Dr Will Lee

Consulting: St Kilda Rd, Knox, Box Hill

Dr Will Lee is a specialist neurologist with interests in movement and neurodegenerative disorders as well as headache and general neurology. He is a visiting neurologist at Eastern Health, Epworth Eastern Hospital, Knox Private Hospital and Cabrini Health.

Dr Lee completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Melbourne in 2003. His post-graduate training in internal medicine and subsequent specialisation in neurology were undertaken at the Austin and Alfred hospitals. In 2011, he completed the Movement Disorders Fellowship at the Alfred Hospital and was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. In 2012, he was awarded the prestigious Movement Disorder Society of Australia Research Fellowship. He went on to complete the Doctor of Medical Science at the University of Melbourne in 2019, examining novel methods of symptom measurement in Parkinson’s Disease.

Dr Lee specialises in the management of movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, progressive supranuclear palsy, multiple system atrophy, dystonia and other neurodegenerative disorders. He offers comprehensive management of advanced Parkinson’s disease including the use of apomorphine and Duodopa®, as well as deep brain stimulation programming. He is also skilled in the injectable treatments for chronic migraine, cervical dystonia, focal dystonia, blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, bruxism and temporomandibular joint disorder. He currently leads the Movement Disorders Program and Dystonia Injection Clinic at the Box Hill Hospital and Wantirna Health. He also manages other general neurological problems including headache, vertigo, stroke and cognitive disorders.

Maintaining an active interest in clinical research, Dr Lee has published a number of scientific papers in high-quality peer-reviewed medical journals examining topics such as motor and non-motor symptom measurement in Parkinson’s Disease, cognitive assessment in Parkinsonian disorders, stroke/TIA evaluation and the assessment of vertigo. His current research focus is on Parkinson’s disease, particularly in the areas of epidemiology, non-motor symptoms and rehabilitation.

Dr Lee offers consultation in English and Cantonese.