A/Prof James Van Gelder


About A/Prof James Van Gelder

A/Prof James Van Gelder is a Neurosurgeon providing Neurosurgery services in Burwood, Sydney, Australia.

The following description is a generic description for the category and does not necessarily reference all the services/ procedures offered by A/Prof James Van Gelder.


Neurosurgery, also known as brain surgery, treats problems in the brain and the structures around it. Access is gained by a making an opening in the cranium (skull). A flap of skull bone is removed, usually to be replaced after surgery. There are many reasons for neurosurgery, including taking a tissue sample (biopsy) of a tumour or removing it, treating bleeding (haemorrhage) or blood clots (haematomas) resulting from injuries; weaknesses in blood vessels (cerebral aneurysms); abnormal blood vessels; damage to tissues covering the brain; infections; severe nerve or facial pain; skull fractures; pressure in the brain after an injury or stroke; and some forms of seizure disorders (e.g. epilepsy). Neurosurgery is performed with general anaesthesia.

Contact A/Prof James Van Gelder

02 9747 6630
Ste 107, The Sydney Spine Institute
3 Railway Pde
Sydney 2134 NSW

02 9747 6630
106-161 Bigge St
Liverpool 2170 NSW

02 9747 6630
San Clinic, Ste 402
185 Fox Valley Rd
Wahroonga 2076 NSW

3 Railway Pde Sydney NSW 2134 Australia
Page last updated on 1 November 2017