Dr Tejas Patel is a consultant general neurologist. He obtained is undergraduate medical degree in India prior to migrating to the Terra Australis, and underwent postgraduate neurology training in New South Wales. He has received advanced training and experience in movement disorders, neurophysiology, and stroke, having worked as a Stroke Fellow at Gosford Hospital and as a Movement Disorder Fellow at Royal North Shore Hospital. He has also trained and worked at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Nepean Hospital, Orange Base Hospital, and Concord Repatriation General Hospital.
He is passionate about improving services for the patients of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders in the Northern Beaches community. He is currently actively working through the administrative and logistic labyrinths to make device-aided therapies (such as Duodopa gel intestinal infusion and apomorphine therapies) for Parkinson’s disease available through the Northern Beaches Hospital, and will remain an integral stakeholder and service provider once these services are made available through the hospital. While he maintains these particular clinical interests, Tejas remains a committed general neurologist with a keen interest in assessing and managing all general neurological presentations. He performs comprehensive neurological assessments and is committed to ensuring optimal care for the patients and their carers. Besides English, he is fluent in Gujarati and Hindi.