Fois. Alessandro

Dr Alessandro Fois

Neurologist, Macquarie University Hospital, Harbour Neurology Group, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Fraser Coast Neurology; Clinical Lecturer, University of Sydney
Dr Alessandro (Alex) Fois graduated Dux of Sydney Grammar School with a UAI of 100 and completed his first degree in Advanced Science at the University of Sydney, graduating with the University Medal. He then travelled to Oxford University for his medical degree and has completed his postgraduate training in Cambridge (Addenbrooke’s Hospital) and Sydney (Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital and Westmead Hospital). He has completed the Movement Disorders Fellowship at Westmead Hospital and completed a PhD funded by a grant from the Brain Foundation and an NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship. His research is focused on tremor, and he has authored several publications and book chapters on the subject of tremor and movement disorders. Alex is a Clinical Lecturer with the University of Sydney. He sees patients in his private practices in Sydney and Hervey Bay. Alex is passionate about extending the reach of neurological care in Australia and using the power of telehealth. His clinical interests include movement disorders (such as Parkinson’s disease, tremor, and dystonia), headache, the use of botulinum toxin for the treatment of neurological problems, and general neurology.

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