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NEW Spine Surgeon, Dr Greg Cunningham joins NeuroSpine Institute

Spine Surgeon, Dr Greg Cunningham has recently returned to Perth full time after completing orthopaedic and neurosurgery spinal fellowships in the United Kingdom. Greg commences in private practice at NeuroSpine Institute in June 2020.

Greg has a special interest in surgery of the cervical spine and the treatment of athletes spinal conditions to return them to peak performance.

Having grown up in Western Australia and studied medicine at the University of Western Australia, Greg understands the importance of mobility and comfort to make the most of an active lifestyle in WA. He is the director of spinal surgery at Fiona Stanley Hospital Orthopaedic Department and also has an ongoing involvement in many research projects that aim to improve the treatment of spinal conditions.

NeuroSpine Institute welcomes Greg to the team and is available to see patients immediately.

 

Improving patient outcomes through research and education

NeuroSpine Institute in 2019 established a charity whose principal purposes and objectives are to promote improvement in the neurosurgical and orthopaedic spine care in Australia and internationally, by establishing and developing a centre of excellence in neurosurgical and orthopaedic spine care research and in its application.

For further information email info@nsiwa.com.au

NeuroSpine Institute’s response to COVID-19

NeuroSpine Institute doctors continue to service patients and referrers by offering outpatient consultations in addition to video/telephone consultations for patients that  are unable to attend the rooms in person. Our rehabilitation physiotherapy service has also resumed face to face consultations. Elective surgery for all categories has now resumed. Please email info@nsiwa.com.au if you have any questions.

NeuroSpine Institute is continuing to monitor the information provided by the Australian Health Department and the WA Health Department on the respiratory illness outbreak caused by coronavirus (COVID-19). We have policies in place designed to ensure that the safety of our patients and staff is our first priority.

Patients will be asked a set of questions related to this matter at the time of booking or when they present to one of our clinics. We are following the current Health Department recommendations.

If you have any symptoms of a viral illness including fever, cough, runny nose or sore throat
OR
If you are suspected of having coronavirus (COVID-19) or are quarantined, you should not attend our clinics. You should speak to your doctor or attend a public hospital emergency department.

If you fall into either of these categories please speak with us so we can discuss your scheduled appointment and make arrangements to reschedule this.

NeuroSpine Institute Team

NEW Consultant Physician Joins NeuroSpine Institute

Consultant Physician, Dr Yee Hein has recently returned to Perth full time. From February 2020, Yee commenced in private practice at the NeuroSpine Institute, consulting in Murdoch and Wembley.

Yee’s special interests include perioperative medicine, rheumatology and geriatric medicine. She is also fluent in Myanmar (Burmese).

From the days when Yee received her primary medical degree from the Institute of Medicine, Yangon, Myanmar in 2007, she has been trying to seize every possible opportunity to enrich and broaden her medical knowledge and clinical experience. With great enthusiasm and tremendous interest, she undertook various rotations in Western Australia, Victoria and Queensland to become a competent physician. She obtained Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (MRCP) in 2018 and was awarded the fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 2019. She is passionately committed to the highest quality care for all patients requiring medical care. Yee is also committed to the development of junior doctors by creating and delivering learning and development programmes.

NeuroSpine Institute welcomes Yee to the team and is available to receive referrals, offering a bulk bill service at present.

 

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