About us

Sydney North Neurology and Neurophysiology is your comprehensive neurological consultation, neurophysiological and medical botulinum toxin service. We have 4 neurologists with varied interests including headache (severe headache and migraine clinic), neuromuscular conditions, movement disorders (eg. Parkinsons disease), epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and hyperhidrosis. Our team includes administrative support staff, a neurophysiology technician, and a trainee neurology registrar/fellow. 

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Associate Professor Karl Ng | Specialist neurologist and Neurophysiologist | Sydney

MBBS (Hons 1), PhD, FRCP, FRACP, CCT Clinical Neurophysiology (UK)

Conjoint Associate Professor  – Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney

Consultant Neurologist and Senior Staff Specialist  Director Neurophysiology, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSLHD

 

Specialties: Injection therapy for chronic migraine/excessive sweating/movement disorders, nerve conduction and EEG, peripheral neuromuscular disorders. Dr Karl Ng is a conjoint associate professor at the Northern and Central Clinical Schools, University of Sydney. He completed his medical degree with first class honours at the University of New South Wales, and attained accreditation in Neurology from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He has undertaken 3 years post-fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology at the prestigious National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, University College London culminating in accreditation of a second specialty in the UK in this area. He has completed a doctoral thesis in peripheral axonal excitability in peripheral and central neurological disorders. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London) and Royal Australasian College of Physicians, board director of the charitable Brain Foundation, NSW representative of the Australian and New Zealand Headache Society, and member of the International Hyperhidrosis Society. He is active in the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists as councillor and committee member of the Clinical Neurophysiology interest group. Dr Ng is head of the Department of Clinical Neurophysiology at Royal North Shore Hospital, has organised specialty training conferences in neurophysiology for the Australian association, and speaks at international meetings. He has over 50 publications in high-end international peer reviewed journals, and is an invited reviewer for these learned societies. He is also an editorial advisory board member of VirtualMedicalCentre.

 

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Dr Kishore Kumar | Specialist and general neurologist | Sydney

MBBS, FRACP, PhD

Clinical Senior Lecturer  – Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney

Consultant Neurologist and Staff Specialist  – Royal North Shore Hospital, NSLHD

 

Specialties: General neurology, Parkinson disease, dystonia, inherited neurological disorders. Dr Kishore Kumar completed his medical degree at the University of Adelaide, and attained accreditation in Neurology from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He undertook a Neuromuscular Fellowship at the Royal North Shore Hospital and was trained in neurogenetics, nerve conduction studies and electromyography. He was awarded the P.K. Thomas Clinical Fellowship to the Royal Free Hospital, London, United Kingdom, by the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists. He undertook his PhD studies with Professor Carolyn Sue (Kolling Institute of Medical Research) and Professor Christine Klein (Luebeck University, Germany). He has over 25 journal publications, and is first author of a book entitled ‘Neurogenetics’ from the ‘What Do I Do Now’ series (Oxford University Press). He has presented at many national and international meetings. He is an invited reviewer for several international journals, and on the editorial board of the journal Movement Disorders. Dr Kumar is continuing his research as a NHMRC Early Career Fellow, and has been appointed a staff specialist at the Royal North Shore Hospital. In addition to his teaching and research interests, he is interested in seeing patients with a broad range of neurological conditions.

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Dr Robert Boland-Freitas | Specialist and general neurologist | Sydney

BSc (Med), MBBS, FRACP

Consultant Neurologist and Staff Specialist  – Blacktown Hospital, WSLHD

 

Specialties: General neurology, headache, dystrophies, neurophysiology. Dr. Robert Boland-Freitas completed his medical degree at the University of New South Wales, and attained accreditation in Neurology from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He undertook a Neurophysiology Fellowship at the Royal North Shore Hospital, where he trained in nerve conduction studies and electromyography. He is currently undertaking Masters studies under the supervision of A/Prof. Ng (University of Sydney) researching muscle disease using novel neurophysiological methods, with a focus on the muscular dystrophies. Dr. Boland-Freitas has been appointed as a staff specialist Neurologist at Blacktown Hospital.

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Dr James Lee | Specialist and general neurologist | Sydney

BSc (Med), MBBS (Hons1), FRACP

 Consultant neurologist and Visiting Medical Officer  – Sutherland Hospital, SESLHD

 

Specialties: General neurology, headache, dystrophies, neurophysiology. Dr James Lee graduated in medicine with 1st Class Honours. He has trained at the Royal North Shore Hospital in general neurology and neurophysiology. He is presently a NHMRC fellow and a Masters of Philosophy student completing postgraduate studies of nerve and muscle excitability in myopathic disorders. Dr Lee is a VMO Neurologist at Sutherland Hospital and is fluent in both Cantonese and Mandarin.

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Associate staff

  • Ms Shin Lim BSc, Practice Receptionist and Secretary
  • Dr Chantal Baldwin  MBBS, Final Year Neurology Advanced Trainee
  • Ms Lorraine McConville   Dip Health Sciences (Clin Neurophys), EEG technician

 

Research and training

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Associations:

University of Sydney | The Royal Australasian College of Physicians | Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists | Royal College of Physicians | Australian and New Zealand Headache Society | International Hyperhidrosis Society | The Brain Foundation | NSW Government Health


Contact our practice for help here: 02 8287 1900 

 

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Suite C1, 210 Willoughby Rd, Naremburn NSW 2065

T: 02 8287 1900 for appointments

F: 02 8287 1901

E: info@snnn.com.au

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Dr Robert Boland-Freitas

 

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