Below is a list of the top and leading Neurosurgeons in Wellington. To help you find the best Neurosurgeons located near you in Wellington, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Wellington’s Best Neurosurgeons:
The top rated Neurosurgeons in Wellington are:
- Mr Reuben Johnson – Southern Cross Hospital Wellington
- Dr Agadha Wickremesekera – Gillies McIndoe Research Institute
- Mr Helge Koeck – Wakefield Hospital
- Mr Andrew Parker – Wakefield Hospital
- Mr Kelvin Woon – Wakefield Hospital
Mr Reuben Johnson – Southern Cross Hospital Wellington
Reuben Johnson has a medical and surgical degree and membership to the Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons and the Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He also completed an 8-year Neurosurgery training programme in the UK earning him a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Neurosurgery. Reuben has practised as an academic neurosurgeon in prestigious educational institutions in Vicenza, Italy, UK, and Melbourne. At present, he is practising neurosurgery at Southern Cross Hospital Wellington. His areas of specializations are head injury, skull base surgery, neuro-oncology, endoscopic pituitary surgery, concussion and spinal surgery.
Neuro-Oncology, Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Spinal Surgery, Head Injury, Concussion
“Superb care in a relaxed atmosphere. Every detail was explained prior to and after surgery.” –Marlene Barker
Dr Agadha Wickremesekera – Gillies McIndoe Research Institute
Agadha Wickremesekera is currently affiliated with the Gillies McIndoe Research Institute in Wellington, New Zealand. The highly qualified neurosurgeon has a degree in medicine and surgery and is a fellow member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is originally from Sri Lanka and migrated to New Zealand at a young age of 10 with his family. After obtaining his qualifications he pursued a neurosurgical training in Melbourne and Auckland focusing on brain tumour biology. He followed this with a post-fellowship training centred on paediatric and skull base neurosurgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in the USA.
Craniofacial Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Brain Tumours
“I feel beyond grateful for the work you do. I hope you all have a very merry Christmas and get to relax and enjoy time to yourselves.” –Tracy Small
Mr Helge Koeck – Wakefield Hospital
Helge Koeck graduated with a medical degree from Hamburg University in 1996. He was part of research projects about neuro-oncology in Zurich, Switzerland and San Diego, USA. Helge continued with a neurosurgical training at Meiningen, Fulda and Sande in Germany in 2003. He fulfilled a consultancy post in neurosurgery in Sande, Germany up to the year 2010 and proceeded with a fellowship training in spine surgery in Lingen, Germany. The neurosurgeon relocated to Wellington in 2014 and became part of the Wakefield Hospital not long after. He is particularly interested in neuro-oncologies focused on lateral skull base and gliomas as well as vascular malformations.
Neurosurgery, Neuro-vascular: Vascular Malformations, Neuro-oncology, Complex Spine Disorders: Cranio-cervical Junction Instability / Deformity, Cervical / Lumbar Spine Arthroplasty / Instrumentation For Degenerative Disc Disease / Deformity, Spine Trauma
“I had amazing care from my surgeon and the kindness of the nurses and care/housekeeping staff. I have felt respected and given the best care. Thank you” –Joanne Neilson
Mr Andrew Parker – Wakefield Hospital
Andrew Parker is a highly qualified neurosurgeon based in Wellington, New Zealand. He is part of the Wakefield Hospital team where he specializes in neuro-oncology, CNS trauma and hydrocephalus. Andrew holds a medical and surgical degree and is a fellow member of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He has been trained at the Royal London Great Ormond Street, Queen Square and the Hammersmith Hospitals Group. This wealth of experiences and training has greatly contributed to his expertise and skills in neurosurgery.
Hydrocephalus, Neuro-Oncology, CNS Trauma, Anterior Skull Base, General Neurosurgery
“Excellent care.” –Christopher Williams
Mr Kelvin Woon – Wakefield Hospital
Kelvin Woon is a fellow member of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is currently working for Wakefield Hospital in the capital city of New Zealand. Kelvin contributes his expertise in the spine, neurovascular, and brain tumour surgeries, trigeminal neuralgia, and awake craniotomy. The Wellington-based neurosurgeon completed a medical degree from the Queen’s University of Belfast in the UK in 1999. This was followed by a neurosurgical and spinal fellowship training in Nottingham in the UK. Aside from his affiliation with Wakefield Hospital, Kelvin also heads the neurosurgery department of Wellington Hospital. He was also instrumental in the use of GLIOLAN for brain tumour surgeries in the country.
Spine Surgery, Neurovascular Surgery, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Brain Tumour, Awake Craniotomy
“My wife had surgery at wakefield Hospital on 14-5-2019. I am so impressed with the Service. The doctor was so nice. After the surgery Doctor explained us everything in detail.” –Aashish Chopra