Dr Michael Wong

Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon


Dr Michael Wong, Neurosurgeon & Spinal
Surgeon. BMedSc (Hons), MBBS, PhD, FRACS

Dr Michael Wong is an experienced neurosurgeon and spinal surgeon. He consults at both public and private hospitals in Melbourne.

Current Medical Appointments

Consultant Neurosurgeon at Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne Private Hospital, John Fawkner Hospital and Mulgrave Private Hospital.

His undergraduate medical training was undertaken at the University of Adelaide. During his undergraduate study, Dr Wong completed an additional year of research in traumatic brain injury and was awarded an Honours degree in Bachelor of Medical Science.

He looks after patients with intracranial problems, spinal problems and peripheral nerves disorder and has a special interest in Minimally Invasive and Complex Spinal Surgery.

We welcome all patients including privately-insured, Workcover, TAC, uninsured, interstate and overseas patients.

Academic Positions

  • Examiner in the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Honorary Senior Fellow in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences of Department of Surgery at the University of Melbourne
  • Reviewer in the Journal of Neurosciences
  • Member of Eurospine
  • Member of North American Spine Society (NASS)


CONDITIONS WE TREAT

Intracranial problems

Pressure or issues within the skull, directly affecting the brain. Dr Wong is a specialist with these serious medical conditions.

Spinal problems

We diagnose & treat neck and back issues & injuries. A thorough diagnosis is the key to successful outcomes.

Peripheral nerves disorder

Nerve damage and injury can cause severe pain. Our goal is to elevate pressure from the nerves.

Minimally Invasive and Complex Spinal Surgery

We take an individualised approach and opt for the surgery best suited to each patient and their issue.


LATEST ARTICLES

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Alternatives to Opioids: Chronic Back Pain Treatment
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CONSULTING LOCATIONS

Consulting Suite 311

55 Flemington Rd, North Melbourne VIC 3051 | Tel: 03 9329 0816 Fax: 03 9329 0704

The Valley Private Hospital Consulting Suites

Police Road and Gladstone Road, Mulgrave VIC 3170

Berwick Specialist Suites

52 Kangan Drive, Berwick VIC 3806

The practice is on level 1 of Casey Super clinic, please take the lift on the left at the entrance of the clinic to go to the consulting suites.

102A Drummond Street North Ballarat

The practice is directly opposite to St John of God Hospital. Parking is at the back of the building.

Suite 5, Level 3

73 Little Ryrie Street, Geelong VIC 3220 | Tel: (03) 5226 1675

Bendigo Primary Care Centre

123 Arnold Street

Specialist Care Australia

Unit 2/ 127-129 Wellington St, Launceston TAS 7250


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parking

2hr and 4hr parking on Wreckyn Street (between Wreckyn/Peel Sts and Wreckyn/Villiers Sts). Underground car parking is available for a fee at the Royal Women’s Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, both accessible from Flemington Road. Please note that there is also off-street parking available. 4hr parking (for $12) can also be found on the University of Melbourne – Royal Parade Carpark, opposite Royal Melbourne Hospital, located a short distance from Grattan Street

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trams

Tram 19, Stop 10. North Coburg to Elizabeth Street, stops at the corner of Royal Parade and Grattan Street. Tram 55, Stop 14. West Coburg to Domain Interchange (St Kilda), stops at the corner of Grattan Street and Flemington Road. Tram 59, Stop 14. Airport West to Elizabeth Street, stops at the corner of Grattan Street and Flemington Road. Trams numbered 1 and 22, and those marked ‘Melbourne University’, travel along Swanston Street and stop two blocks from the hospital.

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buses

Bus 401 from opposite North Melbourne Terminus in Ireland Street, stops on Grattan Street. Bus 402 from opposite St Vincent/s Hospital in Victoria Parade, stops on Grattan Street. Bus 546 Heidelberg to Melbourne University, travels along Swanston Street, several blocks from the hospital.