Highly Qualified Neurologists in Heidelberg, Melbourne
At Heidelberg Neurology in Melbourne, our highly qualified neurologists deliver a wide range of services. All our Neurologists have experience with a wide range of neurologic conditions. Particular areas of expertise are listed below. Contact us today to find out how we can help you.
Associate Professor Brian Chambers, is a Melbourne University graduate who trained in Neurology at the Austin Hospital, National Hospital for Nervous Diseases Queen Square (London) and Sunnybrook Medical Centre (Toronto). He has over 40 years clinical and research experience.
Prof Chambers has hospital appointments at Austin Health, where he is head of neurovascular ultrasound, and at Warringal Private. He has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals.
When not working he enjoys spending time with an ever-increasing family, cycling, golf, and fishing.
Dr Grant Scott, originally a New Zealander, has been practising in Melbourne for over 10 years. His special interest areas include Neurophysiology, headache/migraine, multiple sclerosis, Neuromuscular disorders and Epilepsy.
Grant also enjoys golf, distance walking, playing bridge, reading and relaxing with his family.
Associate Professor John Archer, obtained his medical degree through the University of New South Wales in 1990. He trained in General Neurology in Sydney and Oxford, and subsequently completed a PhD in Epilepsy and Neuroimaging through Austin Hospital and The University of Melbourne in 2002. Associate Professor John Archer has over 20 years’ experience in diagnosing and managing a range of neurologic conditions.
He has particular expertise in epilepsy, ranging from management of the first seizure, through to the full range of medical and surgical treatment options for complex or established epilepsy. He has published over 60 academic papers covering a range of neurologic conditions including epilepsy.
Professor Vincent Thijs graduated from the University of Leuven, Belgium in 1995 and completed his neurology training at the University Hospitals in Leuven and at the Stanford Stroke Center in California.
He led the Stroke unit at the University Hospitals in Leuven until 2015 when he migrated to Australia. He is the Head of Stroke at the Austin Hospital and also consults via the Victorian Stroke Telemedicine Program. He completed a Phd in Biomedical Sciences in 2004 on stroke imaging. He is the co-head of the Stroke Theme at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.
Vincent has a particular interest and expertise in stroke and headache, but is also proficient in the management of general neurological disorders.
In his spare time he enjoys running, watching movies and reading literature.
Dr Marion Simpson graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2004 and migrated to Australia where she completed specialist training in Neurology at the Austin and Alfred Hospitals, with further subspecialist training in Neuroimmunology, Neurophysiology and Stroke Medicine. She is a Consultant Neurologist at the Austin Hospital where she works in the inpatient and outpatient environments, primarily in the areas of Neuroimmunology, Stroke and Neurophysiology. She is passionate about research and recently completed a Doctorate of Medical Science in the area of Symptomatic Treatments in Multiple Sclerosis; she is also the local Principal Investigator for a number of trials in MS and Neuroimmunology. She has particular interest and expertise in Multiple Sclerosis, autoimmune neurological disease and Stroke, but is also proficient in the management of common neurological presentations such as headache, weakness, sensory disturbance, seizures and movement disorders. In her spare time she enjoys weightlifting, good food and building Lego with her daughter.
Jill Cameron completed her Neurology training at the Austin Hospital, undertaking further subspecialty fellowship training in both movement disorders and epilepsy. She currently holds a consultant neurologist position at Austin Health, and is also completing her PhD in Epilepsy at the University of Melbourne. Jill specialises in both movement disorders and epilepsy, with particular expertise in the use of botulinum toxin for movement disorders including spasmodic dysphonia/laryngeal dystonia.
Daniel Barber is a neurologist from Melbourne, Australia. Having completed his advanced training at Eastern and Western hospitals, Dr Barber completed a fellowship in movement disorders at the Austin Hospital under the tutelage of Dr Andrew Hughes. Daniel has lived around the world, and obtained a prior honours degree in neuroscience at the University of Toronto. Daniel has a particular interest in movement disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, and botox therapy for dystonia and spasticity. When he’s not working, he can be found with his two loves- his wife Penny and his little boy, Henry. When they’re not available, he might blow the dust off his guitar.