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A/Prof Mitchell Hansen


  • Neurosurgery


After growing up and attending high school in Bathurst NSW A/Prof Hansen went on to complete a number of degrees at different universities in both Australia and New Zealand.

A/Prof Hansen’s neurosurgical training was completed in NSW. He had training appointments at Royal Prince Alfred, Westmead Adults, Westmead Children’s, John Hunter and Royal North Shore Hospitals. He completed a fellowship in Complex Spine Surgery at John Hunter Hospital as well as the prestigious AO Spine Fellowship at the Toronto Western Hospital in Canada.

He has extensive surgical expertise in cranial, spinal and peripheral nerve surgery.


A/Prof Hansen also has a strong focus on research, completing a Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine from the University of Sydney. He has published many articles in peer-reviewed journals and given presentations at many international conferences.


A/Prof Hansen is currently a Consultant Neurosurgeon at John Hunter Adults and John Hunter Children’s and Newcastle Private Hospitals.

He has been appointed Conjoint Associate Professor in the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Newcastle.

Newcastle Brain & Spine, Suite 2, Kingston Bldg, Newcastle Private Hospital, 14 Lookout Rd New Lambton Heights NSW 2305
Phone: 02 4956 3440
Fax: 02 4027 5678