Dr Alessandro (Alex) Fois

Dr Alessandro Fois, Neurologist

Dr Fois received his medical degree from Oxford University and has completed his postgraduate training in Cambridge (Addenbrooke’s Hospital) and Sydney (Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital and Westmead Hospital). He has completed the Movement Disorders Fellowship at Westmead Hospital and is continuing his association with Westmead as a PhD researcher funded by a grant from the Brain Foundation and an NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship. His research is focused on tremor, and he has authored several publications and book chapters on the subject of tremor and movement disorders. He is a Clinical Lecturer at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK), and also holds membership of the Australian & New Zealand Association of Neurologists, the American Academy of Neurology, the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, the Movement Disorder Society of Australia and New Zealand, and the Australian and New Zealand Headache Society. He also sits on the Royal Australasian College of Physicians NSW/ACT Regional Committee. 

His interests include movement disorders (such as Parkinson’s disease, tremor, and dystonia), headache, the use of botulinum toxin for the treatment of neurological problems, and general neurology.