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Dr David Abernethy


Specialist training

David trained in Wellington and at the Royal Free Hospital, London, in peripheral nerve and muscle disorders.

About David Abernethy

David Abernethy trained in neurology at Wellington Hospital, and at the Royal Free Hospital London, where he did research in the biology of peripheral nerve with Prof PK Thomas. He is senior lecturer in neurology at the University of Otago, Wellington, and clinical leader of neurology and stroke at Wellington Hospital. His main interests are in general neurology, neuromuscular disease, fostering effective medical student clinical education and in provision of inpatient and outpatient neurology consultation and stroke services.