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
  • Delirium.
  • 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
  • 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 at 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
  • Specialisation 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-centred care studies (PCC) Focos Argento,Como, Italy

Career History:

  • Consultant Neurologist. Dr Guido Bua is an Italian Consultant Neurologist with a broad
    experience in Cognitive Disorders, Dementia and Neuropsychiatry. He has worked as 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 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 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; 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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