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Dr Timothy Steel, Neurosurgeon - Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Dr Timothy Steel, Neurosurgeon - Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

MBBS (Sydney University), FRACS
St Vincent's and Concord Hospitals Sydney

Sydney NSW 2010

Dr Timothy Steel is a neurosurgeon who specialises in minimally invasive spine surgery and brain surgery.

Current Positions
- Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon - St Vincent's Hospital
- Consultant Neurosurgeon and Head of Department - Concord Hospital
- Supervisor of Spine Surgery Fellowship Training
- Senior Lecturer (Conjoint) - University of New South Wales More....


Health news

Cancer-like retina could lead to new treatments

Cancer-like retina could lead to new treatments

Eye surgeons at the University of Adelaide have discovered that the retina in human eyes uses energy in a very similar way to cancer, which could lead to improved understanding of cancers as well as eye disease such as macular degeneration.  More...

Understanding the impact of parents' mental illness

Understanding the impact of parents' mental illness

Research from the University of Adelaide has found that the children of parents suffering from an emotionally unstable form of personality disorder are at risk of developing behavioural and emotional issues but the children can also be protected from experiencing similar difficulties to their parents.  More...

Time spent in childcare centres linked with poor behaviour

Time spent in childcare centres linked with poor behaviour

The study found that children who spend longer in centre-based childcare are more likely to be hyperactive, disruptive and aggressive at school age, however, were less likely to be withdrawn, anxious or depressed.  More...

The role of sclerostin in bone disease

The role of sclerostin in bone disease

The Centre for Orthopaedic & Trauma Research are investigating the underlying processes that affect bone growth and remodelling, with potential benefit in the treatment of a range of bone diseases.  More...

Government moves to cut drowning deaths

Government moves to cut drowning deaths

The Australian Government is providing $4 million across five years to the Royal Life Saving Society Australia part of a $15 million package to cut drowning deaths across the nation.  More...

2014 World Indigenous Conferences in Cairns Australia

2014 World Indigenous Conferences in Cairns Australia

Book now: 2014 World Indigenous Domestic Violence Conference:8th - 10th December 2014, World Indigenous Health Conference: 15th- 17th December in Cairns, Queensland, Australia.  More...

New guidelines to help families impacted by stillbirth

New guidelines to help families impacted by stillbirth

In a project funded by the Stillbirth Foundation Australia, researchers at the Joanna Briggs Institute have conducted a review of worldwide research into how families experience care provided by healthcare professionals after stillbirth.  More...

Uni of Adelaide to open new dental clinic for the community

Uni of Adelaide to open new dental clinic for the community

The University of Adelaide will open its own dental clinic for the local community as part of its School of Dentistry.  More...

Prime health links


- Authoritative information from National Library of Medicine (USA).

Department of Health and Ageing - Australian Federal Government portal.

HealthInsite - access to quality information about health.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet - the health of Indigenous Australians.

National Rural Health Alliance - working to improve the health of Australians living in rural and remote areas.

Health Translations Directory - a Victorian State Government resource for consumers and health professionals.