Dr. Andrew Hughes

Dr Andrew Hughes is consultant neurologist and neurorehabilitationist at Austin Health in Melbourne where he is head of the Movement Disorders program. He has extensive experience in clinical research into movement disorders and more generally in areas of degenerative Neurology. His special areas of interest are in the more complex forms of management of Parkinson’s disease and in the use of Botulinum toxin in the treatment of focal dystonias and spasticity. He is former president of the Movement Disorders Society of Australia and member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of Parkinson’s Australia. In his free time he enjoys skiing, cycling, bushwalking and travelling.