Neurosurgeons trained in Australia are Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and use the postnominals F.R.A.C.S. Specialties within neurosurgery include brain surgery, spinal surgery, cerebrovascular/endovascular surgery, functional neurosurgery, peripheral nerve surgery, pain neurosurgery, paediatric neurosurgery and oncology.
In 2009 there were 172 specialists working in neurosurgery, as their main specialty of practice. (AIHW 2011. Medical labour force 2009. AIHW bulletin no. 89. Cat. no. AUS 138. Canberra: AIHW))
The Neurosurgical Society of Australasia is the professional association of neurosurgeons.
This category lists neurosurgeons practicing in Australia.
MBBS (Sydney University), FRACS
St Vincent's and Concord Hospitals Sydney
Sydney, NSW 2010Dr Timothy Steel is a neurosurgeon who specialises in minimally invasive spine surgery and brain surgery.
- 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
Western Australian Neuroscience Research Institute
Nedlands, WA 6009
SUBIACO, WA 6904
MB BS, FRACS (Neurosurgery), BMedSci
Director of Epworth Neurosciences Clinical Institute
Richmond, VIC 3121
MB BS (Hons), FRACS
Richmond, VIC 3121
Staff Specialist Neurosurgeon - Canberra Hospital
Assoc. Prof., Australian National University Medical School
Forrest, ACT 2603Mayo Clinic-trained neurosurgeon. Dr Khurana has an advanced Neurosurgery Fellowship in cerebral vascular and tumour microsurgery from the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. He has worked at Royal Melbourne Hospital for 2 years as a visiting Attending Neurosurgeon.
Neurosurgeon and Endovascular Neurosurgeon
Camperdown, NSW 2050
MBBS (Hons), FRACS
Northern Brain+Spine Surgery
St Leonards, NSW 2065
MD PhD FRACS
Liverpool, NSW 2170
Specialist Spine Surgeon & Neurosurgeon
St Leonards, NSW 2065An Australian neurosurgeon in the North Shore of Sydney specialising in surgery of the spine. Dr Ball works in the Department of Neurosurgery and the Spinal Injuries Unit at the Royal North Shore Hospital. He also cares for patients at the North Shore Private Hospital.