The WWL Way
Telephone: 01942 244 000

Dr Michael U-A Eshiett

Dr Michael U-A Eshiett
Consultant Physician in Neurological Rehabilitation
Dr Michael U-A Eshiett

Qualifications: BM, BCh (Dist); FRCPI; FRCP (Lon); MSc (Clin. Neurosciences); D Clin. Neurl.; Dip. Mgt; MCMI; DTM&H and LLB (Hons)


Speciality Areas:

  • Neurological Disabilities resulting from traumatic and non-traumatic brain injuries
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Stroke Syndromes
  • Dystonia and Spasticity
  • Treatment with Botulinum Toxin Injection
  • Clinical Negligence and Medico-legal Reports
Contact Details:

Secretary: 01942 264078

Clinic Access Times:

General and Neurological Rehabilitation:
Wednesdays 09:45 -13:45 at Area 6, Leigh Infirmary

Specialist Spasticity and Dystonia (Day cases):
Fridays 10:00 - 13:00 Taylor Ward, Leigh Infirmary


Michael Eshiett has been a Consultant Physician in Neurological Rehabilitation at WWL following his appointment in September 1995. He is also an Honorary Consultant Physician in Neurological Rehabilitation at Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Hope Hospital.

He qualified in Medicine from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria, and trained in General Internal medicine, Neurology, Neurosciences, and Rehabilitation Medicine at the Edinburgh Post-graduate School for Medicine; Institute of Neurology - Queen Square, London; Roehampton Institute /University (Neurosciences); London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Guy’s hospital London and St. George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, Tooting, London, as a Senior Registrar.

Michael helped to establish the specialty of Rehabilitation Medicine in the Northwest of England, having served as the Regional Chairman of the British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine from 1997 until 2001 and the RCP London Regional Specialty Advisor during the same period. He is also an examiner in Part 2 MRCP (Ireland) amongst others. He set up and led an excellent Stroke service in WWL since 1997 until 2002.