Movement Disorder Specialists

This Movement Disorder Specialist or Neurologist list does not intend to offer any recommendations. It is a basic directory and serves as a starting point to find an appropriate health care provider. Some are listed as a request by a doctor or Neurologist, but we do not endorse or guarantee the skills or outcomes of any of the listed professionals or health services. There is an option to find private and public services via Healthdirect. Other directories bottom of the page. You may need to contact clinics or hospitals to check the referral or eligibility requirements and confirm if a Health Professional consults there will be able to see new patients. 

Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

→ Canberra Hospital Neurology Service

Paediatric Service
→ PaediatricClinic at Canberra Hospital (check with clinic if can refer for Neurological conditions)

Find a Health Service
→ ACT Health find-a-health service

New South Wales (NSW)

 Assoc Prof Victor Fung
→ Specialist Neurology Services – Westmead

A/Prof Stephen Tisch
 St Vincent’s Clinic (Private)
→ St Vincent’s Public Hospital Sydney – Neurology Department (Public)

Dr Kishore Kumar
→ Sydney North Neurology and Neurophysiology (Private)

Associate Professor Karl Ng
→ Royal North Shore Hospital (Public)
→ Sydney North Neurology and Neurophysiology (Private)

A/Prof John Carmody
→ Wollongong Hospital Botulinum Toxin Clinic (Public) Currently updating their website contact (02) 4222 5000 to confirm if still providing this service
→ Wollongong Private Hospital or Plexus Neurology

Dr. Neil Mahant
→ Specialist services Medical Group (Private)

Dr Sanjeev Taneja
→ Mid North Coast Specialist Outreach Clinic – Coffs Harbour (contact them on (02) 6652 8820 to confrim if still provides this
→ Wollongong Private Hospital

Dr Jeff Blackie
→ John Hunter Hospital – Neurology Department

Southern Neurology
→ Opposite St George Hospital, Kogarah (NSW)

Related Links
→ St Vincent’s Public Hospital Sydney – Neurology Department (Public)
→ Westmead Hospital Outpatient Service Neurophysiology Clinic
→ Westmead Private Hospital 2022 Medical Specialist Directory

Child or Paediatric Neurology – Hospitals or Clinics
→ Neurology at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick
→ John Hunter Children’s Hospital –  Hunter New England Local Health District and Northern NSW
→ Liverpool Hospital – Paediatric Neurology Clinic (Run in conjunction with Sydney Children’s Hospital)

More Neurology Clinics or Botulinum Toxin Services
Botulinum Toxin Services

Northern Territory (NT)

Neurology Clinic – Please contact Hospital to confirm if MDS attends clinic

→ Royal Darwin Hospital

Queensland (QLD)

Dr Anna Sellbach
→ ThinkNeuro (at Wesley Medical Centre (Private)

Assoc Prof John O’Sullivan
→ Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (Public)

Dr Meenakshi Raj
→ Gold Coast Neurology – Pindara Specialist Suites (Private)

Dr. Peter Patrikios
→ Sunshine Neurology (Private)

Child or Paediatric Neurology – Public/Private
→ Queensland Children’s Hospital Neurosciences and Neurologist List

Dr Nabeel Sheikh
Redland Hospital (Public)

Related Links
→ Movement disorders clinic at Princess Alexandra Hospital
→ QLD Metro South Health Movement disorders services
→ QLD Metro North Hospital and Health Service (Movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease (PD), dystonia and essential tremor)

South Australia (SA)

Dr Christopher Kneebone
→ Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH)
→ North Adelaide

Dr James Leyden
→ Leyden Neurology (Calvary Adelaide Hospital)

Dr Joseph Frasca
→ Southern Neurology and Neurophysiology

Child or Paediatric Neurology
→ Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Tasmania (TAS)

Dr Andrew Evans – Launceston Tasmania
→ Richmond Neurology (contact clinic to confirm if he still visits Tasmania)

Child or Paediatric Neurology
→ Hospital or Services List  – Neurology (Paediatric)

List of other Neuros or related links
 Tasmanian Health Service – General Neurology Clinic
→ Tasmanian Health Directory – Neurology

ENT (Includes Botulinum Toxin treatment)
Public: Tasmanian Health Service – Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
Private: Dr Ana Naiman Tasmanian Health Service – Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
Primary Health Tasmania – ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon list (For Botulinum Toxin treatment) you will need contact them to confirm if they provide this)

Victoria (VIC)

Dr Wesley Thevathasan
→ St Vincent’s Private Hospital (he may also consult at other sites. Contact clinic for more information)
→ Royal Melbourne Hospital – Movement Disorders Unit (Public)

Dr Kelly Bertram
→ Neurology Network Melbourne (Private) – contact to confirm if can see new patients
→ Alfred Hospital Movement Disorders Clinic (Public)
→ Caulfield Hospital Movement Disorders Clinic (Public)

Dr Will Lee
→ Eastern Health – Box Hill Hospital Movement Disorder Clinic (Public) and Private in Melbourne, Wantirna and Box Hill

Heidelberg Neurology (Private)
→Heidelberg Neurology list of Doctors page

Royal Melbourne Hospital
→ Movement Disorders Program (Public)

Monash Neurology
→ Monash Health – Movement Disorders Program (Public) – Clients must have a suspected or confirmed movement disorder diagnosis
→ Monash Health – Neurology Clinic – Includes Movement Disorders (Public) – referral guidance 

Western Health – Department of Neurology
→ Footscray and Sunshine Hospital (Public)

Child or Paediatric Neurology

Professor Andrew Kornberg
Royal Children’s Hospital (Public)
→ Children’s Private Medical Group (Private)

Related Links
RCH to Launch Complex Movement Disorders Program

Other Hospitals or Clinics
→ Monash Children’s Hospital 

Western Australia (WA)

Dr Muhammad Aaqib
→ NeuroWest (Perth)

Dr Rick Stell
→ Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (Public)
→ Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science (Bulk Billed) 
→ St John of God Subiaco Hospital Clinic (Private)

Dr Soumya Ghosh
→ Western Australian Neuroscience Research Institute (WANRI) – Bulk Billed

Child or Paediatric Neurology

Dr Maina Kava
 Paedswest Clinic (Private)

Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH)
→ Neuroscience and Neurology

Other directories

Blepharospasm Doctors
Blepharospasm Australia Medical Treatment List (Each State)

Functional Neurological Disorders (FND)
→ Searchable database of health professionals with interest and expertise in Functional Neurological Disorders

Genetic Services

→ Clinical Genetics Service – Austin, Mercy and Northern Hospital in Victoria
The service accepts referrals for adult and paediatric patients with a personal/family history of Familial neurological and muscle disorders.

  • This may include individuals with a personal/family history of myotonic dystrophy, muscular dystrophy, ataxia, leukodystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, dystonia, periodic paralysis, congenital myasthenic syndromes, hereditary neuropathy, and early onset dementia/parkinsonism.

 → Genetics (Tasmania Statewide)       
Diagnosis, counselling and support of individuals with, or at risk of, hereditary disorders. Please contact them to confirm if they do genetic testing for Dystonia.

This list does not intend to offer any recommendations. It is a basic directory and serves as a starting point to find an appropriate health care provider. We do not endorse or guarantee the skills or outcomes of any of the listed professionals.