Assoc Prof Anhar Hassan

Consultant Neurologist
Prof Anhar Hassan

Areas of Specialty

  • Neurology
  • Movement Disorders
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Atypical parkinsonism
  • Tremors
  • Ataxia
  • Dystonia

Current Memberships

  • Irish Medical Council
  • Royal Australian College of Physicians
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurology (ANZAN)
  • Irish Institute of Clinical Neuroscience
  • International Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders Society
  • International Association of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders


Dr Anhar Hassan received her medical degree from Trinity College Dublin in 2002. She completed her internship at Tallaght Hospital. She undertook general medicine and neurology residency training in Australia. She was awarded the ANZAN Fellowship to attend Mayo Clinic in 2008. She completed 3 fellowships at Mayo Clinic in Advanced Clinical Neurology (General Neurology), Movement Disorders, and Advanced Clinical Neurology (Neurophysiology), followed by another fellowship in Deep Brain Stimulation and Movement Disorders at the University of Florida.  She was Assistant Professor of Neurology in 2012, and Associate Professor of Neurology in 2019.


Dr Hassan is a Consultant Neurologist at Beacon Hospital.

Dr Hassan was a Consultant Neurologist for 10 years at the Mayo Clinic, and Associate Professor of Neurology. She established the Ataxia Clinic at Mayo Clinic, and was Fellowship Director of the Movement Disorders program. She specializes in movement disorders and movement neurophysiology, and also sees a wide variety of neurological conditions. She has authored over 80 peer-reviewed articles and 12 book chapters, and mentored numerous trainees.  She has given national and international lectures. She is an active member of the International Movement Disorder Society and International Association of Parkinson’s and Related Disorders, and founding member of the Functional Neurological Disease Society.