Dr Caroline Tan

Dr Caroline Tan

  • Neurosurgery
Hospitals
654 Queensberry Street
North Melbourne 3051 VIC
03 9342 2446
03 8677 3356

Where we are

75 Kangan Drive Berwick VIC 3806
101 Drummond Street North Ballarat VIC 3350

Dr Tan is an alumnus of the University of Melbourne medical school and trained in Melbourne and Adelaide before her admission as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in the craft group of neurosurgery.

Dr Tan spent three years conducting research into tumour suppressor genes at Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute.Dr Tan also completed a Fellowship in at the John Hunter Hospital in New South Wales where she concentrated on doing complex spine surgery for degenerative, traumatic and neoplastic diseases of the spine. She has been been involved in neuroscience curriculum development at Deakin University Medical School and has lectured second year medical school students for more than eight years.

Dr Tan is a general neurosurgeon with the capability for managing any surgically treatable neurological disease of the brain, spine and peripheral nervous system. Her sub-specialty interests are brain tumours, trigeminal neuralgia, spinal disc replacement, minimally invasive spine surgery and robotic surgery. She regularly attends major international and domestic conferences and meetings to ensure that she is across the latest developments in her specialty.

Dr Tan is known as an excellent communicator with a warm and empathetic style. She welcomes all referrals, whether privately insured or not, including TAC, Workcover and overseas patients. She promptly responds to all calls and messages within 24 hours.

Specialties:
  • Neurosurgery

  • MBBS
  • FRACS
  • Mandarin
  • Turkish

Telehealth consultations: No

Treats Children: No

EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) ID: drneuros

654 Queensberry Street
North Melbourne 3051 VIC
03 9342 2446
03 8677 3356

Where we are

75 Kangan Drive Berwick VIC 3806
101 Drummond Street North Ballarat VIC 3350
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