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Dr Michael Wong


  • Neurosurgery

Dr Michael Wong is a well-respected neurosurgeon and spinal surgeon. He is highly experienced in treating cranial and spinal conditions. Dr Wong has further interest in complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery. He has pioneered latest techniques in treating complex spinal disorder.

Dr Wong received his undergraduate medical training at the University of Adelaide. During his undergraduate study, Dr Wong completed an additional year of research in neurosurgery under the supervision of Professor Peter Reilly and was awarded an Honours degree in Bachelor of Medical Science.

Dr Wong spent his first 2 years of neurosurgery training in Adelaide before moving to Melbourne to undertake his PhD study under Professor Andrew Kaye. Dr Wong’s doctoral research was on a novel therapy for malignant brain tumours. Dr Wong was awarded the prestigious Peter Leech Prize for the best scientific research by the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia in 2007.

His research received international recognition at the American Association of Cancer Research Centennial Conference and the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies meeting in 2007. This novel treatment attracted both government and private funding and was subsequently patented for medical use.

Dr Wong completed his neurosurgery training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and was awarded the Fellowship of The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Subsequent to his training in Melbourne, Dr Wong completed a fellowship in brain tumour surgery with Professor Takeshi Kawase in Tokyo, Japan. He gained further experience in complex spinal surgery in Murnau Trauma Center in Germany, Charite University, Campus Virchow Hospital in Berlin, Germany, University of Frankfurt Hospital in Germany, Sanraku Hospital in Tokyo, Japan, University of Poitiers Hospital in France, University of Bordeaux Hospital in France, and Montsouris Mutual Hospital Institute in Paris, France, and University of Innsbruck Hospital in Austria.

Dr Wong is a member of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia and an examiner for the Royal Australasia College of Surgeons. He conducts regular teaching sessions for undergraduate medical students at the Melbourne University. He is also involved in postgraduate training of neurosurgery trainees. He is a reviewer for The Journal of Neuroscience. Dr Wong currently plays an active role in brain tumour research at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Melbourne University.

Dr Wong holds public hospital appointments at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.


Dr Wong’s Private Consulting

Tel: +61 3 9329 0816

Fax: +61 3 9329 0704

PO Box 838, Parkville, VIC, 3052

Email: [email protected]

Main office: Dr Michael Wong

Suite 311 Level 3

55 Flemington Road

North Melbourne

Phone: 03 9329 0816

Fax: 03 9329 0704

Email: [email protected]

Also consults at:

Dr Michael Wong – Mount Waverley

369 Waverley Road

Mt Waverley VIC 3149

Mulgrave Private Hospital

48 Blanton Dr

Mulgrave VIC 3170

Bendigo Primary Care Centre

123 Arnold Street,

Bendigo VIC 3550

Specialists on Drummond

102A Drummond

Street North,

Ballarat VIC 3350

John Fawkner Hospital

275 Moreland Road,

Coburg VIC 3058