Meet Dr Parkinson

Dr Richard Parkinson is one of Australia’s leading neurosurgeons. He is a Fellowship trained spinal and neurointerventional neurosurgeon and he completed his training in Neurosurgery in Sydney before continuing his study in the US.

He is currently the only Australian neurosurgeon to undertake a dedicated Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (Keyhole Spinal Surgery).

His special interest areas include:

  • Minimally Invasive and complex spinal surgery
  • Spine and brain injuries in athletes and sportspeople
  • Physical rehabilitation from these injuries, particularly in NRL and RU players
  • Neurosurgical care of remote and Indigenous people
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