathy. Her NHS consulting posts included Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at St Bartholomew’s & Royal London Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital before moving into the private sector in 2010.

Areas of interest:

  • Peripheral nerve conditions (peripheral nerve entrapment,
    generalized or patchy peripheral neuropathy)
  • Radiculopathy (commonly from neck and back problems)
  • Muscle disease
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Blog posts

  • Rugby Injuries: An Unfolding Epidemic?

    We’re almost at the end of the pool games and over half way way through the 6 week rugby-fest that happens every 4 years known as the Rugby World Cup. Whilst thoroughly enjoying the regular rugby both live and on television; there seems to be a remarkably high number of injuries. This begs the following […]

  • Artists at The London Orthopaedic Clinic

    The art displayed at The London Orthopaedic Clinic is courtesy of Eames Fine Art. Rebecca and Vincent Eames, friends of The London Orthopaedic Clinic, have a passion for 20th and 21st century art and in 2013 opened their own gallery in Bermondsey.  Vincent and Rebecca Eames designed the displays at 79 Wimpole Street to incorporate […]

  • Press Release: Ros Miller joins The London Orthopaedic Clinic

    The Foot and Ankle unit at The London Orthopaedic Clinic is set to expand this August with the appointment of Miss Ros Miller, Consultant Foot and Ankle Surgeon.  Miss Ros Miller joins prestigious surgeons Mr Rohit Madhav and Mr Lloyd Williams and will support their pioneering work in minimally invasive foot surgery. Ros Miller brings her expertise of […]