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Mr Reece Sher

MBBS (Hons), FRACS (Neurosurgery)

Mr Reece Sher


Mr Reece Sher is an Australian trained neurosurgeon and spinal surgeon. He completed his neurosurgical and spinal surgical training in highly regarded institutions including Royal North Shore Hospital, Royal Hobart Hospital, Monash Hospital, Monash Children's Hospital and Austin Hospital.

He has further completed a combined neurosurgical and orthopaedic spinal surgery fellowship at the Austin Hospital. Mr Sher has received extensive training in all facets of neurosurgery and spinal surgery. He is adept at traditional (open) surgical techniques and modern minimally invasive neurosurgical and spinal surgical techniques, as well as surgical adjuncts such as cranial and spinal navigation (stereotaxy), neuromonitoring and robotics.

Mr Sher’s research interests include neuro-oncology (brain and spine tumour), hydrocephalus, cerebrovascular (aneurysm) and degenerative disc disease.

He regularly presents at highly competitive national and international conferences. His postgraduate study (PhD candidate at Monash University) on the role of mesenchymal precursor stem cells in the repair of disc degeneration was awarded the prestigious Best Basic Science Paper Award at North American Spine Society annual meeting in Florida, USA.

The focus of Mr Sher’s practice is to preserve motion, promote mobility and optimise functional outcomes for his patients whilst minimising surgical and non-surgical complications.

Mr Sher has public appointments at the Austin and Northern Hospitals.


His particular area of interest includes:

  • Neuro-oncology (brain and spine tumour)
  • Microvascular decompression (trigeminal neuralgia)
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Motion preservation spinal technologies (disc replacement)
  • Degenerative disc disease and disc prolapse
  • Peripheral nerve surgery. 
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John Fawkner Private Hospital


275 Moreland Road, Coburg 3058