Early appointments for urgent conditions
Early assessment of injured workers
Prompt management of spinal problems
Consultations via video link to rural or remote locations
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 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.
David is a consultant physiotherapist who has experience in treating both acute and chronic spinal conditions. He has worked with orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons in both the acute hospital setting at Prince of Wales Private Hospital and at the Sydney Spine Institute.