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Eastern Neurology was founded by Dr Steven Ng. It offers a comprehensive neurology practice specialising in the management of neurological conditions. Eastern Neurology’s main office is located on Level 3 of Ekera Medical Centre, which is located opposite Box Hill Hospital. The Ekera Centre provides a wide range of specialist, allied health, imaging and pathology services. The building has ample underground paid parking facilities with lift access to the suite. The professional suite is featured by modern design, spacious rooms and friendly staff. Medicare online claiming is available on site. Eastern Neurology aims to provide high quality, affordable, prompt and comprehensive neurological services.

Dr Steven Ng

Qualification: MBBS (Uni. Melb) MD (Uni. Melb) FRACP (Neurology)

Dr Steven Ng, the director of Eastern Neurology, has been serving the eastern suburbs since 2009. Dr Steven Ng has regular sessions at various rooms in the eastern suburbs including Lilydale, and Ringwood. Patients will be offered an appointment at the location of their choice.

Dr Steven Ng is a consultant neurologist who graduated in Year 2000 from University of Melbourne. In 2007, he obtained his doctorate degree in Medicine. He obtained his FRACP (Neurology) in 2008. He has experience in managing a wide range of neurological conditions. He has special interests in neuropathy, neuralgia, stroke, dementia, epilepsy, vertigo, migraine and Parkinson’s disease. Dr Ng’s services also include Nerve Conduction Studies and Botulinum toxin injection.

Dr Wai Foong Hooi

Dr Wai Foong Hooi (MBBS, MRCP, FRACP) is a movement disorders neurologist. He has expertise in managing Parkinson’s disease, tremors and dystonia, as well as other neurological conditions such as headache disorders, stroke and epilepsy. He is a licensed Botulinum toxin injector for cervical dystonia, hemifacial spasm, blepharospasm, post-stroke spasticity, hyperhidrosis and migraine.

Dr Hooi is a visiting consultant neurologist at Austin Hospital and Cabrini Hospital. He speaks fluent English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay.

Dr Simon Li

MBBS (Melb), B.MedSci (Melb), FRACP

Dr Simon Li is a consultant neurologist who provides clinical neurophysiology service (nerve conduction studies (NCS) and electromyography (EMG)) at Eastern Neurology. 

Dr Li undertook his undergraduate training at the University of Melbourne graduating in 2002, during which he was awarded the Thomas & Elizabeth Ross Scholarship by the Dean of Faculty of Medicine. He completed his physician and neurology training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) and Monash Medical Centre before further developing his subspecialty skills with 2 clinical fellowships in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy at RMH. He was awarded the UCB Pharma Clinical Scholarship at the 8th Asian Oceanian Epilepsy Congress to support his fellowships.  

Since 2010, he has been working as a consultant neurologist, clinical neurophysiologist & epileptologist across the inner Melbourne. His other active working locations include the RMH, Cabrini Private Hospital Malvern, John Fawkner Private Hospital, Melbourne Private Hospital, Brunswick Private Hospital, Comprehensive Neurological Care Victoria & Western Health. He was formerly the neurology specialty representative at the Melbourne Private Hospital between 2014-2018.

Dr Hue Mun Au Yong

MBBS (Hons), BMedSc, FRACP (Neurology)

Dr Hue Mun Au Yong is a consultant neurologist who has expertise in managing epilepsy and general neurological disorders. She undertook her undergraduate medical degree at the University of Melbourne and graduated with Honours in 2012. She subsequently completed Neurology physician training at Monash Medical Centre and the Northern Hospital.  Dr Au Yong is also trained in the subspecialty of epilepsy, having completed a two-year clinical fellowship in epilepsy at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Alfred Hospital. In addition to working in clinical neurology, Dr Au Yong is currently pursuing a PhD in epilepsy and cognition at Monash University.

Dr Au Yong is a consultant epileptologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, leading the First Seizure Clinic, and at the Alfred Hospital. She speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay.

Dr Jessie Chen

MBBS (Hons), BMedSc, FRACP (Neurology)

Graduating from The University of Melbourne in 2012, she completed her specialist training at Austin and Eastern Health before undertaking further subspecialty training in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuroimmunology at Austin Health and Concord Hospital (NSW) respectively. Dr. Chen is accredited to provide Level 2 NCS/EMG service (testing of muscle and nerve function). 

Her special interests include neurophysiology, neuroimmunology, and neuromuscular medicine, covering conditions such as multiple sclerosis, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, and myasthenia gravis. She also has expertise in managing general neurological disorders such as stroke and Parkinson’s disease.

She speaks English and Mandarin.