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Tumour Surgery

Spinal and Brain Tumour Surgery

Renowned expertise in tumour surgery and niche procedures

Macquarie Neurosurgery surgeons are at the forefront of spinal and brain tumour surgery in Australia.

Combining a cutting-edge standard of care with the latest surgical equipment, the team of medical specialists are skilled in niche and complex spinal and brain tumour treatments.

From the time of diagnosis, through all facets of treatment and beyond, tumour surgery patients receive a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary care approach. Our specialist tumour surgeons perform hundreds of complex tumour treatments every year, the practice surgeons are leaders in the field of tumour surgery.

About Benign and Malignant Spinal or Brain Tumours

Adult patients with any type of spinal or brain tumour in any location can be cared for by the surgical specialists at Macquarie Neurosurgery. The tumour surgeons specialise in both malignant and benign tumours.

The most common types of tumours are:

  • Meningioma - a tumour that arises from the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord

  • Glioma - a type of tumour that starts in the brain or spinal cord, arising from glial cells

  • Metastasis - a secondary tumour arising from cancer elsewhere in the body

  • Pituitary tumours - a tumour arising from pituitary gland

Contact Us Today

If you have a question about spinal and brain tumour surgery at Macquarie Neurosurgery or if you would like to request an appointment, phone us on 02 9812 3900 or contact us online.

Procedures for Tumours

Cutting-edge tumour surgery techniques

Brain tumour surgeons at Macquarie Neurosurgery utilise the most modern tumour surgery techniques to ensure you’re receiving the most current level of care, including:

  • Minimally invasive and endoscopic surgery

  • Intraoperative CT

  • Computer-assisted brain surgery

  • Awake brain surgery (see below) 

 Awake Brain Tumour Surgery

Tumour surgeons at Macquarie Neurosurgery are skilled in awake brain surgery. This technique aims to ensure minimal harm to patients who have tumours in critical locations in the brain, allowing the surgeons to remove as much of the tumour as is safe to do so.

What Makes Us Unique?

Macquarie Neurosurgery is one of Australia’s most advanced neurosurgery practices with the ability to treat both routine and complex cases. Part of an academic environment, our neurosurgeons are also actively engaged in research and training, and work collaboratively with each other to bring patients excellent care.

This multidisciplinary approach in an academic environment, combined with access to the most advanced technology and outstanding post-operative care and management sets us apart. Find out more about What Makes Us Unique.

Contact Us Today

If you have a question about spinal and brain tumour surgery at Macquarie Neurosurgery or if you would like to request an appointment, phone us on 02 9812 3900 or contact us online.