Dr Victoria Haunton

Consultant Geriatrician  / Honorary Associate Professor

Victoria Haunton Dr Haunton qualified from the University of Southampton in 2004, before completing the majority of her postgraduate training in the East Midlands.  During her registrar training she undertook a dedicated period of research for which she was awarded her Doctor of Medicine degree in 2014.  Dr Haunton then took up an NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer post before being appointed as a Consultant and Senior Lecturer at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust in 2016.  She relocated to Plymouth in 2021 to join the growing Healthcare for the Elderly team.

Dr Haunton is research active with specific interests and expertise in brain blood flow, cognitive impairment, blood pressure, and Parkinson’s disease.  She is the current chair of the British Geriatrics Society Movement Disorders Section, and an Associate Editor for the journal, Age and Ageing.


  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians
  • CCT in Geriatric and General (Internal) Medicine
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), University of Leicester
  • Diploma in Geriatric Medicine
  • Bachelor of Medicine (Distinction), University of Southampton

General areas of expertise:

  • General Geriatric Medicine
  • Frailty

Particular areas of expertise:

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Clinical Research

Contact Details:

Medical Secretary Zoe Grigson


01752 438442

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