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Dr Prakash Damodaran


  • Neurosurgery

Dr Prakash Damodaran is an Australian-trained Neurosurgeon and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS). He is also a member of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia (NSA).

Dr Damodaran completed a Complex Spine Fellowship at the prestigious St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne (2015) and has extensive surgical experience in the management of spinal surgery, degenerative spine disorders and associated peripheral nerve conditions, and surgery involving brain tumours. His neurosurgical training was undertaken across major tertiary hospitals in New South Wales, Western Australia and Victoria.

Dr Damodaran is also strongly interested in academic medicine and research, with numerous neurosurgical publications in numerous peer reviewed scientific journals.

Dr Damodaran has considerable surgical experience in procedures involving the cranium (skull, tumours, masses) and the spinal column, including the neck (cervical spine) and back (thoracic and lumbar spine). He also performs cranial surgery.

Key operating experience:

  • Complex and minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Brain tumours and base of skull surgery
  • Disc herniation
  • Spinal decompression
  • Carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve hand surgery
  • Hydrocephalus and Chiari malformation
  • Trigeminal neuralgia

Dr Damodaran has undertaken academic research in the management of the highly malignant primary brain tumour (glioblastoma multiforme) and is widely published on a range of topics relating to spinal and cranial surgery.

MS , BMed , Grad Dip IH , FRACS

Coastal Neurosurgery

Level 1, Suite 14-15, 12 Jarrett Street, North Gosford NSW 2250

Phone: 02 4322 7556
Fax: 02 4323 9024