Dr Andrew Kam

MBBS (Sydney) FRACS (Neurosurgery)


Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon

Academic Appointments

Dr Andrew Kam is an Australian trained Neurosurgeon who is also a Fellowship trained Spinal Surgeon. He obtained his medical degree from Sydney University in 1990, and underwent his Neurosurgery training at Royal Adelaide Hospital and Westmead Hospital, completing his training in 1999 and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in Neurosurgery.

Dr Kam spent 18 months working as a Spine Fellow at the prestigious Department of Neurosurgery at Stanford University Medical Centre in California advancing his knowledge in the treatment of complex spinal surgery.

Upon the completion of his US spine fellowship, Dr Kam returned to Australia in 2001 and was apppinted as a consultant Neurosurgeon at Westmead Hospital, a teaching hospital affiliated with Sydney University. Dr Kam was an elected member of the Executive of the Neurogsurgical Society of Australasia for 8 years, and the society's representative of the New South Wales branch of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He was a Committee member of the Spine Clinical Advisory Group (SPCAG) for 7 years.

Dr Kam has a strong interest in Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and Robotics-Assisted Spinal Surgery utilising the MAZOR Renaissanceā„¢ Robotic System, cervical and lumbar disc arthroplasty, degenerative scoliosis, traumatic and oncologic conditions of the spine. Dr Kam has been heavily iinvolved with Neurosurgery training at Westmead Hospital and continues to mentor SET Trainees and Spine Fellows, and has been an invited speaker and instructor in numerous cadaveric courses throughout Australasia and North America. He continues to contribute to the education and development of future spine surgeons with an emphasis on safety, efficacy, and efficiency of surgical skills.

Website: www.brainspinecentre.com.au/dr-andrew-c-kam.html

Rooms for Consultations

Norwest Private Hospital - Medical Suite G12
SAN Clinic

Hospitals Visited

Norwest Private Hospital
Westmead Public Hospital
Westmead Private Hospital
Sydney Adventist Hospital

Other Positions Held

Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Member of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, Spine Society of Australia, North American Spine Society, Congress of Neurological Surgery and Society of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery.