CENTRAL NEUROSURGERY

Central Neurosurgery is a neurosurgical consultation service and the practice of Dr Benjamin Jonker, located at the Brain and Mind Research Institute (BMRI).

Dr Jonker has a research interest in trigeminal neuralgia and a subspecialty interest in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. This specialty includes surgery and stereotactic radiosurgery for brain tumours and trigeminal neuralgia as well as treatment of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders with Deep Brain Stimulation. Dr Jonker also consults on general neurosurgical conditions and spine surgery.

Dr Jonker is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney and a consultant neurosurgeon at Royal Prince Alfred and St Vincents Hospitals. As well as his affiliation with the BMRI he is also affiliated with SOuRCe (Surgical Outcomes Research Centre) at the University of Sydney. He serves on the Medical Advisory Board of the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association of Australia and teaches Neurosurgery and Evidence Based Medicine at the University of Sydney Medical Program and through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Dr Jonker also makes himself available to participants in research studies involving brain magnetic resonance imaging at the BMRI.