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Prof Richard Bittar

MBBS(Hons), PhD, FRACS

Prof Richard Bittar

Neurosurgery

Professor Richard Bittar is an experienced Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon who specialises in the treatment of spinal conditions, brain tumours, and movement disorders.

Richard currently has performed more robotic spinal surgery procedures than any other surgeon in Victoria and runs the largest Psychosurgery service in Australasia. He has published dozens of scientific articles, and has presented his work at numerous national and international meetings. He prides himself on treating patients with dignity and respect, continuously providing consultations, assessments and treatments of the highest standard. 

Expertise

Richard was the first surgeon in Victoria to perform:

• Robotic spinal surgery

• Deep brain stimulation for Tourette’s, chronic pain, depression and obsessive compulsive disorder

• Stereotactic radiosurgery for brain tumours 

Interests

Clinical interests include

• Robotic spinal surgery • Disc prolapse and spinal stenosis • Deep brain stimulation • Brain tumours • Cervical and lumbar spine surgery • Keyhole and complex spinal surgery • Spinal cord and occipital nerve stimulation • Carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve surgery

Deep Brain Stimulation • Parkinson’s disease • Essential Tremor • Tourette’s syndrome

Brain and spinal tumours • Gliomas, metastases, meningiomas

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PROF RICHARD BITTAR
is available at

Melbourne Private Hospital

ADDRESS

Royal Parade, Parkville 3052