Dr. Guido Bua

Consultant Neurologist


Languages spoken: Italian/English/Spanish

Areas of Expertise (conditions):

  • Cognitive disorder in patients younger and older than 65 with complex
  • All types of cognitive impairment.
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Alzheimer’s dementia, Fronto-Temporal Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, Vascular
    dementia, Alcohol Related Brain Damage, Dementia in Parkinson’s disease and other
  • Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
  • Anxiety and Depression in the Elderly
  • Sleep disorders
  • Parkinson’s disease and Parkinsonism
  • General Neurology
  • Geriatric Neurology
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Neurorehabilitation

Published papers:

J Am Med Dir Assoc
Understanding Factors Associated with Psychomotor Subtypes of Delirium in Older Inpatients with Dementia. Morandi A et al, April 2021

Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Resistance Training for Muscle Weakness in Multiple Sclerosis: Direct Versus Contralateral Approach in Individuals with Ankle Dorsiflexors & Disparity in Strength. Manca a et al, March 2017

European Journal of Applied Physiology
Course of Strength Adaptations Following High-Intensity Resistance Training in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis. Manca A et al, March 2017

Physical Therapy
The Effect of Contralateral Strength Training On Muscle Weakness in People with Multiple Sclerosis: A Proof-Of-Concept Case Series, Deriu F et al. Dec 2015

Gait & Posture
Kinematic and Kinetic Analysis of the Effects of a High-Intensity Cross-Training On Gait in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Deriu F et al. Dec 2015

Journal of The Neurological Sciences
Unilateral Musical Hallucinations in The Elderly: A Case Report with A Neuropsychological and Neuroimaging Analysis in A Patient with Right Temporal Lobe Infarction Bua G, January 2005


Career History:

  • Doctor of Medicine, Medical Diploma of Medicine, July 1994 Sassari University, Italy
  • Neurology Training, from July 1994 to November 1998 Neurology Clinic, University of
    Sassari, Italy
  • Specialization in Neurology, November 2002, Neurology Clinic, University of Sassari,
  • Diploma in Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
  • Courses in Neurorehabilitation Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona Institut
    Guttman, Barcelona, Spain diploma 2004 – 2008
  • Diploma, Feb 2017 Multisensory Approach (Snoezelen) for the well-being of people with dementia Dementia studies & person-centered care studies (PCC) Focos Argento, Como, Italy

Career History:

  • Consultant Neurologist. Dr Guido Bua is an Italian Consultant Neurologist with broad
    experience in Cognitive Disorders, Dementia, and Neuropsychiatry. He has worked as a Lead
    Consultant Neurologist of the Neuromotor Rehabilitation Unit and Consultant Neurologist
    to the Geriatric Unit and Dementia Service at the Policlinico Sassarese Hospital in Sassari,
    Italy. He has also been the Lead Consultant to the Neurology Service and Neuropsychological
  • Dr Bua is currently a Consultant Neurologist within the Hammersmith and Fulham Memory
    Service (WLNHS Trust), a specialist service for people of any age experiencing cognitive
    difficulties and dementia.
    He has been a Visiting Physician at the Royal Hospital for Neurodisability in London and at the
    Institut Guttmann in Barcelona.
  • Assistant Lecturer in Neurology – Degree of Odontoiatry – School of Medicine – University of
    Sassari, 1998 – 2000
  • Tutor in professional development programs for medical students – School of Medicine –
    University of Sassari – Italy, 1998 – 2000
  • Teacher for the Course: Board of Qualifications in Extrapyramidal Diseases. School of
    Medicine, University of Sassari – Italy
  • Lecturer in Human Anatomy and Physiology. Regional Centre of Education. Olbia – Italy, October 2001 – June 2002.
  • Leader Role in creating and arranging (funding, personnel recruitment, and logistics) Various volunteers; and medical missions during the Kosovo War.
  • He has actively collaborated in research projects and studies in Neurorehabilitation with the
    Neurophysiology Department at the University of Sassari.
  • Independent Medical Expert Witness for patients with cognitive decline and lack of mental
    capacity at the Court of Sassari, Italy.


  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Member of the British Neuropsychiatry Association

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