AND SPINE SURGEON
Dr Sergides is a Consultant Neurosurgeon on the North Shore
of Sydney who treats conditions of the brain, spine and
Find out more about Cranial, Spinal and Peripheral
nerve surgeries performed by Dr Sergides.
Dr Sergides is a Consultant Neurosurgeon in Sydney who treats conditions of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. He is dually qualified and has Fellowships of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and of the Royal College of Surgeons England.
He has undertaken further, advanced specialist training in spine surgery at the Royal North Shore Hospital and Sydney Adventist Hospital. He is one of two Neurosurgeons working in the Spinal Injuries Unit at Royal North Shore Hospital. His private consulting rooms are in Roseville (near the train station) and also in Double Bay.
His private consulting rooms are in Roseville, near the train station.
He is a member of the Wentworth Spine Clinic and works in close partnership with Mr William Sears.
The EOS® scanner at Sydney Adventist Hospital captures whole body images of a standing patient in a single scan without any stitching or vertical distortion. Frontal and Lateral digital images of any length may be obtained simultaneously, with an outstanding image quality. It does this using approximately 15% of the radiation dose of conventional X-ray.
The O-arm® Surgical Imaging System is a is optimized for use in spine surgery allowing surgeons to use instruments with extreme accuracy. It provides real-time, intra-operative imaging of a patient’s anatomy with high quality images and a large field-of-view in both two and three dimensions.
In order to access the brain, a temporary flap is made in the skull as small as is safely possible – this is called a craniotomy. Image guidance systems are almost always used to locate tumours, blood vessels and other lesions within the brain. Technology such as operating microscopes and endoscopes are routinely used.