General Members


Professor Neil Spratt

B Med Sci B med PhD FRACP

Senior Staff Specialist Neurology/ Acting Director Acute Stroke Services

John Hunter Hospital







Associate Professor Thomas Kimber

MB BS (Hons), PhD, FRACP

Neurologist, Royal Adelaide Hospital




















Professor Geoffrey Cloud

Director of Stroke Services, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia


Geoffrey Cloud was appointed Director of Stroke Services at Alfred Health and adjunct Professor of Stroke Medicine at the Central Clinical School of Monash University, in July 2016. Prior to moving to Australia, he had been a full time Consultant Stroke Physician and Honorary Senior Lecturer working in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences at St George’s Hospital in London.

Professor Cloud has been the Clinical Lead for Stroke in South West London and Director of The Wolfson Regional Neurorehabilitation Centre.

Professor Cloud was Associate Director for Stroke at The Royal College of Physicians of London between 2009 -2016 and helped develop the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP). He co-authored over a dozen National Stroke Improvement reports and was a member of the Intercollegiate Stroke Working party writing National Clinical Guidelines on Stroke in 2012 and 2016.

Professor Cloud was a member of the Clinical Advisory Group that informed and implemented the London Stroke Strategy in 2010 – the largest transformation of stroke services ever.

Professor Cloud has been an investigator for more than 32 randomized controlled stroke trials, and been awarded over £1M competitive grant research funding in the last 5 years.

Outside of stroke service quality improvement, his published research interests include posterior circulation stroke, novel interventions for motor recovery after stroke and understanding the needs of stroke carers.

Professor Cloud co-authored the Oxford University Press Handbook of Stroke Medicine; the second edition published in 2016.



Dr Udaya Seneviratne

Neurologist, Monash Medical Centre

Deputy director of neurology at Monash



Dr Timothy Ang


Dr Timothy Ang is a consultant neurologist at John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle and senior neurointerventional fellow at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney. As a graduate from UNSW, he completed his physician and neurology training in a number of Sydney hospitals before pursuing dual fellowships in stroke and neurointervention at John Hunter Hospital.

Tim was awarded the SSA Peter Bladin award in 2014 demonstrating the renal safety of iodinated contrast use in acute stroke patients - his ongoing research interests revolve around streamlining and improving access to acute stroke therapies with a breadth of experience using TeleStroke and retrieval organisation. More recently, he has been interrogating the platelet enigma exploring predictors of platelet suppression with the use the reversible and irreversible ADP receptor antagonists. He remains active in a number of investigator driven and industry-funded trials with roles as both a sub- and principal-investigator



Dr. Kong Chung 


Dr Chung is a general neurologist at upper North Shore, Sydney. Dr Chung earned his medical degree from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. After general neurology training in New Zealand, he completed stroke fellowship at John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle.   He is appointed at Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Mt Wilga Hospital and Lady Davidson Private Hospital. 





Dr Ronak Patel


Dr Ronak Patel is a Neurologist at Calvary Public Hospital, Bruce and an Associate Clinical Lecturer at Australian National University (ANU). He has completed his Neurology training from John Hunter Hospital and The Canberra Hospital and then pursued Stroke fellowship from Calvary Public Hospital. 

Dr Patel is currently undertaking higher research degree in Stroke. He is the principal investigator for ACES and CRESST study and he is an active investigator in number of stroke trials. He has designed prehospital stroke screening tool which is currently being implemented for stroke notification across the ACT. 

Dr Patel is actively involved in clinical governance and has done stroke quality, health and safety projects. He is equally passionate about teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate.

  Dr Claire Muller


Dr Claire Muller is a Brisbane based Neurologist with a longstanding interest in Neuroscience. Prior to completing her medical degree, at the University of Queensland (UQ) she completed an undergraduate dual degree (BSc, BA) majoring in Neuroscience, Biomedical Science, Cognitive Science, and French also at UQ. Through her medical training, she gained experience in a variety of metropolitan, regional and rural Queensland hospitals, ranging from the Gold Coast University Hospital up to Cairns Base Hospital and the central west of the state.


Dr Muller undertook her physician training at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and the Gold Coast University Hospital followed by a Stroke Research Fellowship at Melbourne’s Eastern Health. In 2017 she was awarded the Irene Mary Sammons Research Grant by the Eastern Health Foundation for an imaging study of the neuroprotective potential of Exenatide, a sub-study of the TEXAIS (Treatment with Exenatide in Acute Ischaemic Stroke) trial. She continues to manage this project remotely, and in future hopes to involve multiple sites

  Dr Thomas Kraemer

MBBS ( Germany ) FRACP

General neurologist  in regional hospital with longstanding interest in stroke medicine









Dr. Ariadna Fontes

Neuroimmulogy Fellow
Royal North Shore Hospital







Dr. Stephen Winters

Interventional Neuroradiology Fellow
Erlanger Hospital



Dr. Felix Ng

Neurology Fellow
Austin Hospital 



Dr. Emma Foster

Neurology Registrar
Royal Melbourne Hospital







Dr. Peter Batchelor

Barwon Health



Dr. Stephen Duma

Advanced Trainee

Westmead Hospital



A/Prof Timothy Kleinig

Head of Stroke Unit Department of Neurology, Royal Adelaide Hospital
Head Department of Neurology, Lyell McEwin Hospital








Professor Thanh Phan



Monash Medical Centre







Dr. Tissa Wijeratne



FRCP (Edin)

FRCP (London)



Chair, Department of Neurolgy, Head, Stroke services, Western Health




A/Prof Bruce Campbell

MBBS(Hons), BMedSc, PhD, FRACP

Consultant Neurologist, Head of Hyperacute Stroke
Royal Melbourne Hospital



Dr Cecilia Cappelen-Smith

Senior Staff Specialist Neurologist
Liverpool Hospital



Dr Leo Davies


Senior Staff Neurologist
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital



Dr Dev Nathani


Research Fellow at Brain and Mind Centre, Sydney 








A/Prof Paul McCrory


Consultant Neurologist, Internist and Sports & Exercise Physician
NHMRC Practitioner Fellow



Dr Nyan Lynn


Consultant Neurologist & Clinical Neurophysiologist

Western Health







Dr Gelareh Ahmadi



Medical Registrar







Dr Michal Lubomski


Neurolgy Registrar

Royal Prince Alfred






Dr Peter Kempster



Monash Health




Professor. Velandai K Srikanth


Professor of Medicine

Peninsula Health



Dr Wai Foong Hooi


Neurology Registrar

Alfred Hospital



Dr Vivien Li


Neurology  advanced trainee



Dr Lee- Anne Slater


Interventional Neuroradiologist

Monash Health







Dr Jo Lyn Ng


Neurology advanced trainee

Western Health



Dr Alan McDougall


Head of Neurology, Liverpool Hospital

Clinical Stream Director, Complex Care and Internal Medicine,

South Western Sydney Local Health District



A/Prof Hamed Asadi

School of Medicine, Faculty of Health, Deakin University
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne
Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist, Austin Health, Monash Health, and St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne




Dr John Van Ly


Consultant Neurologist

Monash Health



Professor J D G Watson AM

BSc (Hons I), MB, BS (Hons I), MD (Syd), DPhil (Oxon), FRACP, GAICD
Associate Dean and Head of School, Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School
Deputy National Secretary The Rhodes Scholarships Australia
Clinical Education Centre



Dr Darshan Ghia


Head of Stroke unit, Fiona Stanley Hospital



Dr Andrew Cheung


Neurointerventionist, Liverpool and Prince of Wales Hospital



Dr Carlos Garcia Esperon

Bachelor of Medicine, Neurology board certification ( Spain)

Stroke Fellow, John Hunter Hospital



Dr Yun Tae Hwang




Dr Tejas Patel


Neurology Advanced Trainee, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital/ Orange Hospital



Dr Mathew Willcourt


Visiting Consultant Neurologist

Calvary Wakefield Hospital and Flinders Private Hospital, Adelaide



Dr Gary Yip


Neurologist, Alfred Health Hospital



A/professor Cameron Shaw


Director of Clinical Studies, Deakin University






  Dr Edmund Cheong

Stroke Fellow, Royal Adelaide Hospital


Prof Christian Gericke

Deputy Executive Director of Medical Services

Senior Medical Officer in Neurology, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Service








Prof Michael O'Sullivan

Director, Mater Centre for Neuroscience, Mater Healthcare, Brisbane

Professor Of Neuroscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane

Consultant Neurologist, Mater Adults and Mater Private, Brisbane






Dr Mathew Katz

Neurology Advanced Trainee

Gold Coat University Hospital



Dr Anna Balabanski

Neurology Registrar

Royal Adelaide Hospital



Dr Charmaine Yam

Neurology Registrar

Alfred Health


Dr Shadi El-Wahsh

Resident Medical Officer, Liverpool Hospital








Dr Alice Powell

Neurology Advanced Trainee

St Vincent Sydney Hospital 



Dr Chun Seng Phua

Neurology Advanced Trainee

Campbelltown Hospital, N.S.W


Dr Henry Zhao

Henry Zhao is Senior Stroke Fellow at the Royal Melbourne Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Care Centre. He is currently undertaking a PhD in prehospital care of stroke and will be one of the first neurologists aboard Australia's first Mobile Stroke CT Ambulance to be based at Royal Melbourne Hospital.







Prof Roy G. Beran


Liverpool Hospital







Dr Viral Upadhyay

Neurology Advanced Trainee, Nepean Hospital Sydney



Dr Andrew Hannaford

Neurology Advanced Trainee, Concord Hospital Sydney



Dr Kuhilan Gounder

Neurology Advanced Trainee, WA








Dr Michael Valente


Neurology Registrar, Liverpool Hospital



Dr Ronald Siu


Staff Specialist Neurologist, Toowoomba Base Hospital, QLD







Dr Laura Rudaks

Basic Physician Trainee, Royal Adelaide Hospital



Dr Michael Zhong

Neurology Registrar, Monash Medical Centre








Dr Yassar Alamri

Basic Trainee, Royal Australasian College of Physicians








Dr Emma Blackwood

Neurologist, Central West Neurology and Neurosurgery, Orange



Dr Robert Henderson

Neurologist, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, The Prince Charles Hospital Queensland



Dr David Lee

Neurology Advanced Trainee, The Canberra Hospital



Dr Michael Poon

Neurologist, Melbourne



Dr Cameron Williams

Neurology Advanced Trainee, Austin Health, Eastern Health, Melbourne Health



Dr Ronil Chandra

Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiologist








Dr Shyam Gangadharan

Stroke Fellow, John Hunter Hospital



Dr Geoffrey K. Herkes

Senior Staff Specialist,  Neurology Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney


Dr Carolyn de Wytt 

Department of Neurology, Greenslopes Private Hospital


Dr Evan Jolliffe

Neurology Fellow, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA



Dr Wen Wen Zhang

Neurology Fellow, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne



Dr Blake Giarola

Neurology advanced trainee,  St Vincent's Hospital

Dr Henry Maung

Geriatrics Advanced Trainee

Dr William Huynh
Consultant Neurologist & Clinical Neurophysiologist
Dr Koshy George
Consultant Neurologist at Gold Coast University Hospital and John Flynn Hospital, Tugun
Dr Patricia Caruana
Dr Richard Gerraty
Epworth Hospital, St Vincent, Prof.MED Monash Uni
Dr Angela Dos Santos
Neurology Advanced Trainee
A/Professor  Brian Chambers
Neurologist, Austin Health
Dr Aaron Gaekwad
Basic Physician Trainee, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network
Dr Wee Yong Tan
Dr Leesa Giang
Geriatrics advanced trainee
Dr Julia Thompson

Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Lecturer

Kings College Hospital London UK


A/Prof Arman Sabet

Senior Staff Specialist in Neurology at Gold Coast University Hospital


Dr Tharani Thirugnanachandran

Neurology Register, Monash Medical Centre


Dr Muhammad Aaqib

Neurology Trainee Registrar, WA


Dr Chao Wang
Basic Physician Trainee - Concord Hospital


Dr Jasmine Chan

Basic Physician Trainee, Monash Health



Dr John Wong

Basic Physician Trainee, Melbourne Health


Dr Yohanna Kusuma

PhD with Deakin University, Australia

Stroke Clinical Research Fellow, University Hospital of Geelong

Consultant Neurologist, National Brain Centre, Jakarta


Dr Hanisha Haseeb

Intern, Monash Health


Dr Joesph Wong

Basic Physician Trainee, Monash Health


Dr Yifan Ren

Surgical Resident


Dr Flora Cheang

Geriatrician Blacktown Hospital


Dr Udit Nindra 

Resident medical officer, Wollongong Hospital


Dr Suyi Ooi

Basic Physician Trainee, Monash Health


Dr Philip Asquith

Advanced Trainee Geriatric and Adult medicine, Tauranga Hospital, New Zealand.



Dr Adel Ekladious

Clinical A/Professor of medicine


Dr Ronald Wai

Advanced Physician trainee in General and Acute Care Medicine


Dr Alexander Peng

Intern, Royal Prince Alfred



Dr Karim Mahawish

Consultant in Geriatric & rehabilitation medicine and clinical Lead for stroke.



Dr Ike Leon Chen

Basic Physician Trainee, Illawarra Medical Network (Wollongong Hospital).


  Dr Huajing Ni
Basic Physician Trainee
St George and Sutherland Hospital



Dr Thomas Riisfeldt

Basic Physician Trainee

Prince of Wales Hospital


Dr Mark Higgins

Medical Registrar, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital



Nimalan Harinesan

Medical Registrar, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital



Dr Angelos Sharobeam

Neurology Advanced Trainee, Liverpool Hospital



Dr Adam Shannon

BPT at Austin Health/Northern Health


Dr Ramesh Fernando

Consultant Geriatrician

Hon. Clinical Lecturer- University of Wollongong


Dr Lina Lee

Staff Specialist in Geriatric Medicine, Blacktown and Mt Druitt Hospitals


Dr Fiona McFadzean

Locum Consultant Physician


Dr Shoaib Dal

Advanced Trainee in Neurology, Central Coase Local Health District, New South Wales


Dr Nicholas Yang 

Medical Registrar


Dr Arthur Thevathasan

Medical officer, Royal Melbourne Hospital


Dr Hemantha  Hewage       

Staff Specialist – General Medicine


Dr Hla Yin Chaw

General Medicine/ Rehabilitation Medicine, St Vincent, Sydney 


Dr Jenny Han

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital


Dr Jowita Kozlowska

Staff Specialist  General Physician


Dr Annabel J Carter 

Staff Physician Bundaberg


Dr James O Thomas 

Neurology Advanced trainee, John Hunter Hospital 


Dr Stephen Moore

Clinical Educator, University Centre for Rural Health


Dr Sheila Rahman

Advanced trainee Registrar


Dr Alice Ma

Royal North Shore / Westmead Hospital Interventional Neuroradiology Fellow



Dr Chiang Sheng Lee

Medical Registar


Dr Rodrigo Tomazini Martins

Stroke Fellow, Gosford Hospital



Dr Chloe Mutimer

Basic Physician Trainee, Alfred Health



Dr Andrew Swayne

Neurologist, Mater Hospital Brisbane



Dr Hoang-Mai Dinh

Basic Physician Trainee, The Prince Charles Hospital



Dr Ramesh Durairaj

Consultant Stroke Physician, Cairns Hospital



Dr Minh Nguyen

Neurology registrar, Royal Melbourne Hospital



Dr Kristen Lafever

Neurology Trainee, Mater Adult Hospital Brisbane


Dr Po Sheng Yang

Neurology Advanced trainee, Cairns Hospital


Dr Adam Anderson

Staff Specialist,  Cairns Hospital


Dr Najwa Khalil

Neurodegenerative Disease Fellow,

Brain and Mind Centre, The University of Sydney



Dr Andy Lim

Emergency Physician, Monash Health


Dr Andrew McNabb
Staff Specialist, Neurology
Cairns Hospital

  Dr Alice Wong
Advanced Trainee in General and Acute Care Medicine
Cairns Hospital



Dr Kevin O Callaghan

Advanced Trainee,  Prince Charles, Brisbane


Dr Xiaohua Chen 

Staff Specialist Neurology

Metro North Comprehensive Epilepsy Service


Dr Andrew Koo

Basic Physician Trainee, The Prince Charles Hospital



Dr. Maja Susanto

Geriatric Medicine, General Medicine trainee



Dr. Karen Lollo 

Medical Registrar


Dr Matthew Megens

Basic Physician Trainee, Austin/ Northern Health



Dr Mei Yan Ngun

Neurology registrar, Northern Health



Dr Reuben Beer

Neurology Advanced Trainee, Gold Coast University Hospital



Dr Ruth Heng

Medical Registrar The Prince Charles Hospital


Dr Jane Poon 

Medical Registrar , Ipswich Hospital


Dr Saman Gardiya Punchihewa

Consultant Neurologist, Monash Health


Dr Ellie Khalil

Neurology Advanced Trainee, Gold Coast University Hospital



Dr Hossein Zareie

Staff Specialist Neurologist, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital and The Prince Charles Hospital.



Dr Nelson Lee

Geriatrics Advanced Trainee, Ipswich Hospital



Dr Babar Malik

Advanced Trainee  general medicine, Illawarra Soalhaven Local Health District


Dr David Wong

Neurology Registrar, Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital


Dr Jonathan Cheah

Staff Specialist Emergency Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Redcliffe Hospital


Dr Lasanthi Paranavithana
Staff Specialist in General & Acute Care Medicine, Toowoomba Hospital


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