Dr Naeem Brey is an adult neurologist based at Mediclinic Constantiaberg in Cape Town, South Africa.
His interests include neuro-immunology, vascular neurology as well as clinical neurology & electrophysiology. He is experienced in managing patients with movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s Disease, dystonia and hemifacial spasm. He is skilled in the medical and botox treatments of these conditions. He has a particular interest in strokes and is prominently involved in professional bodies dedicated to the treatment and support of stroke patients.
After receiving his bachelor’s (MBChB) degree from the University of Cape Town in 2003, he obtained a diploma in HIV Management (HIV Man. Dip) from the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa (CMSA) in 2006. He went on earn a Fellowship of the CMSA’s College of Neurologists in 2013 before obtaining his master’s (MMed) degree from Stellenbosch University.
His extensive experience includes work at various medical institutions, including the academic hospitals in Cape Town.
He began a long and fruitful association with Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University, as a Neurology Registrar in 2010. Before leaving in 2023, he was a consultant in the division of neurology neurologist at the hospital. He lectured, tutored and participated in research and clinical trials. He was instrumental in setting up the Tygerberg Stroke Unit, which he headed since its inception. Dr Brey has assisted several other hospitals to improve their stroke services and to create their own stroke units.
He is a keen educator and has utilised his love of technology to making thought-provoking, and memorable lectures. He has also worked with the College of Neurology as an examiner and a convenor. As a lecturer and examiner for the University of Stellenbosch, he has lectured thousands of medical students, numerous neurology and medical registrars, as well as many clinicians on global platforms.
He has served as National Facilitator for the Stroke Steering Committee since 2020 and as an executive member of the South African Stroke Society since 2015.
Now at Mediclinic Constantiaberg, Dr Brey’s wealth of knowledge and experience is at the disposal of neurology patients in the Cape Town Southern Suburbs and beyond. He describes the facility as one of the best of its kind in the Western Cape and looks forward to bolstering that reputation by helping to make it a centre for excellence in neurology.
Mediclinic Constantiaberg, Suite G11, Burnham Rd, Plumstead, Cape Town, 7800