Dr. Salar Mcmodie, MD FRACP, is a Melbourne trained adult neurologist undertook his physician training and speciality neurology training in different Victorian hospitals, followed by fellowship year in movement disorders at The Alfred hospital.
During his fellowship year at Alfred Hospital he was actively involved as researcher and sub-investigator in different multicentre clinical trials and research projects in movement disorders, in particular, Parkinson’s disease and PSP. Salar has a special interest in treatment and management of advanced Parkinson’s Disease, Tremor, Dystonia, spasticity, gait/balance problems and Botulinium toxin injection for treatment of movement disorders. Additionally, he sees patients with other neurological problems including headache, epilepsy, vertigo, neuropathy, stroke and multiple sclerosis.
A compassionate physician, Dr.Mcmodie takes the time necessary to ensure each patient’s concerns are addressed and he takes a holistic approach to the care of his patients, especially in light of the interconnectedness of mind and brain, and how physical illness can have emotional consequences. He concerns himself not only with treating the physical illness, but also minimising its effect on a person’s social life, family and mental health.
Salar holds a public appointment at Northern Hospital and is Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Physicians(RACP), Australia New Zealand association Neurologists(ANZAN) and member of American Academy of Neurology(AAN) and International Parkinson and movement disorder society(MDS).
Salar ensures that patients see him in the first available time and offers short waiting times for new patients to see him for consultation. He can consult patients in English, Farsi/Persian and Kurdish.