Services

General Neurology Clinics

Brochures:

Information about EEG

Information about Nerve Conduction Studies and EMG

 

 

• General neurology clinics are held at Box Hill Hospital and Maroondah Hospital three times per week.
• Clinics are held at Maroondah Hospital on Monday and Tuesday and at Box Hill Hospital on Tuesday and Thursday.
• These clinics see a range of neurological problems which are not seen in our sub-specialty clinics (MS clinic, Epilepsy and 1st Seizure clinic, Stroke and TIA clinic, Movement Disorders and Botox clinic)
• Patients generally seen in these clinics include those with nerve or muscle disorders, headache, unexplained weakness or sensory symptoms.
• Professor Helen Dewey is the head of this clinic and all referrals should be made to her.

Our doctors:

• Professor Helen Dewey
• Professor Chris Bladin
• Dr Katherine Buzzard
• Dr Patrick Carney
• Dr Philip Choi
• Dr Poh-Sien Loh
• Dr Olga Skibina

Information for Health Professionals

Eligibility criteria

• Any adult patient with neurological symptoms who does not meet the criteria for the neurology sub-specialty clinics.
• We do not see children below 15 years of age. Please refer to general paediatrics.
• Children aged 15-18 years may be appropriate for adult neurology or general paediatrics depending on the clinical circumstances
• We do not see patients for the management of chronic pain in this service including low back pain and spinal pain.
• Patients with carpal tunnel syndrome should be referred directly to plastics or neurosurgery following nerve conduction studies.
• Patients with typical Bell’s Palsy can be managed according to current guidelines and do not need to be referred to general neurology clinic.

Referrals

Please make all referrals to Professor Helen Dewey, general neurology clinic. Referrals will be triaged to insure appropriate timing of review and the optimal clinic for the patient referred.

Frequently Asked Questions

• A list of current medications
• Letters from your GP or medical specialist
• Any test results, particularly MRI scans

 

Box Hill Hospital

Address
Level 3, Building B, Nelson St, Box Hill
Contact

P: 9895 3353 or 9895 3352

F: 9839 6733 

Hours

Tuesday 8.30am - 12pm 

Thursday 8.30am - 12pm and 1.30pm - 5pm 

Car Parking
  • Paid parking available in the Building A carpark, accessible via Rodgerson Road
  • Limited metered street parking available
Public Transport
Train to Box Hill station, bus service to hospital

 

Maroondah Hospital

Address
Davey Drive, Ringwood East
Contact

P: 9895 3353 or 9895 3352

F: 9839 6733 

Hours

Tuesday 9am - 12.30pm 

Thursday 9am - 12.30pm 

Car Parking
  • Paid parking available in the multilevel car park accessible off Davey Drive
  • Limitered metered street parking available
Public Transport
Buses are available to Maroondah hospital