Below is a list of the top and leading Neurologists in Melbourne. To help you find the best neurologists located near you in Melbourne, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
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Melbourne’s Best Neurologists:
The top rated neurologists dealing with treatment of disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves:
- Dr Michael Eller – Neurology Network Melbourne
- Dr Raju Yerra – Comprehensive Neurological Care Victoria
- Dr Ann French – Precision Brain, Spine & Pain Centre
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Neurology Network Melbourne
Dr Michael Eller is a neurologist with subspecialty training in headache neurology and movement disorders. He also maintains an interest in indigenous health and tropical medicine. He has previously worked as a visiting specialist at Monash Medical Centre and Royal Darwin Hospital, and currently at Monash Neurology.
In 2003 he completed a degree in medicine from the University of Sydney. Prior to this he completed a Bachelor of Science as well as much of a Bachelor of Arts with interests in archaeology and neuroscience. Postgraduate training was conducted at Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Darwin Hospital and The Alfred Hospital. Subsequent neurology training was undertaken at Monash Medical Centre and the Alfred Hospital after which he was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal Australian College of Physicians. He completed a Movement Disorder Fellowship at the Alfred Hospital. In 2009 he worked as a doctor in Vunapope, Papua New Guinea, with Australian Volunteers International.
In 2012-2014, Dr Eller was on faculty at University California San Francisco, attached to the UCSF Headache Centre under Professor Peter Goadsby. He conducted clinical and functional neuroimaging research in this capacity, as well as maintaining a headache clinic.
Dr Eller has published a book chapter and several clinical and scientific papers in high quality peer reviewed medical journals. His published topics include progressive supranuclear palsy, the use if biomarkers in parkinsonism, the utility of imaging in headache, the trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias (TACs), and visual snow.
Dr Eller specialises in the management of movement disorders such as Parkinson disease, essential tremor, progressive supranuclear palsy, multiple system atrophy, dystonia and other neurodegenerative disorders. He is expert in administering injection treatments for cervical dystonia, blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm.
Dr Eller also specialises in the management of headache disorders such as migraine and TACs such as cluster headache. This includes the administration of injections for treatment migraine and the TACs. He is able to perform injections for axillary hyperhidrosis. He also manages other general neurological disorders such as vertigo, cognitive problems, multiple sclerosis, neuropathy and epilepsy.
Neuro-ophthalmology, Movement Disorders, Migraine Clinics, Excessive sweating, Concussion, Balance and Dizziness service, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke and Muscle Disorders.
“Very caring to their patients. Highly recommended.” – Andrew S.
Comprehensive Neurological Care Victoria
Dr Raju Yerra is a Neurologist working in Royal Melbourne Hospital and has private attachments in Melbourne Private Hospital, John Fawkner Hospital and Brunswick Private Hospital. After completing MBBS in India, Dr Yerra did his post graduate training as a resident and basic physician trainee in various hospitals in North island of New Zealand. He began his advanced training in Neurology in Wellington, New Zealand and completed it in Royal Melbourne Hospital. He then completed a two year clinical and research fellowship in Epilepsy in Royal Melbourne Hospital. He has been working as a consultant in Royal Melbourne Hospital since.
Even though Dr Yerra has a sub-speciality interest in Epilepsy, he has expertise and is happy to see all other neurological problems. Dr Yerra is passionate about clinical neurology and over the years has accumulated enormous experience in management of common neurological ailments such as headaches, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease etc.,.
Working in Royal Melbourne Hospital, a leading institute in neurological care, allows him to keep abreast of all new developments in management of neurological disorders.
Neurology, Neurosurgery and Neurophysiology
“Dr Yerra is outstanding and changed my life. I was in chronic DAILY pain with migraines and mostly bedridden. Now for almost 2yrs I have been migraine free with his persistence, knowledge & understanding. I got my life back!! Thank you is not enough!!” – Stewie J.
Precision Brain, Spine & Pain Centre
Dr Ann French is a fully qualified Consultant Neurologist with interests in general neurology, neuroimmunology and multiple sclerosis. She consults from Precision headquarters in Kew. Dr French holds a public appointment at St Vincent’s Hospital with senior roles in the Neuroimmunology Clinic and the Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit. She acts as a co-investigator and examining neurologist for several large clinical trials in multiple sclerosis.
Dr French’s undergraduate medical training was undertaken at Monash University where she was awarded the prestigious Sir John Monash Prize for Academic Excellence.
Dr French completed her post-graduate training through the Adult Medicine Division of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. She undertook basic physician training in Internal Medicine at St Vincent’s Hospital and advanced training in Neurology at St Vincent’s and Royal Melbourne Hospitals. Dr French completed her Fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology at St Vincent’s Hospital under the supervision of Dr Mark Paine and Professor Mark Cook.
Dr French is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists and a full member of the Australian Medical Association.
Advanced Neurosurgery & Spinal surgery, Neurology, Pain management, Deep brain stimulation, Brain & Spine tumour clinic, Psychology & Psychiatry, Headache clinic, Wellbeing & Longevity, Multidisciplinary clinics, Occupational medicine, Workcover management and Musculoskeletal medicine.
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