Associate Professor Behzad Eftekhar

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Surgery, Nepean Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 98123500

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Biographical details

DrDr Behzad Eftekhar completed his neurosurgical training in Tehran University in 1995. During his academic career at Tehran
Dr Behzad Eftekhar completed his neurosurgical training in Tehran University in 1995. During his academic career at Tehran
University, he was awarded the position of Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery. He obtained a Master of Public Health in
2003.
A/Prof Behzad Eftekhar completed his neurosurgical training in Tehran University in 1995. During his academic career at Tehran University, he was awarded the position of Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery. He obtained a Master of Public Health in 2003.
Dr Eftekhar migrated to Australia with his family in 2006. He furthered his Australasian neurosurgical experience in Royal Hobart Hospital (Tasmania), Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital (Perth), Royal Perth Hospital, Dunedin Hospital (New Zealand) and subspecialty training in Cerebrovascular Neurosurgeryunder the mentorship of Professor Michael Morgan..
Dr Eftekhar is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, member of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia and member of the Congress of Neurological Surgery(US). He has published over 35 peer-reviewed papers.
He is experienced in tumour and spinal surgery, with a special interest in cerebrovascular pathologies including aneurysms, stroke and arteriovenous malformations.
A/Prof Behzad Eftekhar is head of department of Neurosurgery in Nepean hospital.
of the Congress of Neurological Surgery(US). He has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers. Behzad Eftekhar completed his neurosurgical training in Tehran University in 1995. During his academic career at Tehran
University, he was awarded the position of Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery. He obtained a Master of Public Health in
2003.
Dr Eftekhar migrated to Australia with his family in 2006. He furthered his Australasian neurosurgical experience in Royal Hobart
Hospital (Tasmania), Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital (Perth), Royal Perth Hospital, Dunedin Hospital (New Zealand) and subspecialty
training in Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery at the Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University.
Dr Eftekhar is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, member of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia and member
of the Congress of Neurological Surgery(US). He has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers.

Current projects

I am working on a prediction model to differentiate between aneurysms with high risk of rupture from those that have less risk of SAH, based on fluid dynamic studies. Local Australian graduates are welcome to join me in this project.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Scandrett, K., Vonhoff, C., Dower, A., Eftekhar, B. (2018). App-assisted external ventricular catheter insertion with display casting. Operative Neurosurgery, 14(4), 461. [More Information]
  • Dadmehr, M., Bahrami, M., Eftekhar, B., Ashraf, H., Ahangar, H. (2018). Chest compression for syncope in medieval Persia. European Heart Journal, 39(29), 2700-2701. [More Information]
  • Dadmehr, M., Amini-Behbahani, F., Eftekhar, B., Minaei, B., Bahrami, M. (2018). Peritoneum as an origin of epilepsy from the viewpoint of Avicenna. Neurological Sciences, 39(6), 1121-1124. [More Information]
  • Minaei, B., Amini-Behbahani, F., Bahrami, M., Eftekhar, B., Bahraini, A., Dadmehr, M. (2018). The relationship between peritoneum and body organs in Persian medicine. Iranian Journal of Public Health, 47(7), 1063-1064.
  • Dadmehr, M., Eftekhar, B., Bahrami, M. (2017). Response to: Avicenna (Ibn Sina) aspect of atherosclerosis. International Journal of Cardiology, 239, 25-26. [More Information]
  • Dadmehr, M., Behbahani, F., Bahrami, M., Eftekhar, B. (2017). Response to: Joveini (Al-Akhawayni) and the early knowledge on Circle of Willis. International Journal of Cardiology, 234, 119-120. [More Information]
  • Eftekhar, B. (2017). Smartphone as a Remote Touchpad to Facilitate Visualization of 3D Cerebral Angiograms during Aneurysm Surgery. Journal of Neurological Surgery. Part A: Central European Neurosurgery, 78(5), 502-506. [More Information]
  • Eftekhar, B. (2016). A smartphone app to assist scalp localization of superficial supratentorial lesions - Technical note. World Neurosurgery, 85, 359-363. [More Information]
  • Eftekhar, B. (2016). App-assisted external ventricular drain insertion. Journal of Neurosurgery, 125(3), 754-758. [More Information]

2018

  • Scandrett, K., Vonhoff, C., Dower, A., Eftekhar, B. (2018). App-assisted external ventricular catheter insertion with display casting. Operative Neurosurgery, 14(4), 461. [More Information]
  • Dadmehr, M., Bahrami, M., Eftekhar, B., Ashraf, H., Ahangar, H. (2018). Chest compression for syncope in medieval Persia. European Heart Journal, 39(29), 2700-2701. [More Information]
  • Dadmehr, M., Amini-Behbahani, F., Eftekhar, B., Minaei, B., Bahrami, M. (2018). Peritoneum as an origin of epilepsy from the viewpoint of Avicenna. Neurological Sciences, 39(6), 1121-1124. [More Information]
  • Minaei, B., Amini-Behbahani, F., Bahrami, M., Eftekhar, B., Bahraini, A., Dadmehr, M. (2018). The relationship between peritoneum and body organs in Persian medicine. Iranian Journal of Public Health, 47(7), 1063-1064.

2017

  • Dadmehr, M., Eftekhar, B., Bahrami, M. (2017). Response to: Avicenna (Ibn Sina) aspect of atherosclerosis. International Journal of Cardiology, 239, 25-26. [More Information]
  • Dadmehr, M., Behbahani, F., Bahrami, M., Eftekhar, B. (2017). Response to: Joveini (Al-Akhawayni) and the early knowledge on Circle of Willis. International Journal of Cardiology, 234, 119-120. [More Information]
  • Eftekhar, B. (2017). Smartphone as a Remote Touchpad to Facilitate Visualization of 3D Cerebral Angiograms during Aneurysm Surgery. Journal of Neurological Surgery. Part A: Central European Neurosurgery, 78(5), 502-506. [More Information]

2016

  • Eftekhar, B. (2016). A smartphone app to assist scalp localization of superficial supratentorial lesions - Technical note. World Neurosurgery, 85, 359-363. [More Information]
  • Eftekhar, B. (2016). App-assisted external ventricular drain insertion. Journal of Neurosurgery, 125(3), 754-758. [More Information]

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