A searchable physician directory listing of superficial siderosis community members submissions of neurologists, neurosurgeons, and other healthcare professionals worldwide.

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A/Prof. Augusto Gonzalvo
Level 7, Suite 7.5, 32 Erin St
Richmond, VIC 3121
Office Phone Number
(03) 9426 4333


A/Prof. Augusto (Gus) Gonzalvo specializes in Spinal, Skull Base, and Pituitary Surgery.  With over
Fifteen year's experience in both neurosurgery and spine surgery, he believes that reasonable treatment options backed by science and evidence-based medicine are the driving force behind delivering positive and realistic patient outcomes.  

As one of Australia's few surgeons that hold both neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery fellowships, his area of expertise is predominantly focused on microsurgery and keyhole surgery of the spine, base of the skull, and pituitary area.

Bhadu Kavar, Consultant
1St Floor 766 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Office Phone Number
(03) 9347-1336

M. Bhadu Kavar is a Neurosurgeon providing Neurosurgery services in Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

Mr. Bhadu Kavar has been practicing as a Neurosurgeon from 1998
and worked primarily at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and
Melbourne Private Hospital

His particular interests include:
Neurovascular Surgery
Tumour Neurosurgery
Spinal Neurosurgery

Mr. Kavar has been involved with complex Neurosurgery including
minimally invasive spinal surgery for many years.

Mr. Jeremy Kam MBBS MMed FRACS
Melbourne, Victoria 3168
Office Phone Number
(03) 9594 6141

Jeremy Kam MBBS, MMed, FRACS

Department of Neurosurgery, Monash Health

Fast-Track to Clinical Excellence

Mr. Jeremy Kam has established himself in the field of neurosurgery with a focus on minimally invasive techniques. His commitment to high-quality patient care is evident in his post-fellowship training in complex spine and endoscopic skull base surgery.

Emerging Researcher

Mr. Kam is not just a skilled clinician but also has research interests that include superficial siderosis and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks. He has contributed to important publications, such as "Safety and Effectiveness of Spinal Dural Defect Repair in the Management of Superficial Siderosis: A Systematic Review and patient-level Analysis." This paper, co-authored with esteemed colleagues, is a testament to his commitment to advancing the field. Read the full paper here.

Credentials and Affiliations

Mr. Kam holds an MBBS and an MMed, a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS). These qualifications underscore his dedication to medical excellence and adherence to the highest ethical standards.

A Patient-Centric Philosophy

Above all, Mr. Kam is deeply committed to his patients. He offers personalized consultations and develops tailored treatment plans to meet individual needs. His patient-centric approach aims to improve the quality of life and ensure the best possible outcomes for those under his care.

To refer a patient to Monash Neurosurgery, please complete and fax your referral to Outpatients Enquiries (03) 9594 2273

Professor Michael Barnett MBBS FRACP PhD
Lvl 4, 94 Mallett Street
Camperdown, NSW 2050
Office Phone Number
+612 9351 0730

Professor Michael Barnett is a consultant neurologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Sydney, a senior academic at the University of Sydney, Director of the RPAH MS Clinic, and the MS Clinical Trials Unit at the Brain and Mind Centre co-director of the MS Research Australia Brain Bank. He trained in neurology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and received further subspecialty training at London's National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. He holds a Ph.D. in MS pathophysiology and has particular research interests in neuroimaging and pathogenesis of MS and other CNS inflammatory disorders. Professor Barnett’s practice is focused on MS and other CNS inflammatory disorders and Neuro-ophthalmology.


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