Early appointments for urgent conditions
Consultations via video link
Prompt management of spinal problems
Prof. James van Gelder is a Consultant Neurosurgeron & Spine Surgeon. He is an expert in minimally invasive (keyhole access) procedures. He is the director of Neurosurgery at Concord Repatriation Hospital and a senior consultant at Liverpool Hospital.
Dr Kathir Nadanachandran is a non operating consultant. He has worked as a neurosurgeon in Canberra for over 31 years and as a clinical associate professor in the Australian National University. His current interests are spinal, general neurosurgical and peripheral nerve conditions.
Dr Damodaran is an Australian trained neurosurgeon and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS). He has extensive surgical experience in the management of brain tumours, degenerative spine and peripheral nerve conditions.
Dr Raoul Pope graduated from the University of Otago Medical School and obtained his Neurosurgical Fellowship in Sydney. He was a Specialist Fellow in advanced spinal surgery at the University of Calgary, in Alberta, Canada. He works at Concord Hospital and The Mater Private Hospital in North Sydney.
Dr Christella Mylordi has worked in Spinal Medicine for 14 years. She has worked in collaboration with A/Prof. James van Gelder as clinical and surgical assistant. Dr Mylordi is involved in the general management of spinal conditions, rehabilitation of injured workers and in the study of surgical outcomes. She is currently an Occupational Physician trainee.
Dr Azhar Khan specialises in return to work, injury management, chronic pain and associated mental health issues, fitness for duty, site visits, file review assessments, pre-employment medicals, health surveillance (e.g. asbestos, silicosis and noise exposure assessments), visa medicals and fitness for travel assessments. He is an Injury Management Consultant (IMC) in insurance and worker’s compensation cases.