Sydney University Surgical Society is delighted to announce Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, presented by Dr Jonathan Parkinson.
Dr Parkinson is a neurosurgeon with subspecialty interests in brain tumor surgery, skull base surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, surgery for degenerative spine conditions and treatment of metastatic disease to the spine.
After graduating from the University of Sydney’s medical program, he undertook advanced neurosurgical training in various NSW hospitals. On completion of his specialist training, Dr Parkinson completed a fellowship at the world-renowned University of Calgary Spine Program.
During his neurosurgery training, Dr Parkinson also completed a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the Kolling Institute of Medical Research in University of Sydney where he studied the molecular biology of brain tumours.
Dr Parkinson is the Chair of the NSWOG Neuro-oncology committee of the Cancer Institute of NSW. He also sits on the organising commitees for annual scientific meetings of both the Co-operative Group of Neuro-oncology (COGNO) and the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia.
Dr Parkinson’s other interest is in surgical education. He is the current Surgical Supervisor of Training (in Neurosurgery) at Royal North Shore and North Shore Hospitals. He is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Northern Clinical School of the University of Sydney, and the Postgraduate Research and Training Lead at the newly formed Surgical Education, Research and Training (SERT) Institute at Royal North Shore Hospital.
This grand rounds will be particularly relevant to Stage 2 student in Neurology block, however students from all stages and clinical schools are welcome.
Date: 25th March 2019
Time: 7 – 8pm
Location: KPEC auditorium