Surgical Experience

Dr. Santosh Poonnoose has primarily specialised in Spine and Neuro surgery over twenty years

Dr. Santosh Poonnoose
About Doctor

Santosh Isaac Poonnoose


Dr. Poonnoose works at the Calvary Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre as a Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon. He is a board member of the Neurosurgical Research Foundation and has currently become the NRF Chair of the Scientific Committee. He is also the director of the South Australian Neurological Tumour Bank.

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Why Choose
Dr Poonnoose

  • Your Care
  • Expert Surgeon
  • Dedicated Team
  • Full Assessment
  • Integrated Multidis- ciplinary Approach

Understanding your musculoskeletal pains,
causes, and your treatment options are essential.

  • What is Back Pain?
  • What Can Cause Back Pain?
  • What Are Your Treatment Options?
  • What Are Your Success Factors?
  • What Do I Do Next?
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  • Awake Craniotomy (when near speech and high-level activities)
  • Brain Mapping (for identifying functional areas of the brain)
  • Functional MRI (imaging for blood flow analysis)
  • Tractography (from the surface area to other areas of the brain)
  • MDT Therapies (Radiation Therapy, Chemo, etc)
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