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Dr Michael Hayman

  • Consultant Paediatric NeurologistNeuro - Hayman Michael

    Biographical Sketch

    Dr Hayman trained in Paediatrics, prior to sub-specialising in Paediatric Neurology. His Neurology training took place at the Royal Children's Hospital, Monash Medical Centre and Austin and Repatriation Medical Centres, in Melbourne. He subsequently travelled to Vancouver, Canada, to undertake further training, as a Fellow in Paediatric Neurology, University of British Columbia, British Columbia's Children's Hospital.
    Since returning to Australia he has taken up appointments as a Paediatric Neurologist at several Teaching Hospitals including the Royal Children's Hospital and Monash Medical Centre. He also has appointments at Cabrini Medical Centre and Ballarat Base Hospital. As well as consulting at the Royal Children's Hospital, Monash Neurology and Cabrini Medical Centre, he also visits Frankston, Warragul and Ballarat.

    Clinical Interests 

    Clinical interests within paediatric neurology include epilepsy, headache, developmental delay and tic disorders.
    Dr Hayman has a special interest in neonatal neurology.
    He has expertise in reporting electroencephalogram studies (EEG's).

    Research Interests 

    Dr Hayman has been involved in a number of clinically-oriented research studies (see below).
    Most recently, he has been involved in a follow-up study of a group of neonates who suffered perinatal brain injury, examining the correlation between the findings on postnatal cerebral magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy and subsequent clinical outcome.

    Selected publications 

    1. Hayman M, Scheffer IE, Chinvarun Y, Berlangieri SU, Berkovic SF:  Autosomal Dominant Nocturnal Frontal Lobe Epilepsy: Demonstration of Focal Frontal Onset and Intrafamilial Variation.  Neurology 1997;49:969-975.

    2. Hayman M, Harvey AS, Hopkins IJ, Kornberg AJ, Coleman LT, Shield, LK:  Paroxysmal Tonic Upgaze - A Reappraisal of Outcome.  Annals of Neurology 1998; 43:514-520.

    3. Hayman M, Roland EH, Hill A:  Newborn Radial Nerve Palsy: Report of 4 Cases and Review of the Literature.  Pediatric Neurology 1999;21:648-651. 

    4. Hayman M, Hendson G, Poskitt K and Connolly MB:  Post-Varicella Angiopathy: Report of a Case with Pathological Correlation.  Pediatric Neurology 2001;24:387-9. 

    Contact information  

    Phone:(03) 9345 5661 
    Fax:(03) 9345 5977
    Mailing address:Dept. Of Neurology, 
    Royal Children's Hospital,
    Flemington Rd, Parkville 3052