Dr Janusz Bonkowski MBBS, FRCS, FRACS
Located on The Wesley Hospital Campus
Dr Janusz Bonkowski is an experienced neurosurgeon and spinal surgeon with a wealth of expertise in disorders of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. He is new to the Wesley, having come from private practice in Christchurch, New Zealand where he practiced for 19 years.
Since his arrival in Brisbane, he has worked as a VMO in Neurosurgery at the Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital and locum co-ordinator of the undergraduate surgical training program at the University of Queensland, before joining BrizBrain & Spine in February 2013.
His special interest is degenerative disorders of the spine and microsurgical techniques in the management of spinal pathology. He also lectures and is published on the role of anterior foramenotomy in cervical disc disease and on skull base surgery, cerebrospinal fluid dynamics, endocrine disturbances in SAH and Medical Ethics.
After completing his medical training at the University of Adelaide in 1971, he then studied in London, qualifying as a General Surgeon in 1975 before completing his neurosurgery training. Dr Bonkowski has practiced in London, across the UK, Auckland, Christchurch and Australia.
He is a member of the Neurological Society of Australia, the Neurological Association of New Zealand, AO Spine and the North America Spine Society.