Dr Mark J. Winder is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at St Vincent’s Hospital. He operates at St Vincent’s Public and Private Hospitals and at St Luke’s Hospital. He is the Director of Clinical Training for Neurosurgical Trainees at St Vincent’s. Here he is actively involved in current evidence based research.
He leverages his expertise as a brain specialist and spine surgeon in his position as a conjoint lecturer. This position is held at both UNSW and the University of Notre Dame. Here at these institutions he partakes in the instruction of Medicine.
He has undertaken subspecialist training in North America. Here, he underwent a dedicated 12 month Combined Spinal Fellowship at the University of Calgary. This had a specific focus on Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery.
He has trained under some of North America’s finest specialist spinal surgeons. He was able to publish and present his research at several North American Spinal Meetings.
Upon completion of the Australasian Neurosurgical Fellowship, Dr Winder was selected for a Minimally Invasive Skull Base Fellowship. This was at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute and Swedish Science Foundation in Seattle USA. Here, he was mentored by internationally renowned skull base neurosurgeons Dr Marc Mayberg, Dr David Newell and Dr Greg Foltz.
Dr Winder is also a fellow at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He completed a master in surgery and has over 20 years experience as a spine doctor and as a brain surgeon. He is currently involved in the development of the Australasian Neurosurgical Curriculum. He is similarly keen to foster international academic relationships through conjoint fellowship programs.
Dr Winder’s affiliations make him one of the top 10 neurosurgeons in Australia. He is similarly recognised for his work as one of the best Sydney spinal surgeons in Sydney. Call for any info about appointments for issues related to Sydney spine surgery or neurosurgery. We can answer questions about the central nervous system, brain tumours, spinal cord problems and other brain and spinal conditions.
Dr Mark Winder has a special interest in innovative technology that allows doctors to see intercranial processes without breaching the skull. This goes hand in hand with his preference of minimally invasive procedures where at all possible.
There is evolving evidence suggesting the superiority of endoscopic approaches compared to open approaches. This is in regards to cure rates, patient satisfaction, length of hospital stay and intracranial visualization. His specialisation is in pituary tumours, meningiomas and chordomas. If you’ve got one of these conditions, please call today to book an appointment and see him about it.
Please call our brain and spinal surgery to complete a preliminary interview with a referral about your condition. Dr Mark Winder is one of the best Australian neurosurgeons, and will surely be able to help you with your condition. If your condition is of special interest, our surgeon dr may want to speak to you directly when you call.