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Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon
Precision Brain Spine & Pain Centre115 Cotham Road Kew VIC 3101
(03) 8862 0000
(03) 9816 8564
Dr Hazem Akil underwent his postgraduate surgical training in the United Kingdom (Edinburgh, London) and was granted a full membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2004. Hazem then moved to Australia to further pursue surgical specialty training, and he was successful in gaining entry into the highly competitive Royal Australasian College of Surgeons neurosurgical training program. After finishing his neurosurgical training Hazem underwent post fellowship spinal training in Queensland. Over a number of years of rigorous training in Neurosurgery, Dr Akil gained invaluable experience in major neurosurgical units in both Sydney and Melbourne. He was then awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Neurosurgery.
Hazem applies the latest state-of-the-art techniques, including minimally invasive surgery and artificial disc replacement, to the treatment of a range of spinal conditions, including disc prolapse, degenerative spinal disease, tumours, and spinal trauma. Dr Akil prides himself on providing every patient timely, compassionate and personalised care of the highest standard. Hazem’s philosophy is that surgical management should be tailored and individualised. He works closely with a team of other like-minded specialists at Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre to deliver high quality integrated medical care.
SUBSPECIALTY INTERESTS INCLUDE:
• Diagnosis and treatment of spinal disorders
• Peripheral nerve pathology
• Brain tumours
• Manangement of Chiari Malformations
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