Dr Polly Tsai MBBS FAFRM (RACP)
Level 1, St Andrews Place
33 North Street
Spring Hill 4000
07 3839 3688
07 3839 3588
Dr Polly Tsai is a Rehabilitation Physician at St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital with special interests in neuro and medical rehabilitation. Dr Tsai has recently joined Neurosciences Queensland as part of their multidisciplinary team who treat Parkinsons Disease, Essential Tremor and other movement disorders.
Dr Tsai graduated from Monash University in 1999. She completed her basic physician training at Princess Alexandra Hospital and subsequently underwent advanced training in rehabilitation medicine at various metropolitan hospitals in Brisbane.
Dr Tsai was awarded her Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, RACP in 2009. She is currently working as a visiting medical officer at The Wesley Hospital and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital.
Dr Tsai has been actively involved in Queensland branch of Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. She has previously served as the state training coordinator and honorary secretary at the branch committee. She regularly lectures medical students, rehabilitation trainees, and allied health team. She is an accredited training supervisor at the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Dr Tsai was awarded the Adrian Paul Prize for the best scientific paper presented at the annual scientific meeting of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. During her career in rehabilitation medicine to date, Dr Tsai has held a strong interest in brain and spinal cord related medical conditions, including interventions that may improve functional outcome. She remains active in her research and is participating in several international studies investigating the effectiveness of intensive exercise program and nocturnal CPAP on improving clinical outcome in tetraplegia patients. She has also presented several papers at the international and Australian rehabilitation conferences.