Doctor Katherine Buzzard
BSc (Hons) MBBS PhD FRACP
Consulting: Box Hill
Dr Katherine Buzzard completed her BSc (Hons) and a PhD in cancer biology at the Peter Mac Callum Cancer Institute before embarking on her medical degree at The University of Melbourne, graduating with honours in 2005. Dr Buzzard undertook her neurology specialty training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Alfred Hospital before being awarded the ANZAN overseas fellowship to the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square London, United Kingdom. She has completed subspecialty fellowships in multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology. Dr Buzzard worked with Associate Professor Stephen Reddel at Concord Hospital in Sydney, where she gained valuable experience managing patients with complex neuroimmunological conditions including myasthenia gravis. She was also a Neurologist at the Multiple Sclerosis clinic at the Brain Mind Research Institute in Sydney.
Dr Buzzard returned to her home city of Melbourne in Feb 2015. She is currently working as a Consultant Neurologist at Eastern Health, The Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute. Dr Buzzard holds an academic appointment at the Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, and is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at The University of Melbourne. Her current research involves the development of an international observational database for patients with neuroimmunological diseases.
Dr Buzzard practices as a general neurologist with particular interests in the areas of multiple sclerosis and other neuroimmunological disease such as myasthenia gravis, neuromyelitis optica and neurosarcoidosis.