Dr Nicholas Crump

MBBS University of Melbourne
Fellow Royal Australasian College of Physicians

 

Dr Nicholas Crump is a Neurologist and Clinical Neurophysiologist. As a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Nicholas completed Neurology training, in particular with subspecialty training in Neurophysiology and Electrodiagnostic medicine, achieving the highest level of qualifications under the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologist (ANZAN

) guidelines for neurophysiology.  He offers subspecialty training, qualifications and experience in:

  • General neurological disorders
  • Immune mediated and inflammatory conditions that affect the brain spinal cord nerves and muscles
  • Common neurological conditions such as migraine, epilepsy and Parkinsons disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Peripheral neuropathies muscle diseases and Myasthenia Gravis
  • Routine nerve conduction studies and EMG, seeing patients requiring both a consult and NCS/EMG in a comprehensive single session

As a Physician, Nick collates information from patient history, physical examination, x-ray and conduction test results to determine an accurate diagnosis.  Nerve conduction studies record and analyse electrical impulses between muscles and nerves to diagnose evaluate and treat neuromuscular musculoskeletal and nervous system disorders.

Professional Appointments

Private Practice Northern Neuroloy Services July 2014 – current Neurologist and Clinical Neurophysiologist
Suite 4.1, 10 Martin Street, Heidelberg
Austin Hospital Heidelberg (current appointment) Consultant Neurologist and NeurophysiologistSupervisor of Neurophysiology FellowsConsultant in Neuroimmunology Clinic (MS)

Professional Memberships

  • Member of Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists (ANZAN)
  • Associate Member of American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
  • Associate Member of American Association of Neuromuscular and Electro diagnostic Medicine (AANEM)

Publications and Research

  • MS Research, Austin Health Active roles as co-investigator or primary investigator as part of multicentre drug trials, local research into nocturia in MS patients and fampridine for gait improvement.
  • Crump N, Talman P & Gates P. What defines an effective stroke unit? Editorial Internal Medicine Journal 2005; 35 (8); 443-445
  • Crump N, Kempster P & Peverill R. Reversible cardiomyopathy associated with interferon beta-1b use in multiple sclerosis. Abstract, ANZAN ASM 2007
  • Current case reports submitted for publication: Copper deficiency myelopathy, sciatic neuropathies after prolonged “frog-legged” positioning.

Professional Profile

St Vincent’s Hospital 2008-2010
Fitzroy, Victoria Australia
Consultant Neurologist and Neurophysiologist


Monash Medical Centre 2006

Clayton, Victoria Australia
Neurology Registrar (core training position, 2nd year)


St Vincent’s Hospital 2000-2001, 2003-2004

Fitzroy, Victoria Australia
Hospital Medical Officer Years 1-3 (Medical Resident and Medical Registrar Year 1 – accredited training under auspices of RACP

Austin Hospital 2007
Heidelberg, Victoria Australia
Neuroimmunology and Neurophysiology Fellow (non core training position 3rd year)

 

Geelong Hospital 2005
Geelong, Victoria Australia
Neurology Registrar (core training position, 1st year)


Midland Regional Hospital February – July 2002
Portlaoise, Republic of Ireland Medical Senior House Medical Officer

 

Education

Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Physicians December 2007
Successful completion of written and clinical components of the FRACP exam in 2004
Completion of Advanced Training in Neurology 2007
Maintenance of Fellowship through meeting RACP CME requirements

University of Melbourne 1993-1999
Parkville Campus and St. Vincent’s and Geelong Hospitals Clinical School, Victoria
Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery course

University of Melbourne 1998
The PACE Clinic, Mental Health Services for Kids and Youth, Parkville, Victoria
Completed project entitled “Developmental risk factors in the prediction of psychosis in at-risk young people” to satisfy the requirements of Bachelor of Medical Science course

 

Interests and Activities

  • Member of Amnesty International, and active participant in Health Network which takes action in defence of prisoners who are tortured, facing the death penalty, or with health concerns and, health professionals who are held as political prisoners or prisoners of conscience
  • Member of Melbourne Cricket Club and North Melbourne Football Club
  • Fatherhood and family
  • Yoga, cooking, wine, theatre, live music, reading, travel, politics, computers and technology, movies.

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