B.Med (University of Newcastle), PhD (University of Melbourne), FRACP (Neurology), FAAHMS.
Professor Parsons is an internationally recognised leader in Stroke Medicine, and a highly sought-after speaker, instructor and mentor, both nationally and internationally, in all aspects of clinical Neuroscience. He has just been appointed as the inaugural Professor of Medicine and Neurology at UNSW South Western Sydney Clinical School. He was most recently the Royal Melbourne Hospital Professorial Chair of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, and the Director of the Department of Neurology, Royal Melbourne Hospital. He is also a Conjoint Professor of Neurology at University of Newcastle. He also is a Visiting Professor at Fudan University, Shanghai. In recognition of his academic achievements, Professor Parsons was admitted to as a Fellow to the prestigious Australian Academy of Health and Medical Scientists.
Despite his academic achievements, Professor Parsons is first and foremost a clinician, and previously had a busy private practice Consulting in Neurology in Maitland, NSW (his home-town), and subsequently then in Melbourne. He is delighted to have joined Sydney Neurointerventional Specialists. Although he has special interests in Stroke, and Concussion, he is happy to consult on any neurological problem.