Dr Alvaro Cervera – Rheumatologist
Dr Alvaro Cervera is a Consultant Neurologist working at Royal Darwin Hospital. He works as a general neurologist with a main interest in stroke. Other interests are migraine and other headaches, epilepsy, movement disorders and multiple sclerosis.
Dr Cervera completed his medical studies at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, in 1996. He trained to be a Neurologist at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Spain, in 2001. Later, he performed stroke fellowships at the same hospital and in Austin Hospital, Melbourne, in 2008. In addition, he got his Ph.D. studying the effect of anticoagulation and the inflammatory responses after acute ischemic injuries in 2007. Other complementary studies are a Diploma in Design and Statistics in Health Sciences and a Graduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Since 2009 he has worked as a Neurology Consultant in Spain (Hospital Clinic of Barcelona) and the United Kingdom (East Sussex NHS Trust and Southmead Hospital in Bristol). He moved to Darwin in September 2017.
He is Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and Fellow of the European Stroke Organization, Also, he is member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists, Spanish Neurology Society, and World Stroke Organization. He has multiple publications, mainly in the stroke field, and published abstract in numerous international meetings.