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

FRACP
Neuroimmulogy Fellow
Royal North Shore Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Stephen Winters

FRACP
Interventional Neuroradiology Fellow
Erlanger Hospital
Tennessee

 

 

Dr. Felix Ng

MBBS
Neurology Fellow
Austin Hospital 

 

 

Dr. Emma Foster

MBBS
Neurology Registrar
Royal Melbourne Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Peter Batchelor

FRACP
Neurologist
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

FRACP

Neurologist

Monash Medical Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Tissa Wijeratne

MD

FRACP

FRCP (Edin)

FRCP (London)

FAHA (USA)

FAAN (USA)

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

FRACP
Senior Staff Specialist Neurologist
Liverpool Hospital

 

 

Dr Leo Davies

MD MB BS FRACP

Senior Staff Neurologist
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

 

 

Dr Dev Nathani

FRACP

Research Fellow at Brain and Mind Centre, Sydney 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A/Prof Paul McCrory

MBBS PhD FRACP FACSP FFSEM FACSM FRSM

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

 

 

Dr Nyan Lynn

FRACP

Consultant Neurologist & Clinical Neurophysiologist

Western Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Gelareh Ahmadi

 

PHD  MD

Medical Registrar

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Michal Lubomski

MBBS

Neurolgy Registrar

Royal Prince Alfred

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Peter Kempster

FRACP

Neurologist

Monash Health

 

 

 

Professor. Velandai K Srikanth

FRACP

Professor of Medicine

Peninsula Health

 

 

Dr Wai Foong Hooi

MBBS

Neurology Registrar

Alfred Hospital

 

 

Dr Vivien Li

MBBS BMEDsc

Neurology  advanced trainee

 

 

Dr Lee- Anne Slater

MBBS

Interventional Neuroradiologist

Monash Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Jo Lyn Ng

MBBS

Neurology advanced trainee

Western Health

 

 

Dr Alan McDougall

PhD FRACP

Head of Neurology, Liverpool Hospital

Clinical Stream Director, Complex Care and Internal Medicine,

South Western Sydney Local Health District

 

 

A/Prof Hamed Asadi

MD, PhD, FRANZCR, CCINR, EBIR
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

FRACP

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

FRACP

Head of Stroke unit, Fiona Stanley Hospital

 

 

Dr Andrew Cheung

BSc. MBBS FRANZCR

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

MMBS  L.MusA FRACP

 

 

Dr Tejas Patel

MBBS FRACP

Neurology Advanced Trainee, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital/ Orange Hospital

 

 

Dr Mathew Willcourt

FRACP

Visiting Consultant Neurologist

Calvary Wakefield Hospital and Flinders Private Hospital, Adelaide

 

 

Dr Gary Yip

FRACP

Neurologist, Alfred Health Hospital

 

 

A/professor Cameron Shaw

FRACP

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

MBBS

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

MBBS

Neurology Registrar, Liverpool Hospital

 

 

Dr Ronald Siu

MBBS, FRACP

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 

FRACP
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
FRACP PhD MBBS BSc (Hons)
Consultant Neurologist & Clinical Neurophysiologist
 
Dr Koshy George
Consultant Neurologist at Gold Coast University Hospital and John Flynn Hospital, Tugun
 
Dr Patricia Caruana
MD, FRACP
 
Dr Richard Gerraty
FRACP
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