Assoc. Professor Dr Ramesh Sahathevan



Victoria Doncaster East, Kew, Toorak
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Ramesh Sahathevan is a consultant neurologist.

He is happy to see all neurology patients and has a special interest in the acute care of patients with stroke, and in the primary and secondary prevention of stroke. Ramesh also has an interest in neurological issues of the elderly, especially in the diagnosis of management of dementia and delirium.

Ramesh is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, and was conferred a PhD by the University of Melbourne in 2013.

Most recently, Ramesh was appointed an Associate Professor by Deakin University, based at the Rural School of Medicine in Ballarat. He has held teaching positions with the National University of Malaysia, Australian National University and University of Melbourne.

He also remains actively involved in research and continues to be involved in national and international research trials. Ramesh is affiliated with the Global Burden of Disease Network and the Lancet Commission on Stroke in low and middle-income countries. He is a faculty member of the Lundbeck Foundation Neurotorium. He used to serve as a co-chair of the World Stroke Organization Education Committee.

Assoc. Professor Sahathevan accepts referrals in general neurology including headache/migraine, epilepsy, stroke, Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders, cognitive disorders and dementia, neurodegenerative disorders, neuropathies and neuromuscular disorders.

Ramesh is fluent in English, Bahasa Malaysia and Malay.