Dr Brian Kenneth Owler is the current President of the Australian Medical Association (AMA). Before taking up this position, he was the President of the Neurosurgeons’ Society of Australia. In May 2014, he was elected as the President of the AMA. He is an outstanding neurosurgeon who has achieved recognition and respect among his peers and patients.
Dr Raoul Pope
Dr Raoul Pope was born in New Zealand and graduated from the University of Otago Medical School in 1996. He then served as a general Resident Medical Officer at the Christchurch Hospital. Following his residency, he spent two years in Rural Emergency and Intensive Care at several NSW Base Hospitals. He then undertook neurosurgical registrar work in Sydney. After this, he gained entry into the Australian Accredited Neurosurgical Training Scheme, where he underwent further training under the mentorship of renowned neurosurgeons.
Raoul Pope is a highly experienced neurosurgeon who specializes in adult neurosurgery and minimally invasive spinal surgery. He uses the latest advances in neurosurgical technology to maximize patient outcomes. He practices in all aspects of adult neurosurgery, including spine and brain tumors, and also has a special interest in diagnosing spinal tumors. He is the head of the Department of Neurosurgery at Mater Hospital in North Sydney, where he consults and operates his patients.
He is also a member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and is a member of the Australian Neurosurgical Society. He has extensive experience in neurosurgical surgery, and has also trained overseas at the Foothills Medical Center in Calgary, Alberta. He has a Public Hospital Appointment at Concord Hospital, and practices privately at Mater Private Hospital in North Sydney and the Sydney Spine Institute.
Dr Mark J. Winder
Dr Mark Winder is a neurosurgeon who practices in Darlinghurst, Sydney. His special interest is in cutting-edge technologies and minimally invasive techniques. There is an increasing body of evidence that endoscopic surgery has advantages over open surgeries. In addition to providing excellent care, Dr Winder and his team also pride themselves on excellent customer service.
Dr Winder is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He has over 20 years of experience as a neurosurgeon and spine specialist. He is also involved in developing the Australasian Neurosurgical Curriculum. He is keen to develop collaborative international academic links through joint fellowship programs.
Dr Dianne Khurana
CNS Neurosurgery is a multi-state private practice that covers all areas of neurological surgery. The services offered include consultations, surgery, perioperative care, and medical consulting. In addition, the practice also offers medicolegal-IME expertise. The CNS Neurosurgery website features patient reviews that show the practice’s dedication to quality care. Patients from all over Australia consult with CNS Neurosurgery.
Dr Khurana is an experienced medical professional with extensive post-operative care experience. She is the main surgical assistant to Dr Vini Khurana at Hurstville Private Hospital in Sydney. She also works with CNS Neurosurgery patients in the Sydney area.
Dr Khurana’s clinical skills and personality make her stand out among neurosurgeons. She completed her undergraduate and post-graduate medical training at the Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH), Sydney. She then completed her residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where she conducted research on tumour immunology and earned a PhD in Immunology. During her career, she has worked in hospitals in Australia and abroad.
Dr James Laban
Dr James Laban is an expert in neurocutaneous and spinal disorders, working closely with neurologists, orthopaedic surgeons and clinical geneticists. He delivers world-class patient care through a comprehensive, personalised treatment plan. His clinical experience and training span Australia and the world.
Prior to his arrival in Sydney, Dr Laban worked at the prestigious St George’s University Hospital in London, the largest neurosurgical teaching hospital in the world. He treated patients with complex neurosurgical problems from all over the world. Dr Laban has also received several scholarships and served on many neurosurgical committees. Dr Laban completed his fellowships at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, where he now practices with Dr Michael Biggs.
Dr Laban is a dual-certified neurosurgeon with a particular focus on minimally invasive spine surgery. He also has expertise in brain and peripheral nerve surgery. He studied medicine at Imperial College London, earning the Wolfson Scholarship, and a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Science degree.
Dr Richard Parkinson is a minimally invasive spine surgeon
Dr Richard Parkinson is a fellowship-trained neuro-interventional neurosurgeon and minimally invasive spine surgeon who specializes in spinal surgery. He has over 18 years of experience performing spine surgery and is dedicated to delivering the best possible results for his patients. His philosophy is to use the least invasive techniques possible to treat complex spinal conditions. He also believes in the importance of promoting patient safety and long-term recovery, while using the latest technology to improve patient care.
Dr Richard Parkinson, a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon, treats various types of spinal problems, including degenerative scoliosis, disc protrusions, and sports injuries. He practices in Darlinghurst, North Sydney. He has been a leader in spinal rehabilitation for over 15 years and has helped over 150,000 patients.
Dr Richard Parkinson is an Australian neurosurgeon who specializes in minimally invasive surgery. He also specializes in treating spinal tumours and other neurosurgical problems. He is a member of the Royal North Shore Neurosurgical Society, the NSW Oncology Group, and the Australasian Neuro-Oncology Group. He is also a director of neurosurgery training at the Royal North Shore Private Hospital.