Dr Alex Koefman (Neurosurgeon)
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Dr Alex Koefman is a graduate of the University of Tasmania (MBBS, Hons). He has undertaken specialist training in neurosurgery throughout Australia, including The Canberra Hospital, the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital for Children in Perth, and the Princess Alexandra, Royal Brisbane, and Lady Cilento Children’s Hospitals in Brisbane. During this time, Mr Koefman was trained and mentored by many of Australia's most senior subspecialty neurosurgeons. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and a member of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia.
Dr Alex Koefman is actively involved in spinal research and has published his independent research on lower back pain in The Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. He is currently pursuing further research in the field of spinal biomechanics.
Dr Alex Koefman specialises in all aspects of spine surgery, including complex trauma, degenerative and neuro-oncological conditions, as well as congenital spine conditions. He has trained in minimally invasive surgical techniques, commonly known as 'keyhole surgery’, and in traditional 'open’ surgical techniques.
Dr Alex Koefman's philosophy toward spine surgery centres around minimalistic and safe intervention.
- Affiliated Clinics
- Queensland Neurosurgery & Spine Surgery (QNS)
- Affiliated Organisations
- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
- Medical Conditions
- nerve pain
- bulging disc
- cervical myelopathy
- spinal arthritis
- lumbar canal stenosis
- spinal tumours
- brain tumours
- pituitary tumours
- subdural haematomas
- spinal surgery
- Brain surgery
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- 3D-printed Titanium Prosthetic Reconstruction of the C2 Vertebra: Techniques and Outcomes of Three Consecutive Cases https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31809469/
- Functional magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of lumbosacral radiculopathic pain https://thejns.org/spine/view/journals/j-neurosurg-spine/25/4/article-p517.xml