Dr Jonathon Parkinson - MBBS, PhD, FRACS
Dr Parkinson graduated from medicine at the University of Sydney in 1998. He undertook his advanced neurosurgical training at Royal North Shore Hospital, John Hunter Hospital, Sydney Children's Hospital, Prince of Wales Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. During his specialist training, Dr Parkinson completed a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the Kolling Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney where he studied the molecular biology of brain tumours. As well as his surgical work, Dr Parkinson is continuing his brain tumour research.
On completion of his specialist training Dr Parkinson studied further at the University of Calgary, Canada, where he completed a clinical fellowship with the world-renowned University of Calgary Spine Program. He further developed his expertise in minimally invasive (‘keyhole’) spine surgery, surgery for degenerative spine conditions and treatment of metastatic disease to the spine.
Dr Parkinson’s surgical focus is on spinal surgery, and also brain and spinal tumours.