Professor Con Yiannikas is currently a Clinical Professor of Neurology at Sydney University, Senior Visiting Neurologist at the Concord Repatriation General Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital. He is director of Inner West Neurology a private centre with clinics specializing in neurophysiology, neuromuscular disease, multiple sclerosis, botulinum toxin and movement disorders.
Con did his clinical neurology training at Concord and Royal North Shore Hospitals Sydney and subsequently fellowships in clinical neurophysiology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital Boston between 1978 and 1983.
He has previously served as a member of the scientific program committee for the Australian Association of Neurologists and the Australian Movement Disorders Society (Chair 1993-4).
He was a member of the Clinical Neurophysiology sub-committee of the Australian Association of Neurologists and in 2006 founded the Sydney neurophysiology workshop.
He has a strong interest in education and provides postgraduate education in neurophysiology and botulinum toxin injection techniques. His research interests have included neurophysiological assessment of movement disorders, the clinical applications of Botulinum toxin, the origins of evoked potentials and their clinical application in addition to research in multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular diseases including motor neuron disease and inflammatory demyelinating neuropathies.