55 Hills Street, Gosford NSW | Suite C4, Kanwal Medical Complex, Kanwal NSW 02 4323 6077

Our staff

Robert Heard BSc (Hons), MB BS, MD, FRCP, FRACP, FAAN, FRSM

Professor Heard was born in Western Australia and educated in the UK. He studied in Oxford, London and Sydney. He trained in clinical neurophysiology at Westmead Hospital and his first consultant appointment was as staff specialist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney. He has published more than 100 research papers in journals including Nature, Nature Genetics, Lancet Neurology, J Immunology and NEJM. He is a Committee Member of ANZAN Asia Pacific. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and American Neurological Association,a Fellow and Australian Advisory Member for the Royal College of Physicians (UK) and an examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine in The University of Sydney and The University of Newcastle. More

He is in clinical practice on the NSW Central Coast and is a Visiting Neurologist and Neurophysiologist at Gosford and Wyong Hospitals and Gosford Private Hospital. He is an honorary consultant at Westmead Hospital.

Dianne Adamek BSc, RN

Dianne is both a nurse and a scientist. She has worked at Royal North Shore, Royal Prince Alfred and Lidcombe Hospitals in both capacities before becoming senior neurophysiology technician in our laboratories. As a scientist she obtains the best possible data from the tests we conduct, and as a nurse she cares for our patients during the procedures.


Lisa Pollard &
Kimberley Millard

Both highly experienced medical specialist secretaries, Lisa and Kimberley will keep you informed about your visit to Prof Heard and the Brain & Nerve labs. They will be able to explain our booking procedures, payment and reimbursement options and be available to answer your queries by phone or email.