Dr Hazem Akil is an Australian trained Neurosurgeon and Spine surgeon with unique global experience. He underwent his post graduate surgical training in the UK (Edinburgh, London) and was granted a full membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2004. Following this, Dr Akil moved to Australia to further pursue his surgical career where he enrolled in the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons neurosurgical training program. During many years of training Dr Akil gained valuable experience in major neurosurgical units in both Sydney and Melbourne and was awarded a Royal Australasian College of Surgeons neurosurgical fellowship. Dr Akil has gone on to obtain further intensive training in complex spine surgery as part of the prestigious AOSpine fellowship under the guidance of Dr Geoffrey Askin in Brisbane, Queensland. With a particular clinical interest in diagnosis and treatment of spinal disorders and peripheral nerves disease, Dr Akil’s philosophy is that surgical management should be tailored and personalised, he believes every patient is a unique case.