Neurosurgeons in Australia

Sydney Neurosurgeon

Dr. Brian Kenneth Owler is a prominent Australian Neurosurgeon. In May 2014, he was elected President of the Australian Medical Association. He has worked as a neurosurgeon for over 20 years, and has won numerous awards. In his capacity as AMA President, he has helped improve the practice of medicine by advocating for patient safety and research.

Dr James Laban

Dr James Laban is a board-certified neurosurgeon and spine surgeon. He specializes in state-of-the-art spinal, brain and peripheral nerve surgery. His advanced techniques, including robotic surgery and computer-guided surgery, allow him to treat patients in a minimally invasive manner.

Dr Laban is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a member of the Neurosurgical Society of Australia. He is also a member of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons and the Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology. He has also been a published author in peer-reviewed journals and presented his research nationally. His areas of specialization include peripheral nerve surgery, neurovascular surgery, and spinal tumour surgery.

Dr Michael Biggs

Dr Michael Biggs is a leading Sydney neurosurgeon. He started his career as a consultant neurosurgeon at the Royal North Shore Hospital in 1993. He went on to set up a neurosurgical unit at North Shore Private Hospital in 1998 and served as the head of department until April 2015. Today, he has nine neurosurgeons on staff and performs more than 1400 operations a year.

Throughout his career, Dr Biggs has made advancements in the field of neurosurgery. For example, in the late 1990s, he was able to use a neuro-navigation system, a miniature satellite navigation system that allowed him to navigate inside the brain with millimetre-level accuracy. He also helped pioneer robotic surgery. In addition to his skills, Biggs has a strong background in management, having earned his MBA from La Trobe University in 2008.

Dr Biggs’ expertise covers neurological tumours, microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia, peripheral nerve surgery, and microvascular decompression for trigemina. He received his medical degree from the University of Sydney and completed his advanced neurosurgical training there. He also completed fellowships in Pittsburgh, Phoenix, and New Orleans.

Dr Mark J. Winder

Dr Mark J. Winder is a consultant neurosurgeon at St Vincent’s Private and Public Hospitals. He is the Director of Clinical Training for Neurosurgical Trainees at St Vincent’s and is actively involved in clinical research and evidence-based practice. His interests include minimally invasive surgery, neuroscience and the development of innovative technology. He has undertaken extensive subspecialty training in Europe and North America. He completed a 12-month combined spinal fellowship at the University of Calgary, where he specialised in Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery.

Dr Winder also has additional training in chiropractic medicine, which he uses as a neurosurgeon. He also operates at St Vincent’s and St Luke’s Private Hospitals. He and his team provide excellent service and care to patients. Their clinical expertise and customer service are second to none, and Dr Winder is a leading practitioner in his field.

Dr Raoul Pope

Dr Raoul Pope is a consultant neurosurgeon based in Sydney, Australia. He is a New Zealand native who graduated from the University of Otago Medical School in 1996 and completed his Neurosurgical Fellowship in Sydney. In addition to his medical training, Dr. Pope has also completed a specialist fellowship in spinal surgery at Foothills Medical Centre in Alberta, Canada. His areas of expertise are all aspects of adult Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery with a special interest in spinal disorders. He is a member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and also operates at Mater Sydney Private Hospital and Concord Hospital.

Dr Raoul Pope is an internationally-trained Neurosurgeon with offices in North Sydney and Burwood. His special interests include spina

Dr Richard Parkinson

Dr Parkinson, a Sydney neurosurgeon, specializes in neuro-interventional spine surgery and minimally invasive spine surgery. He has over 20 years of experience performing these types of procedures and has built a reputation for conservative care. He trained in Australia and has performed spine surgeries at Sydney’s leading private hospitals.

He is a Fellowship trained Neurosurgeon who treats a variety of conditions in the neck and spine, including disc protrusions and sports injuries. He practices in the Darlinghurst area of Sydney. You can find Dr Parkinson’s details and appointment availability on Healthengine. You can also find more information about his training and experience through his website.

Dr Parkinson’s specialties include spinal disorders and brain injuries caused by trauma and sports activities. He also treats people with neurological problems associated with concussions. His passion for sports has led him to specialise in sports-related injuries.

l tumours and minimally invasive techniques. He also conducts research to advance the field of spinal surgery.