Dr Carmela Sales

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Dr Carmela Sales

Dr. Carmela Sales

Neurologist

Dr. Carmela Sales  received her fellowship to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2022. After completing her medical degree from the University of the Philippines in 2012, she continued specializing in Neurology in Australia. She finished her clinical and research fellowship in multiple sclerosis and neuro-oncology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in February 2023. She also underwent training in stroke at The Canberra and Calvary Hospital in 2021. She was also a neurology registrar at Western Health in Melbourne, Australia. She currently holds memberships in multiple neurology organizations, including the Stroke Society of Australia, Epilepsy Society of Australia, American Academy of Neurology, and the Philippine Neurological Association. 

Dr. Sales is a consultant neurologist at the Calvary Public Hospital. She advocates for optimal care for neurology patients, particularly those with stroke, multiple sclerosis, and those who develop neurologic complications from cancer and cancer therapies. Her other interests include headache and epilepsy.

On top of her clinical practice, Dr. Sales is also a passionate and accomplished medical researcher who has published several papers on stroke, general neurology, and neuro-oncology, among others. She also imparts her expertise on neurology by teaching medical students and junior medical staff. She continues to attend regular professional development activities hosted by several organizations to keep abreast of the state-of-the-art knowledge and skills in neurology.