Dr Julian Rodrigues
Dr Julian Rodrigues completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Western Australia Medical School in 1995. He was then admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2004. He undertook further training in the subspecialty field of Movement Disorders in WA, including botulinum toxin therapy, electrophysiology and deep brain stimulation (DBS). Further experience with DBS was obtained at large volume centres in Sydney, Brisbane and Kiel (Germany).
Dr Rodrigues consults here at Neurosciences QLD once a month, splitting his time between here and his own practice in Western Australia.
As part of his clinical and research work he has published many articles in scientific journals, presented at various national and international meetings, and written a Parkinson’s Disease manual for Australian GPs. He undertakes regular teaching of medical students, allied health staff, nurses and junior doctors.
Dr Rodrigues remains actively involved in promoting awareness of neurological diseases and clinical research via media interviews, presentations to community groups including schools, patient support groups and science promotion events. He is a past council member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists, past Secretary of the Movement Disorder Society of Australia, and a member of various advisory boards in the field of Movement Disorders.