Education & training
BE(Hons), ME, PhD, FACPSEM, FIPENZ, FAIMBE, FInstP, FIEEE
A neurologist is a specialist who diagnoses and treats conditions of the brain, spinal cord and nerves such as neurological disorders (Parkinson's disease and motor neurone disease), degenerative disorders that affect thinking ability (Alzheimer's disease), brain or spinal injuries, infections of the nervous systems (meningitis or brain abscesses), headaches and migraines, seizures and epilepsy, strokes and aneurysms (bleeding in the brain). General practitioner treats patients of all ages from newborn babies to elderly people. GP have an important role to play in the management of acute care, chronic diseases and the treatment of patients with multiple health conditions. General practitioner (GP) treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment. Another important part of the work of a GP is preventative medicine and health promotion, include child immunisation and lifestyle modification.
- Practice name New Zealand Brain Research Institute
- Address 66 Stewart St, Christchurch 8011
- Suburb or City Christchurch, NZ