When you have a brain tumor, you want the best neurosurgeon available. Luckily, Sydney is home to many great specialists. Dr Raoul Pope, Dr Richard Parkinson, and Dr Gautam (Vini) Khurana are just a few. These experts are renowned in the field of neurosurgery and all have earned the title of “Sydney’s Best Neurosurgeon”.
Dr Raoul Pope
Dr Raoul Pope is a highly experienced neurosurgeon who specializes in the treatment of spinal disorders and minimally invasive surgery. He uses the latest technology to help achieve the best possible outcomes for patients. He practices at Mater Private Hospital and Concord Hospital in Sydney. He is a member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and an Adjunct Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney School of Medicine.
Dr Raoul Pope is an Australian-based Neurosurgeon with particular interests in Spinal Surgery and Cranial Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery. He has practices in North Sydney and Burwood and is available for appointments at the Sydney Spine Institute.
Dr Richard Parkinson
Dr Parkinson, Sydney neurosurgeon, has a reputation for his conservative and minimally invasive approach to spinal surgery. He completed his medical degree in 1993 and has been performing spine surgery for 18 years. His focus is on the highest quality surgery combined with the most advanced technology and post-operative rehabilitation.
He has a particular interest in treating brain tumours and is currently the chair of the NSW Oncology Group (Neuro-oncology). He is also a member of the management committee of the Australasian Neuro-oncology group COGNO. He is the director of training in neurosurgery at the Royal North Shore Private Hospitals.
Dr Richard Parkinson has undergone specialist training in spine surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. He also completed a clinical fellowship at the University of Calgary. This experience gave him extensive training in minimally invasive spine surgery and in treating degenerative spine conditions. He is an expert in spinal fusion surgery and is also interested in treating sports injuries.
Dr Gautam (Vini) Khurana
CNS Neurosurgery is a multi-state private practice that specializes in neurological surgery. CNS provides medical consultation, surgery, and perioperative care. Patients come from all over Australia to consult with CNS neurosurgeons. The practice is very dedicated to its patients, as is shown by its Google Reviews.
Dr Vini Khurana has been working in neurosurgery for over 20 years. He is also a member of the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine and a pilot. He has a background in aviation and flies from state to state for work. He uses advanced techniques in surgery, including a robotic surgical platform and intraoperative neuronavigation.
During his training, Dr Khurana earned a FRACS in 2008. He also received a PhD from the Mayo Clinic. His research and teaching interests focus on surgical techniques and microsurgery in brain tumors and vascular disorders. He has a special interest in trigeminal neuralgia microsurgery and awake craniotomy.
Dr Balsam Darwish
Neurosurgeons are doctors who are trained in the treatment of disorders of the nervous system, spinal cord, and spine. As a member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Dr. Balsam Darwish provides first-class neurosurgical services for patients in the south-west Sydney area. You can find him practicing at Campbelltown Private Hospital. You can also contact him on his website to learn more about his qualifications, experience, and fees.
Dr Prof Owler
Dr Prof Owler is an Australian trained neurosurgeon who is renowned for his expertise in the care of children and adults with a range of neurosurgical conditions. He is a clinical professor of neurosurgery at the University of Sydney and has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles. He is also an active public health advocate. He has helped lobby for road safety, improved pool safety and prevention of child injury from window falls.
Professor Owler is an expert in managing a range of neurological conditions, including brain tumours, pituitary tumours and hydrocephalus (normal pressure hydrocephalus). He has also treated patients with conditions like cervical myelopathy and lumbar disc protrusion or stemnosis. He listens to his patients’ symptoms and explains to them all available options. They also discuss the expected results of the treatments.