Dr David Abernethy - Neurologist



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.

Specialist Training:

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


MB ChB 1979 Otago; FRACP 1990

Title or Designation

Neurologist - Clinical Lead, Neurosurgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

16 April 1981

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

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Contact Details

Dr David Abernethy - Neurologist is available at the following services:

Private Services

Dr David Abernethy - Neurologist

This service is available at the following location:

Wakefield Specialist Medical Centre, 99 Rintoul Street, Newtown, Wellington

Public Services

Capital & Coast DHB Neurology Service

This service is available at the following location:

Wellington Hospital - Nga Puna Waiora

Phone (04) 806 0992 - Booking Centre
Please call this number if you wish to enquire about an appointment