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Dr Alan WrightMBChB, MD (Distinction), FRACP, Neurologist

Areas of Specialisation

I have undertaken subspecialty fellowships in a variety of areas of neurology including movement disorders, cognitive neurology and neuromuscular disease. My expertise encompasses the broad range of neurological diseases with interests in headache, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, Parkinson's disease, etc. My practice involves all areas of adult neurology.

Specialist Training

  • Internal Medicine and Neurology Training, Dunedin Public Hospital 1985 - 1991
  • Research Doctorate, University of Otago 1991 - 1993
  • Peripheral Nerve Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA 1993 - 1994
  • Australasian Registrar, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London 1994 - 1995
  • Neurology Fellowships, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA (involving movement disorders, cognitive neurology, EMG, stroke, multiple sclerosis, etc) 1995 - 1998

Positions and Memberships

Current Position

  • Consultant Neurologist, Marinoto Clinic
  • Consultant Neurologist, Dunedin Public Hospital
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Otago

Other positions, Specialist Society Memberships and Awards

  • Fulbright Travel Scholarship
  • Nuffield Travel Scholarship
  • Member of Neurological Association of New Zealand
  • Member of American Academy of Neurology
  • Member of Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists
  • Member of Association of British Neurologists
  • Member of Peripheral Nerve Society
  • Member of Movement Disorder Society

Information on fees is available on Phone: (03) 467 2635.

Contact Details

Address Suite 19
Marinoto Clinic
72 Newington Avenue
Dunedin
Telephone (03) 467 2635
Fax (03) 467 2389