Prof Girish Nair

Prof Girish Nair


Mr Girish Nair is a highly trained neurosurgeon with over fourteen years of experience. He has undergone specialised training in spine surgery and movement disorder surgery.

Mr Nair keeps up-to-date with the latest medical developments and treatment options in his speciality. As a result, he is always keen to make use of evolving technologies to deliver the best possible care for his patients.

For example, Mr Girish Nair is one of the few neurosurgeons in Melbourne who practices minimally invasive surgery for brain and spine operations. This technique offers significant clinical benefits. Most noteworthy, it has a positive impact on recovery time. This helps patients return to their normal lifestyle quicker.

As a consultant at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Footscray Hospital, Mr Nair engages in clinical research projects.
His strong interest in research lead to his recent involvement in a ground-breaking clinical trial. This involved the use of stem cells for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

He continues his academic pursuits by teaching medical students and neurosurgical trainees. Furthermore, this allows him to impart the skills and techniques on to future neurosurgeons.

In his free time Mr Girish Nair enjoys gardening with his family. In addition, he also loves travelling to new places with rich cultural heritage.

An exceptional neurosurgeon who performs surgery on:

– the brain

– spinal cord

peripheral nerves

– tumours

movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease

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