Dr Andrew Gleason graduated in medicine with honours from the University of Sydney. After training in medicine, surgery, and general psychiatry, he completed advanced training in neuropsychiatry at Royal Melbourne Hospital, leading to Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 2012. He then qualified in old age psychiatry (psychogeriatrics) and was awarded the Trainee Prize for doctors sub-specialising in this discipline in Australasia. He is a Member of the Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry, the Faculty of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, and the Section of Neuropsychiatry of the RANZCP.
Dr Gleason co-authored a major psychiatry textbook, A Primer of Clinical Psychiatry, 2nd ed, and was awarded Membership of the Melbourne Medical School Academy of Clinical Teachers for his contributions to medical student education in 2013.
He currently runs the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre psychopharmacology stream and is Head of Aged Psychiatry Research at Alfred Health. He is principal investigator in a number of clinical trials of new therapies for Alzheimer’s disease. Dr Gleason is also a Senior Specialist in Neuropsychiatry at the Victorian Statewide Progressive Neurological Disease Service at Calvary Healthcare Bethlehem. He runs an outreach clinic for people with Huntington’s disease in Northern Tasmania.
In terms of private practice, Dr Gleason has a particular interest in liaison psychiatry to physical rehabilitation settings. He is available for consults to inpatients at Epworth Brighton, Cabrini Brighton, and Cabrini Malvern Hospitals. Please note that due to his substantial public hospital commitments, he does not do private outpatient clinic consultations at this time.