Best Neurologist Dr Raju Yerra – Comprehensive Neurological Care Victoria - Melbourne
Dr. Raju Yerra, Neurologist & Director


Dr 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.

Neurologist & Epileptologist in Melbourne Victoria
Dr. Chris French, Neurologist / Epileptologist

MBBS, BSc(Med,Dis), FRACP, PhD

Dr French is a consultant Neurologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital practising in General neurology and epilepsy. He did his undergraduate study at the University of Sydney and completed his neurology training at The Alfred Hospital and Monash Medical Centre.

He is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne and has published widely in both clinical and basic sciences, and was formerly a member of the NH&MRC National Health Committee (2007-2009).

Neurologist & Neurophysiologist in Melbourne Victoria
Dr. Simon Li, Neurologist & Neurophysiologist

MBBS (Hons), B.MedSci, FRACP

Dr. Li is a Neurologist who is also a qualified clinical neurophysiologist and epileptologist. He provides a comprehensive service including clinical Neurophysiology, epilepsy management and neurology consultations across the inner parts of Melbourne. He has clinical neurophysiology services at Comprehensive Neurological Care Victoria (CNCV) and Malvern Neurophysiology in Cabrini Hospital. He runs one of the Epilepsy Assessment Clinics at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, as well as the First Seizure Clinic in the Western General Hospital. He provides neurology consultation services at CNCV, Melbourne Private Hospital Parkville, John Fawkner Private Hospital Coburg, Brunswick Private Hospital, NorthEast Rehabilitation Centre Ivanhoe and Cotham Private Hospital Kew. He is the director of clinical neurophysiology training at Western General Hospital, and is a lecturer of neuromuscular diseases curriculum for the Doctorate of Medicine course at the University of Melbourne.

Dr. Li undertook training at the University of Melbourne, St Vincent's Hospital Clinical School, physician and neurology training at Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) and Monash Medical Centre before 2 separate clinical fellowships in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy at RMH under the mentorship of A/Prof Tim Day and Prof Terence O'Brien, during which he completed level 3 (highest level) EMG and EEG training. He has publications in both local and international journals. He was awarded the UCB Pharma Clinical Scholarship by the Epilepsy Society of Australia in 2010.

Dr. Li's main role at CNCV is the provision of clinical neurophysiology service, performing nerve conduction studies and EMG for the diagnosis of focal entrapment neuropathies, peripheral neuropathy, plexopathy, radiculopathy and other neuromuscular diseases.

Neurologist &  Neurophysiologist in Melbourne Victoria
Dr. Nyan Lynn, Neurologist & Clinical Neurophysiologist


Dr. Nyan Lynn is a Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Neurophysiologist at the Sunshine Hospital, Melbourne, and visiting Consultant Physician at the University Hospital Geelong. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and member of Australia and New Zealand Association of Neurologists and American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

He completed his neurology training at the University Hospital Geelong and the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), with a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at RMH. He practises as a general neurologist and has a special interest and expertise in neuromuscular conditions, particularly peripheral neuropathies and myasthenia gravis.

He provides neurological consultations; neurophysiology services (nerve conduction studies and electromyography) for the diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders and Botulinum toxin (Botox) therapies for various conditions including cervical dystonia, blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, axillary hyperhidrosis and chronic migraine.

Neurologist & MS Specialist in Melbourne Victoria
Dr. Ai-Lan Nguyen, Neurologist / MS Specialist


Dr Ai-Lan Nguyen is a consultant neurologist at Royal Melbourne Hospital, co-head of the MS & Neuroimmunology Clinical Trials unit at Royal Melbourne Hospital, and a postdoctoral research fellow in the Clinical Outcomes Research Unit (CORe), Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne. She practises as a general neurologist with subspecialist experience in neuroimmunological disorders such as MS, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) and neurosarcoidosis.

Dr Nguyen completed her undergraduate medical training at the University of Melbourne, with postgraduate training at the Western and Alfred hospitals. She undertook specialist training in neurology at the Austin and Alfred hospitals before being awarded the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists (ANZAN) overseas fellowship at The Royal Free Hospital, London (UK). She completed two fellowships in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Neuroimmunology, through the University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Canada) and Royal Melbourne Hospital. During her PhD at the University of Melbourne, she was the recipient of the MS Research Australia postgraduate scholarship and Ian Ballard Travel Award. Her main research interests include pregnancy, utility of volumetric MRI and predicting and monitoring outcomes in MS and other neuroimmunological diseases.

Neurologist & Stroke physician in Melbourne Victoria
Dr. Hans Tu, Neurologist / Stroke physician


Dr Tu is a consultant neurologist at the Western Health practising in general neurology and stroke medicine. He completed his neurology training at the Box Hill Hospital, Footscray Hospital and Monash Medical Centre followed by further training in stroke medicine at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

He is an honorary research fellow at the Melbourne Brain Centre, the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He has a number of publications in national and international peer-reviewed journals and continues to actively participate in clinical stroke research.

He is a foundation member of the Victorian Department of Health Stroke Telemedicine program that provides guidance for acute stroke management to a large number of Victorian emergency departments without local neurology support.

Neurologist &Neurophysiologist in Melbourne Victoria
Dr. Jennifer Nagao, Neurologist & Neurophysiologist


Jennifer Nagao is a general neurologist and movement disorders subspecialist. Jennifer graduated from the University of Melbourne Medical School with Honours. After completing her neurology training (FRACP), she pursued sub-specialty training in movement disorders with fellowships in movement disorders at Monash Medical Centre and Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital before furthering her skills in deep brain stimulation (DBS) and movement disorders management as a clinical fellow at Henry Ford Hospital in Michigan, USA. She has experience in advanced therapies for Parkinson’s disease as well as botulinum toxin injections for dystonia and spasticity. Jennifer has research interest in functional movement disorders and Parkinson’s disease.

Neurologists in Melbourne Victoria
Dr. Izanne Roos, Consultant Neurologist

MBChB, MMed(Neurology), FRACP

Dr Izanne Roos is a Consultant Neurologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, practicing in the fields of general neurology, headache/migraine, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and neuroimmunology. She also holds an honorary position at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. She completed her undergraduate and specialist Neurology training in South Africa before being recognised as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Dr Roos is actively involved in research in MS through the University of Melbourne, investigating the onset of treatment effect in MS. She is a recipient of the Melbourne Research Scholarship and the MSIF-ARSEP McDonalds Fellowship Grant.

Neuropsychologist in Melbourne Victoria
A/Prof. Charles Malpas, Consultant Neuropsychologist

BA, MPsych(ClinNeuro), PhD

A/Prof. Malpas is a consultant neuropsychologist at The Royal Melbourne Hospital where he leads the Cognitive Neuroimmunology Unit. He completed his clinical training at the University of Melbourne, followed by a clinical fellowship in epilepsy neuropsychology at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. He completed his PhD in Alzheimer's disease research at The University of Melbourne.

A/Prof. Malpas is an active researcher and has published widely in the areas of dementia, epilepsy, neuroimmunology, and neuropsychiatry. He is currently appointed as an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences. A/Prof. Malpas hold honorary appointments at Monash University, the Alfred Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and the Murdoch Children's Research Institute.

Neuropsychologist in Melbourne Victoria
A/Prof Nawaf Yassi Neurologist


A/Prof Nawaf Yassi is a neurologist with a special interest in stroke and dementia. He studied medicine at the University of New South Wales, graduating in 2005 with first class honours, and subsequently completed his neurology training in 2012 and his PhD in 2015.

He also practices at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and is active in neuroscience research in both stroke and dementia.

Neuropsychologist in Melbourne Victoria
Dr. Oneil G BhalalaConsultant Neurologist


Dr Oneil Bhalala is a Consultant Neurologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, practicing in the fields of general neurology, neurodegeneration and dementia. He completed his undergraduate degrees at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, USA) and a PhD in Neuroscience at Northwestern University (Chicago, USA), before completing his MD (with distinction) at the University of Melbourne. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, after undertaking a fellowship in dementia medicine.

Dr Bhalala is actively involved in research at both the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He leads clinical studies that use blood tests to predict dementia risk and to help with diagnosis. He is a recipient of the Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance Genomics Immersion Fellowship.

Neuropsychologist in Melbourne Victoria
Dr. Mark Marriott Neurologist


Dr. Mark Marriott attended Monash University and graduated with first class honours in 1994. He undertook further training and became a specialist in neurology in 2002. He has worked at the Austin, Box Hill and Royal Melbourne Hospitals as well as several hospitals in the United Kingdom during his training. He has performed research into Multiple Sclerosis at the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research and the Howard Florey Institute, leading to the completion of a thesis for the higher degree of doctor of philosophy (PhD) at the University of Melbourne. Since 2002, he has worked as a consultant neurologist at the Royal Melbourne and Box Hill Hospitals.

He is an honorary lecturer in medicine at Monash University and an honorary fellow at the Howard Florey Institute/Centre for Neuroscience at the University of Melbourne. Dr Marriott’s interests include Multiple Sclerosis and General Neurology. He has ongoing research interests in MS genetics and new therapies for MS and MRI imaging. Results of this research have been published in medical journals and presented at major scientific meetings. Dr. Marriott consults with patients in relation to general neurology, Motor Neurone Disease, NMO, myasthenia gravis and, in particular, Multiple Sclerosis.