Date: 31 July 2024
Time: 7:00pm
Topic: Managing the complications/symptoms of MS
Speaker: Dr Dion Craig Opperman

Dr Dion Craig Opperman

Fellow of the College of Neurologists of South Africa (FC Neurol) by peer review since 2008. 
MMed dissertation on Myotonic Dystrophy
Clinical Trials:
We took part in various clinical trials including: Alnitidan, Aricept, SP511, Lamictin, Elitriptan, Zomitriptan, Topiramate (for migraine prophylaxis), Epilepsy, 3 Migraine trials, Devco D.


Specific Fields of Interest:
  • Multiple Sclerosis 
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Dystonia (I run a Botox clinic for dystonia)
  • Headache
  • Epilepsy
  • Peripheral Neurology (Nerve Conductions and EMG) 
Co-author: Giampaolo, D, Bhigjee, A, Retief, C, Isaacs, M, Britz, M, Opperman, D, Govender, R, & van Rensburg, M (2013). Guideline for the diagnosis and management of multiple sclerosis: A Southern African perspective. South African Medical Journal, 103(9), 670-691.