Dr Peter Batchelor is a clinical neurologist with a sub-specialist interest in Parkinsons Disease, movement disorders and headache. He has a research interest in acute spinal cord injury and is the principle investigator on the ICED trial, a national study examining the effectiveness of immediate hypothermia and early surgery to improve outcomes after severe spinal cord injury. In addition to an active clinician, clinical teacher, higher degree supervisor and principle investigator on the ICED trial, Dr Batchelor is a Senior Lecturer at RMH. He is a member of the Australian Association of Neurologists, The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, the Spinal Cord Injury Network and the Australian Neuroscience Society.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Geelong

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Barwon Neurology

Suite 6.9 1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Special interests

  • Parkinsons Disease
  • Movement disorders


  • Acute spinal cord injury


  • MBBS

Professional Associations

  • RACP
  • SCIN
  • ANSN
The Institute focuses on neurology, neurosurgery and spinal surgery.