Trainee Positions At Royal Perth Hospital

Royal Perth Hospital


Contact Details

Dr Wai Leong
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Training Positions : One
Elective Training Positions :
Fellowships :

Core Position Descriptions

Elective Position Descriptions

Hospital Information

Royal Perth Hospital is a 955 adult bed teaching hospital with approximately 70,000 admissions per year. It is associated with the University of Western Australia, and is one of three teaching hospitals in Western Australia.
The department has major sub-specialties commitments to epilepsy, clinical neurophysiology, movement disorders, stroke, neurological rehabilitation and neurogenetic.
Royal Perth Hospital is the state adult epilepsy centre, and the state centre for adult neurogenetic.
The department provides a comprehensive neurophysiology service which includes diagnostic studies, movement disorders programme and intra-operative neural monitoring for spinal surgery, and posterior fossa surgery. Royal Perth Hospital is the state centre for interventional-neuroradiology, scoliosis surgery and spinal care.

Department Beds :
Twenty general neurology beds

Department Clinics
There are 3 Registrars. The 3 registrars rotate through consult / outpatient neurology, stroke and general neurology. All participate in on-call duties.

Department Specialty Clinics

Department Meetings
Weekly inter-hospital neurology grand round
Weekly neuro-radiology meeting
Weekly Hospital grand rounds
Monthly Epilepsy meeting

Department Staff
Dr John Dunne (epilepsy, neurophysiology, movement disorders)
Dr Rob Edis (rehabilitation neurology and neurophysiology)
Professor Gubbay (behavioural neurology)
Professor Graeme Hankey (cerebrovascular disease)
Dr Phillipa Lamont (neurogenetic)
Dr Nicholas Lawn (epilepsy and EEG)
Dr Wai Leong (general neurology and peripheral nerve disease)
Dr David Rosen (cerebrovascular disease and vestibular disorders)
Dr Peter Silbert (neurophysiology and epilepsy)
Dr Philip Tuch (general neurology and neuro-infectious disease)

Junior Staff Positions In Neurology
Royal Perth Hospital is a busy neurology training position, which provides a well supervised training programme and a broad exposure to all aspects of Neurology.

Trainee Responsibilities

Selection Criteria

Philosophy Of Training

Neurology Training In State

Other Information