Meet Dr Alison Richardson

Dr Alison Richardson is a Neurologist in Cape Town, South Africa. She practices from Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital in the Central Business District of the City and has a special interest in movement disorders, botox and sleep disorders. Dr Richardson is a member of the Health Professionals Council of South Africa, as well as the Neurological Association of South Africa.

She began her career at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, and after completing her MBChB in 2005, she completed her Fellowship in Neurology at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2014. Her undergraduate time was spent in Johannesburg at Chris Hani Baragwaneth hospital, Johannesburg General hospital and Helen Joseph hospital.

In 2015, Dr Alison Richardson opened her private Neurology practice at Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, where she assists patients with a range of conditions, including the diagnosis and treatment of migraine, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and neuromusculoskeletal disorders. She is also involved with patients who have Road Accident Fund case applications, as well as sleep studies.

Dr Alison Richardson is a frequent keynote speaker and speaks on a wide range of subjects for talks at Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital. She also speaks at events for Psychiatrists and General Practitioners.