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
Keyhole Neurosurgery St Vincent's Hospital
Neurosurgeon & Spine Surgeon Melbourne
Fitzroy, VIC 3056Dr David Oehme MBBS (Hons) PhD FRACS is a highly qualified neurosurgeon and spine surgeon. He is extensively trained in the management and treatment of complex spine conditions and brain tumours, with a strong focus on minimally invasive surgery and keyhole techniques. David specialises in the treatment of back pain, sciatica, degenerative diseases of the spine and brain tumours.
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
Neurosurgeon and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeon
North Sydney, NSW 2060Dr Pope provides Consulting & Operative services in brain and spine disorders: General Spinal Surgery; Complex Instrumented Spine Surgery; Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery; Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery; Artificial Disc Replacement; Brain & Pituitary Tumours; Neuroendoscopy; Hydrocephalus; and Peripheral Nerve Surgery.
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.
Appointments in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Batehaven/NSW South Coast.
Neurosurgeon and Endovascular Neurosurgeon
Camperdown, NSW 2050
MD PhD FRACS
Liverpool, NSW 2170