Patient Outcomes

Bianca (26), Legal secretary  –  L5/S1 Artificial disc replacement

“You are truly Australia’s No 1 neurosurgeon. I appreciate everything you have done and you have given me a new lease on life. You are my saviour”.

Richard (42), Commercial airline pilot (Captain)  –  L4/5 Artificial disc replacement

“Thank you for enabling me to re-engage in life. Your understanding, patience and professional expertise throughout has been truly amazing. Thank you to all members of your team who assisted in achieving this wonderful result. For 18 months life had presented inconceivable challenges and at times a normal life was a distant memory.   My life now presents a very bright and positive future thanks to you”.

Beryl (59), Midwife  –  Right carpal tunnel release

“Thank you for a top job. Everything from the first encounter was fantastic. I felt heard and taken seriously. You explained everything thoroughly. Being in the health profession myself, I am witness to a variety of professional standards and practice. Many practitioners would do well to model their bedside manner on you. My husband was especially appreciative of you contacting him so soon after surgery to inform him of how the procedure had gone. I would have no hesitation in recommending you to others. The Epworth experience was faultless”.

Elizabeth (69)  –  C6/7 Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion

“Thank you sincerely for taking away the terrible pain which I had endured for some months. I cannot believe the skill involved in removing the offending disc in my neck”.

Brian (63)  –  1st stage L2/3 Laminectomy with 2nd stage L5/S1 Anterior lumbar inter body fusion (ALIF)

“Since my accident, I have met some of Australia’s “special people”. Upon meeting you, I knew the right decision had been made. Your positive outlook, professionalism and efficient approach instilled so much confidence in me, that I knew the perfect result would be achieved. The wonderful staff in the hospital, medical, nursing and rehabilitation, all made this difficult time pass without complication. You will be proud to hear that your reputation precedes you. When your name is mentioned in hospital, all staff hold you in such high regard – and rightly so.

Thank you for setting my life’s journey back on track – you are definitely the best”.

Johanna (72)  –  L4/5 & L5/S1 Oblique lumbar interbody fusion (OLIF)

“Your professional skill is amazing! Many thanks for giving my life back. I will take great care of it”.

Erika (74)  –  L3/4 Laminectomy

“Thank you for giving me back my life. I am enjoying every day – one at a time. Recently walked 60km throughout beautiful Verona in 4 days and thanked you every 10km”.

Alistair (43)  –  L5/S1 Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF)

“I just wanted to say a big thank you regarding the unique and extraordinary way your practice runs.   Following consultation, I left your rooms feeling very positive, informed and with a sense that “it was all under control”.

I loved how you all seemed to work together as a team, and with the numerous medical appointments/assessments under my belt, I can confidently say that I have never come across this type of teamwork before.

As a word of encouragement to you all, “keep up this best practice” approach, as it really does make a difference to the patients that walk into your consulting rooms”.

Roze (45) – Left L4/5 Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

“Your brilliant as a neurosurgeon & your human compassion not only got me through one of the hardest times in my life, it was aldo instrumental in getting me justice in court.  God certainly blessed me with the best specialist option to have in my corner.

Will all my thanks from the bottom of my heart”.


Paul (45) – Left L2/3 Microdiscectomy

“We can not thank you enough for the treatment received by you.  Your patience, empathy and kindness is boundless.  Your comforting words before surgery gave me confidence and reassurance.

Thank you for your tremendous skill performing my surgery.  You are a wonderful person, to whom we will be forever grateful”.


Darren (47) – L4/5 Artificial disc replacement & L5/S1 Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF)

“Having had major back surgery a number of years ago I never expected that I’d be physically capable of running long distance.  But with determination and the right support, I trained hard for the Gold Coast marathon and completed it in reasonable time.  On return from such achievement I took on a larger challenge, the Melbourne Marathon.  I completed 42.2km and what a feeling!  The legs were done but the emotion is incredible.

A special thanks to Greg for your huge effort.”