Private Neurophysiology tests in Edinburgh, Scotland

Dr Shaikh provides a variety of tests and takes time to explain the test and his findings in easy to understand language.

He performs nerve conduction studies (NCS) and electromyography (EMG) to look at the peripheral nerve and muscles. Causes of numbness, muscle weakness, atrophy and twitching are investigated.

He receives referrals from a variety of Clinicians / Solicitors and Agencies. Patients come from Edinburgh, the Central Belt and further afield (Scotland and the North East).

Clinical Interests

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Motor Neurone Disease (MND)
  • Pinched Nerves
  • Myopathy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myotonic Dystrophy
  • Myotonia Congenita
  • Cervical and Lumbar Radiculopathies
  • Anxious and Needle-phobic patients
  • Dropped Foot
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Brachial neuritis
  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome
  • Functional Neurological Disorders


  • Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)
  • Electromyography (EMG) – basic and advanced
  • SFEMG – Single Fibre EMG
  • EEG ( EEG is offered on the NHS only at present)