Information for Referrers
When to refer
Western Neurology provides outpatient specialist neurology clinics suitable for a variety of common and rare neurological disorders.
Conditions which may benefit from neurologist review include:
- Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders
- Multiple sclerosis
- Chronic headache not responding to routine management
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Neurodegenerative disorders, including dementia
- Stroke and cerebrovascular disease
- Motor neuron disease
- Muscle disorders
Our doctors do reserve some appointments for urgent referrals. If you have a urgent or complex case, please don't hesitate to contact us by phone to speak to one of our specialists regarding your patient.
How to refer
To ensure accurate and timely triaging of your patient, please include details in addition to the reason for the referral. Helpful details include duration, severity/disability, progression of symptoms, any investigations you have already arranged and any available results, any treatment tried and the response.
All referrals must be addressed to a specific neurologist to allow a Medicare rebate to be claimed by your patient. At this time, neurologists providing Neurology Consultation services at Western Neurology are Dr Martin Robinson, Dr Karyn Boundy, Dr Aaron Tan and Dr YiZhong Zhuang. Go to Our Team for more information on each of our specialists, including their areas of interest.
Send your referral in the form of a clinical letter addressed to a specific neurologist.
Fax referrals to us on (08) 8243 2049 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Need more info?
If you'd like to discuss a complex or urgent clinical case with one of our specialists prior to referral, please do not hesitate to contact us on (08) 8243 0975.