Mr Paul D Smith




Areas of interest

  • Base of Skull surgery (acoustic neuroma, complicated meningioma and trigeminal neuralgia)
  • Brain tumours
  • Vascular neurosurgery (aneurysm, AVM, cavernoma)
  • Spine surgery


Ground Floor
Suite 2 100 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne


03 9639 3889


03 9639 3882



Mr Smith’s consulting rooms are located opposite St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy. He also consults in Horsham and Echuca.

Paul obtained his Medical Degree through the University of Melbourne and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. He completed a PhD examining functional neurogenesis in adult mammalian seizure models through the University of Melbourne and finished neurosurgical training after working at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The Royal Children’s Hospital and the Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre.  In addition he, undertook a neurosurgical fellowship at the Salford Hope Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom in 2008/2009 in skull base surgery with a particular emphasis on surgery for acoustic neuroma, trigeminal neuralgia and complicated meningioma surgery.  

Paul has had a long association with both St Vincent’s Public and Private Hospital, Salford Hope Hospital, Manchester and the University of Melbourne.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a member of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia and Spine Society of Australia.

Paul manages all neurosurgical conditions but his areas of paricular expertise include:
•    Base of Skull surgery – acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma), complicated meningioma, trigeminal neuralgia
•    Brain tumours – meningioma, glioma, other tumours
•    Vascular neurosurgery – aneurysm, AVM, cavernoma
•    Spine surgery – instrumented, and non-instrumented spine surgery

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