Sydney Neurosurgeons are an extremely important part of the local and Australian healthcare system. These specialists provide the most comprehensive care for patients with brain and spinal cord disorders. They are responsible for a large proportion of the country’s patients. Despite this, there is a need for more quality neurosurgeons, particularly in metropolitan areas. Fortunately, Sydney has many talented and highly skilled professionals. Here are some of them.
Dr Brennan is one of the most renowned neurosurgeons in Sydney, providing surgical services for the brain and spine. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has performed over 3000 surgical procedures. He has also been involved in national and international professional organizations.
Dr Brennan is passionate about helping patients live better lives through improved neurosurgical techniques. He focuses on patient outcomes and has a special interest in training junior neurosurgeons. In addition, he serves as an Examiner for the RACS Court of Examiners in Neurosurgery. He has also served on the Board of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia and regularly attends national and international conferences.
Dr Nicholas Little
Dr Nicholas Little is a Sydney neurosurgeon with a special interest in spine and cranial surgery. He has worked as a neurosurgeon at the Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) for over 20 years. He also serves as the Visiting Medical Officer of the North Shore Private Hospitals. He is the Head of Department at the North Shore Private Hospital and has previously been the Director of Training at RNSH. He is a member of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia and the Editorial Board of Medicine Today.
Nick completed his residency training at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, a highly regarded centre. At the University of Zurich, he worked under world-renowned neurosurgeons including Prof. Gazi Yasargil, who was an innovator of minimally invasive neurosurgery. While in Switzerland, he worked with us for 12 months as an Observational Fellow and Clinical Fellow.
Dr Gautam (Vini) Khurana
CNS Neurosurgery is a leading multi-state private practice dedicated to neurosurgery. They offer everything from medical consultation to surgery, and perioperative care. They also offer services such as telehealth, Skype/telemedicine, and medicolegal-IME expertise. Patients from all over Australia consult with CNS Neurosurgery on a range of neurological issues. Their Google reviews reflect their dedication to their patients.
Dr Vini Khurana is a Sydney-based neurosurgeon. He received his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Sydney in 1995. He was also awarded the Robert Craig Prize for Surgery. His research focuses on microsurgical procedures, vascular disorders, and brain tumors. His particular specialties include cervical artificial disc surgery, trigeminal neuralgia, and awake craniotomy.
Prof Brian Owler is a Sydney-based neurosurgeon who has an outstanding reputation for providing the best care for patients with neurosurgical problems. He has extensive experience treating paediatric and adult patients with a range of neurosurgical conditions. He is a well-respected clinical professor of neurosurgery at the University of Sydney, and has been involved in research into brain tumours and hydrocephalus.
Before his career in medicine, Professor Owler was a fitter deputy principal at a Sydney TAFE. He would often accompany schoolchildren on bus excursions and trips to wildlife parks. As a student, he became involved in student medical society activities and university politics, and he became a member of the AMA (American Medical Association). He was honoured at his graduation and subsequently went on to join the faculty of medicine at Sydney University.
Dr Richard Parkinson
Dr Richard 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 ispine.com.au.
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.
Dr Balsam Darwish
Dr Balsam Darwish, a Sydney-based Neurosurgeon, is dedicated to providing the highest level of care for his patients. He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and has extensive experience performing spinal surgery and base-of-skull surgery. He is committed to providing first class neurosurgical care to patients in the south west Sydney area.
Dr Dianne Khurana
CNS Neurosurgery is one of Australia’s leading multistate neurosurgical practices, offering the full spectrum of neurological care, including medical consultation, surgery, and perioperative care. In addition to offering in-office and out-of-office services, CNS Neurosurgery also offers telehealth and Skype/telehealth services. Patients come to the practice from all over Australia and beyond. Their Google reviews are a testament to their commitment to patient care and practice.
After completing medical school at the University of Sydney, Dr. Dianne Khurana’s primary teaching hospital was the Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH). Her postgraduate training was at RNSH, and she then completed her residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. While there, she performed cancer immunology research and obtained her PhD in Immunology. She has also worked at the Austin and Canberra hospitals in Canberra, and is board-certified in both neurosurgery and neuromuscular surgery.