Doctor Michael Eller
Consulting: St Kilda Rd, Fitzroy
Dr Michael Eller is a highly qualified neurologist with subspecialty training in headache neurology and movement disorders. He also maintains an interest in indigenous health and tropical medicine. He has previously worked as a visiting specialist at Monash Medical Centre and Royal Darwin Hospital. He currently consults at Monash Neurology.
In 2003 he completed a degree in medicine from the University of Sydney. Prior to this he completed a Bachelor of Science as well as much of a Bachelor of Arts with interests in archaeology and neuroscience. Postgraduate training was conducted at Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Darwin Hospital and The Alfred Hospital. Subsequent neurology training was undertaken at Monash Medical Centre and the Alfred Hospital after which he was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal Australian College of Physicians. He completed a Movement Disorder Fellowship at the Alfred Hospital. In 2009 he worked as a doctor in Vunapope, Papua New Guinea, with Australian Volunteers International.
In 2012-2014 he was on faculty at University California San Francisco, attached to the UCSF Headache Centre under Professor Peter Goadsby. He conducted clinical and functional neuroimaging research in this capacity, as well as maintaining a headache clinic.
Dr Eller has published several clinical and scientific papers in high quality peer reviewed medical journals. His published topics include progressive supranuclear palsy, the use if biomarkers in parkinsonism, the utility of imaging in headache, the trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias, and visual snow. He has several papers generated from his time at UCSF awaiting submission or publication.
Dr Eller specialises in the management of headache disorders such as migraine and trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias (TACs) such as cluster headache. This includes the administration of botulinum toxin for migraine and greater occipital nerve block for migraine and the TACs. Dr Eller also specialises in the management of movement disorders such as Parkinson disease, essential tremor, progressive supranuclear palsy, multi-system atrophy, dystonia and other neurodegenerative disorders. He also manages other general neurological disorders such as vertigo, cognitive problems, multiple sclerosis, neuropathy and epilepsy.