Dr Michael Biggs

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Qualifications

MB BS, FRACS


Specialty

Neurosurgery


Areas of Interests

  • Base of skull surgery
  • Trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm
  • Peripheral nerve surgery 
  • Brain tumours
  • Spinal surgery

Address

North Shore Private Hospital, 3 Westbourne Street
St Leonards NSW 2065


Phone

8320 0577


Email

info@biggsneuro.surgery


Website

www.biggsneuro.surgery


Other practice locations

Rooms at: Dee Why, Erina, and Darwin (refer to website for details)


Bio

Dr Biggs specialises in brain tumours; base of skull tumours (meningioma and acoustic neuroma); trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm; spinal surgery; and peripheral nerve surgery (carpal tunnel release, ulnar nerve decompression, meralgia paraesthetica, common peroneal nerve palsy, brachial plexus reconstruction and neurogenic tumours such as schwannomas and neurofibromas). 

Dr Biggs graduated MBBS from Sydney University and undertook advanced neurosurgical training in Sydney. He completed fellowships in Toronto, Pittsburgh, Phoenix and New Orleans, in Base of Skull Surgery, Microvascular Decompression and Peripheral Nerve Surgery.

Dr Biggs was a consultant Neurosurgeon at Royal North Shore Hospital from 1993 until 2014, stepping aside to allow younger Neurosurgeons to be appointed. He established the Neurosurgical Unit at North Shore Private Hospital in 1998, and was Head of Department from July 1998 until April 2015.

Dr Biggs has been past Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee, and Patient Care Review Committee, and served in a two-year term as Director of Medical Services from April 2015 to April 2017 at North Shore Private, Castlecrag Private, and Hunters Hill Private Hospitals. 

He is a founding member and Director of Sydney Neuro Oncology Group, and continues to undertake research projects and publish in Australian and International Journals.