Dr Darwessh Al-Khawaja is a consultant neurosurgeon who completed his neurosurgical training both in Australia and abroad. This included training at St Vincents’ Hospital, Nepean Public Hospital, and Wollongong hospital. He completed his fellowship exam in Australia in 2007. Since then he has performed multiple advanced courses to further his neurosurgical training.
He completed multiple spinal surgical courses across Europe, and focussed on skull-base training both in the United States and St Vincents’ Hospital, Sydney. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, member of the American Association of Neurological Surgery and the Neurosurgical society of Australia. Furthermore he completed a fellowship with the Royal Australiasian College of Medical Administrators.
During his practice as a consultant neurosurgeon, Dr Al-khawaja has performed both cranial and spinal neurosurgery. Whilst his practice encompasses general neurosurgical procedures he also performs advanced neurosurgical operations including skull-base surgery, cerebello-pontine angle tumours, and endoscopic surgery.