Dr Saldanha obtained a degree in Chemistry at Oxford University which included a pharmacological research project. He then qualified in Medicine having trained at St Thomas’ Hospital, London. He undertook specialist neurology training at a number of hospitals in London including a senior registrar post at The National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square. He was then appointed Consultant Neurologist at Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust in 2000. He is also an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London.
Dr Saldanha is married and has two daughters.