Dr Ravindra Urkude

Dr Ravi Urkude is an experienced neurologist and neurophysiologist. He has a passion for the delivery of high quality neurology and neurophysiology services. His speciality areas include neuromuscular disease, epilepsy, central and peripheral nervous system infection, dementia and Guillain-Barré Syndrome.

Trained in India he subsequently undertook research in CNS infection and a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology in Singapore. He has extensive international experience developed in India, Bahrain and most recently Australia. Since 2011 he has been a consultant neurologist at The Townsville Hospital as well as a Lecturer at the College of Medicine and Dentistry at James Cook University.




Specialist Qualifications

  • Fellowship of Royal Australian College of Physicians
  • Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology (National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore)
  • DNB (Neurology) (National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India)
  • DM (Neurology) (Mumbai University, Mumbai, India)
  • MD (Internal Medicine) (Nagpur University, Nagpur, India)
  • MBBS (Nagpur University, Nagpur, India)


  • Member of State Wide Stroke Clinical Network
  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association
  • Australia and New Zealand Association of Neurologists (ANZAN)

 Selected Publications