Trainee Positions At Campbelltown

Therry Rd,
NSW, 2560

Contact Details

Dr Sumana Gopinath
Phone : 0434 183 152 or 46343000
www : Department of Neurology


Training Positions : 1
Elective Training Positions : 0
Fellowships : 0

Core Position Descriptions
Management of 20-25 inpatients (wards, Stroke Unit, ICU)
Assessment of ED patients with neurological presentations
Acute stroke management including intravenous thrombolysis on site and off site endovascular clot retrieval
Ward consultations
Neurology Outpatient Clinics - Weekly general neurology clinics, monthly Neuromuscular, Neurogenetics and Neuroimmunology clinics.
Weekly Rapid Access Neurology (RAN) clinics
Monthly off site clinic at local Aboriginal health centre
Weekly Stroke/Rehabilitation/Multidisciplinary meeting
EEG reporting under supervision
EMG/NCS clinics - three sessions per week
Weekly Neurology and radiology Grand Rounds (Liverpool and onsite Campbelltown)
Weekly Neurology Grand Rounds (Campbelltown)
Contribution to M&M meetings and other quality improvement activities
Contribution to Campbelltown Hospital Medical Grand Rounds
Clinical research projects
JMO, BPT and Medical student teaching

Elective Position Descriptions

Hospital Information

Campbelltown Hospital is a major metropolitan hospital which provides a diverse range of services including intensive care, cardiology, maternity, gynaecology, paediatrics, palliative care, respiratory and stroke medicine, surgery and emergency medicine and broad aged care services.

Campbelltown Hospital is part of the NSW health system whose major responsibility being to improve the health of the community of Macarthur. The Hospitals deliver quality health care to the residents of the three local government areas of Wollondilly, Camden and Campbelltown.

Department Beds :

Department Clinics
6 general neurology clinics, 3 EMG clinics, 3 EEG clinics

Department Specialty Clinics
Neurogenetics, Neuroimmunology, Neuromuscular, future young onset dementia clinic, future botox clinic

Department Meetings
Weekly Neurology Grand ward rounds.
Monthly M&M meetings
Weekly neurology and neuroradiology meetings at Campbelltown Hospital
Weekly combined Neurology and Neurosurgery radiology metings at Liverpool Hospital
Monthly neuroimmunology meetings
Weekly neurology case presentations at Livepool hospital
Monthly journal club meetings at Liverpool Hospital
Weekly Medical Grand Ward Rounds at Campbelltown Hospital
Multi-disciplinary Stroke meetings with Allied health Team

Department Staff
Staff Specialists:

Dr Sumana Gopinath- Head of Department
A/Prof Stan Levy
Dr Vishal Patel
Dr Ho Choong
Dr Louise Rigney
Dr Abul Mamun

Junior Staff Positions In Neurology
1 Advanced trainee 2 Basic physician trainees 2 Junior medical officers

Trainee Responsibilities
Care of neurology and stroke inpatients
Supervision of Junior Medical Staff
Assessment of Emergency Department of Neurology Patients
Attendance at Stroke calls during business hours
Inpatient Consultations
Neurology Outpatient Clinics
Attendance at Neurophysiology Clinics
EEG teaching / reporting under supervision
Attendance at Multidisciplinary Stroke Meeting
Prepare weekly Neurology Clinical and Radiology Meetings
Attendance at weekly Liverpool hospital combined neuroradiology, case presentaion and journal club meetings.

Selection Criteria
Passed FRACP written and clinical examinations.
Acceptance to the ANZAN training scheme.

Philosophy Of Training
To train the next generation of young neurologists in the clinical skills of neurology while providing expert care for neurological disorders in the growing population of South Western Sydney.

To enhance research skills in close collaboration with University of Western Sydney School of Medicine.

Neurology Training In State
Monthly Brain School (3 hours)

Special Society Meetings:
Movement Disorders
Registrars Teaching Weekend (annual)

Other Information