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Dr Michael Biggs


  • Neurosurgery

Dr Michael Biggs MBBS FRACS MBA AMA(M) is a Neurosurgeon specialising in brain tumours; base of skull

tumours including meningioma and acoustic neuroma; treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm; spinal surgery; and peripheral nerve surgery including carpal tunnel release, ulnar nerve decompression, meralgia paraesthetica, common peroneal nerve palsy, brachial plexus reconstruction and neurogenic tumours (schwannomas and neurofibromas).

Dr Biggs graduated MBBS from Sydney University and undertook advanced neurosurgical training in Sydney. He completed fellowships in Toronto, Pittsburgh, Phoenix and New Orleans, in Base of Skull Surgery, Microvascular Decompression and Peripheral Nerve Surgery, working with legends of world Neurosurgery (Professors Sekhar, Janetta, Spetzler and Kline).

Dr Biggs was a consultant Neurosurgeon at Royal North Shore Hospital from 1993 until 2014, stepping aside to allow younger Neurosurgeons to be appointed. He established the Neurosurgical Unit at North Shore Private Hospital in 1998, and was Head of Department from July 1998 until April 2015.

He is a founding member of The Brain Cancer Group, formerly Sydney Neuro Oncology Group (SNOG), a group dedicated to raising money for Brain Cancer research, education and patient/carer support. To date, over $10 million has been raised since SNOG was incorporated as a tax deductible registered charity.

Dr Biggs continues to undertake research projects and publish in Australian and International Journals.

Dr Biggs’ surgical practice at Brisbane Waters Private will include:

• Peripheral nerve surgery including:

- carpal tunnel syndrome

- ulnar nerve release

- lateral femoral cutaneous nerve release

- nerve tumours

Practice 1: 19 Kingsley Avenue Woy Woy NSW 2256
Phone: 02 8320 0577
Fax: 02 8212 5859
Practice 2: The Element Building, Suite 2, Level 1, 200 Central Coast Highway Erina NSW 2250
Phone: 02 8320 0577
Fax: 02 8212 5859

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