Dr Julian Rodrigues (MBBS UWA, 1995; FRACP 2004) trained in the subspecialty field of Movement Disorders in WA, including botulinum toxin therapy, electrophysiology and deep brain stimulation (DBS). Additional experience in DBS was obtained at large volume centres in Sydney, Brisbane and Kiel (Germany).
Practising primarily at Hollywood Medical Centre & Private Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia, he holds positions as a neurologist at the Fiona Stanley Hospital Department of Neurology and Joondalup Health Campus.
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.