A/Prof Andrew Neal
MBBS PhD FRACP
A/Prof Andrew Neal is a neurologist and epilepsy specialist. He is the Director of Epilepsy at Alfred Hospital, one of Australia’s leading epilepsy units.
Andrew completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Melbourne and undertook neurology and epilepsy training at Royal Melbourne and St Vincent’s Hospitals. Andrew subsequently completed a 12 month epilepsy fellowship in France where gained expertise in intracranial EEG (stereo-EEG) and epilepsy surgery. Andrew now leads the Stereo-EEG program at Alfred Hospital. He is also involved in local and national epilepsy teaching programs for neurologists and junior doctors.
Andrew is actively involved in epilepsy research and holds the position of Associate Professor of Epileptology at Monash University’s Department of Neuroscience. He completed a PhD in 2018 examining tumour associated epilepsy at Melbourne University. Andrew has published research papers in leading neurology journals and has presented at international and national conferences. He currently supervises PhD students undertaking epilepsy projects. Andrew leads the Stereo-EEG Clinical-Research Program at Monash University.
Andrew cares for a wide range of adult patients with seizures, from those who have had a single episode (that may or may not be a seizure) to those with complex epilepsy. He has a subspecialty interest in managing patients with drug resistant epilepsy being considered for epilepsy surgery and those with brain tumour associated epilepsy