MBBS(Hons), MScOptom, BMedSci, FRACP

Associate Professor Neil Shuey originally trained in optometry, completing a Master’s Degree at the University of Melbourne and working for a year as a volunteer to the St John Ophthalmic Hospital in Jerusalem. He graduated in Medicine from the University of Tasmania in 2002 with First Class Honours, before completing physician training as a neurologist. He has completed two fellowships in Neuro- Ophthalmology, at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (RVEEH) in Melbourne, and at the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust in the UK. Neil is currently a consultant neurologist and former Head of the Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinic at the RVEEH, and also the Head of the Neuro-Immunology Clinic at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne. He also has admitting rights at St Vincent’s Private Hospital. His clinical interests include Neuro-Ophthalmology, Multiple Sclerosis and related disorders in Neuro-Immunology, and Vestibular disorders. He is a principal investigator for a number of clinical trials for Multiple sclerosis (MS), Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD), and Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (NAION). He has published across these fields of interest, and is heavily involved in teaching to a variety of health care professionals and students. He has also participated in teaching Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowships through the charity “Sight for All” in programs in Vietnam and Myanmar.


Bachelor of Science (Optometry), 1992

Master of Science (Optometry), 1995

Bachelor of Medical Science, 2001

Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery (Hons), 2002

Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP), 2010