Our Surgeons

Doctor Catherine Cartwright

B. Med, M. Clin Epi (Distinction), FRACS (Neurosurgery), RACS PFET (Spine and Paediatric Neurosurgery)

Interests
  • Complex adult and paediatric spinal deformity
  • Degenerative spinal conditions – cervical, thoracic and lumbar
  • Spine trauma and fractures – open and minimally invasive
  • Brain and spinal tumours
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Hydrocephalus, Chiari malformation and syringomyelia
  • Peripheral nerve conditions
Current Appointments
  • Visiting Medical Specialist, Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Visiting Medical Specialist, Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon, St Andrew’s Hospital
  • Neurosurgeon, Memorial Hospital

Professor Robert Fraser

MBBS MD(Adelaide) FRACS (Orthopaedics) FAOrthA AM

Interests
  • Lumbar Spine
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylolisthesis
Current Appointments
  • Senior Visiting Medial Specialist, Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Spinal Surgeon, St Andrew's Hospital
  • Clinical Professor, The University of Adelaide

Doctor David Hall

MBBS FRACS (Orthopaedics) FAOrthA

Interests
  • Adult Lumbar Spine
  • Adult Cervical Spine
  • Adult Scoliosis and Kyphosis
  • Adult Spondylolisthesis
  • Paediatric Scoliosis and Kyphosis
  • Paediatric Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal Tumours
Current Appointments
  • Senior Visiting Medical Specialist, Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Senior Visiting Medical Specialist, Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Spinal Surgeon, St Andrew's Hospital
  • Senior Lecturer, The University of Adelaide

Professor Nigel Jones

MBBS(Hons) BMedSc(Hons) DPhil(Oxon) FRACS FFPMANZCA

Interests
  • Adult cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Intradural spinal tumours
  • Chiari malformation and syringomyelia
  • Brain tumours
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Peripheral nerve compression and tumours
Current Appointments
  • Visiting Specialist, Memorial Hospital
  • Clinical Professor, University of Adelaide

Doctor Simon Sandler

MBChB (honors in the preclinical and clinical years) (UCT), MRCS(UK), FCS(Neurosurgery)SA, FRACS (Neurosurgery), Clinical Senior Lecturer (University of Adelaide), Editorial Consultant for Spinal Surgery News.

Interests
  • Adult Lumbar Spine
  • Adult Cervical Spine
  • Adult thoracic spine
  • Adult Scoliosis and Kyphosis
  • Adult Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal Tumours and Spinal Cord Tumours
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spinal Infections
  • Brain Tumours
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory or Infective conditions of the Brain
  • Brain Trauma
  • Peripheral Nerve
  • Chiari malformation and syringomyelia
Current Appointments
  • Consultant Spinal Surgeon, Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Spinal Surgeon and Neurosurgeon, St Andrew's Hospital
  • Spinal Surgeon and Neurosurgeon, Memorial Hospital
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Adelaide
  • Editorial Consultant for Spinal Surgery News,

Doctor Michael Selby

MBBS FRACS (Orthopaedics) FAOrthA

Interests
  • Paediatric Scoliosis and Kyphosis
  • Paediatric Spondylolisthesis
  • Adult Scoliosis and Kyphosis
  • Adult Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal Trauma and Fractures
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Adult Lumbar Spine
  • Adult Cervical Spine
Current Appointments
  • Spinal and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Calvary Wakefield Hospital
  • Spinal and Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Memorial Hospital
  • Visiting Medical Specialist, Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Visiting Medical Specialist, Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Visiting Medical Specialist, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Spinal and Orthopaedic Surgeon, St Andrew's Hospital
  • Associate Clinical Lecturer, The University of Adelaide

Associate Surgeons