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Dr Richard Parkinson


Dr Richard Parkinson


Dr Parkinson is a neurosurgeon at Prince of Wales Private Hospital. He is a highly qualified and fellowship trained spinal and neurointerventional neurosurgeon who trained extensively both here and in the US. Dr Parkinson’s particular areas of focus include physical rehabilitation in professional athletes, spinal care and rehabilitation in high functioning military personnel and neurosurgical care of remote and indigenous people. Dr Parkinson also has a particular interest in sports injuries and the treatment of spinal injuries as they pertain to sport injury and has one of Australia’s largest series of Percutaneous Spinal Fusion surgery.


  • Minimally invasive and complex spinal surgery of the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine, including scoliosis surgery
  • Spine and brain injuries in athletes and sportspeople, including concussion
  • Physical rehabilitation from sports injuries, particularly in Rugby League and Rugby Union players
  • Neurosurgical care of remote and Indigenous people
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Prince of Wales Private Hospital


Barker Street, Randwick 2031