RN, MNSc, Post Grad Cert Neuroscience

Vivien Biggs is Briz Brain & Spine's Neurosurgical Nurse Practitioner and works with patients undergoing treatment for brain and spine tumours during all stages of their journey with us.

MBBS, FRACP

Dr Jon Reimers is a neurologist currently subspecialising in stroke neurology and has Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists (ANZAN) accreditation for neurophysiology testing.

BHB, MBChB, FRACS

Dr Norman Ma is a neurosurgeon with specialist skills in the surgical treatment of both adult and paediatric brain and spine.

MBChB, MPhil, FRACS

Dr Hamish Alexander is a neurosurgeon and spinal surgeon who joined the Briz Brain & Spine team in 2017. Dr Alexander aims to provide exceptional patient care for those with brain and spine disease and considers it a privilege to do so.

BHB, MBChB, FRACS

Dr Steven Yang is an orthopaedic spinal and hand surgeon who specialises in complex spine reconstruction and vertebral tumour surgery as well as all aspects of adult and paediatric spine surgery (in particular scoliosis), hand and peripheral nerve surgeries.

BMedSc, MBBS, PhD, FRACS

Prof David Walker is a neurosurgeon and spinal surgeon at Briz Brain & Spine. He has a special clinical interest in brain tumours and is actively involved in conducting research to help find a cure for this disease.

MBBS, FRACS

A founding member of Briz Brain & Spine, Dr Richard Kahler is a specialist neurosurgeon adept in all conditions requiring cranial surgery and spinal surgery.

MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA

Known as the 'Godfather' of spinal surgery in Australia, Dr Geoff Askin joined Briz Brain & Spine in February 2014 and has been a practicing orthopaedic spine surgeon since 1989. He brings to the group extensive knowledge in the area of paediatric and adult spinal surgery.

OAM, MBBS, FRACS

A founding member of Briz Brain & Spine, Prof Terry Coyne is a neurosurgeon with specialist skills in brain and spinal surgery. Prof Coyne was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), as part of the Queen's Birthday honours in June 2017.

MBBS, MD, PhD, FRACS

Briz Brain & Spine's senior surgeon and founding member, Dr Francis Tomlinson is a neurosurgeon and specialist in the surgical treatment of conditions of the brain and spine.

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