Dr Julian Rodrigues completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Western Australia Medical School and was then admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He undertook further training in the sub speciality field of Movement Disorders in WA, including botulinum toxin therapy, electrophysiology and deep brain stimulation (DBS). Further experience with DBS was obtained at large volume centres in Sydney, Brisbane and Kiel (Germany).
Dr Rodrigues has a particular interest in Parkinson ’s disease, tremor, deep brain stimulation for movement disorders, neurophysiology, and botulinum toxin therapy for a range of medical disorders.
As part of his clinical and research work Dr Rodrigues has published several articles in scientific journals, presented at various national and international meetings and written a Parkinson’s Disease manual for Australian GPs.
Dr Rodrigues remains actively involved in promoting awareness of neurological diseases and clinical research via media interviews, presentations to community groups including schools, patient support groups and science promotion events. He is a past council member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists, past Secretary of the Movement Disorder Society of Australia, and a member of various advisory boards in the field of Movement Disorders.