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Vanessa Sammons Q and A
Mar 08, 2019
North Shore Private Hospital today celebrates International Women's Day - a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
North Shore Private Hospital doctors achieve 500th Deep Brain Stimulation surgery milestone
Mar 06, 2019
Two doctors from North Shore Private Hospital in St Leonards, Neurosurgeon Dr Raymond Cook and Neurologist Dr Paul Silberstein, along with the Sydney DBS team, have just completed their 500th deep brain stimulation surgery at the hospital. This is a significant achievement and a first for NSW.
Deep Brain Stimulation Support Group to be hosted at North Shore Private Hospital
Nov 29, 2018
North Shore Private Hospital are hosting a Deep Brain Stimulation Support Group on Friday 15 February 2019 at 10.30am. Those that have had DBS surgery as well as those considering DBS or require more information are very welcome.
Dr Richard Boyle - A Current Affair
Nov 12, 2018
“Life is not always straightforward.”
For a 14-year-old boy, it’s a lesson learnt perhaps a little too soon.
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With courtesy of 9news
New minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery at North Shore Private Hospital
Oct 08, 2018
Dr Levi Bassin, cardiothoracic surgeon at North Shore Private Hospital is using a new minimally invasive technique to treat cardiac patients at the hospital. The new technique (“mini mitral valve”) is a new development in the approach for mitral valve surgery, and is less invasive when compared to traditional open heart surgery.
Northern Pain Centre and Arthritis New South Wales
Jul 25, 2018
This month at North Shore Private Hospital we are very pleased to be hosting a free event for people suffering with knee pain from osteoarthritis.
Preparing patients with Parkinson’s Disease for surgery by Dr Paul Siberstein
May 31, 2018
I am often asked by my patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) who have upcoming elective surgery as to whether there is anything that their treating surgical teams need to take into particular consideration given the presence of their PD.
World Parkinson's Day Fundraiser at North Shore Private Hospital
Apr 17, 2018
April 11 is World Parkinson’s Day and North Shore Private Hospital held a fundraiser to support the Shake it Up Australia Foundation and the work they do for Parkinson’s research. Sydney DBS organised a cupcake stall to raise funds and were well supported from visiting patients, families and staff from NSPH. Clinical Nurse Educator Morena Hill and Nurse Unit Manager from the Neurosurgical Ward Karen Morrison manned the stall and provided helpful information on Parkinson’s disease for those who stopped by to donate.
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Education Seminar at North Shore Private Hospital
Feb 22, 2018
North Shore Private doctors, Neurologist Dr Paul Silberstein and Neurosurgeon Dr Raymond Cook are course conveners for an education seminar on Parkinson's Disease & DBS for Neurologists, Physicians and Parkinson's Disease Nurses interested in learning more about DBS as a treatment option for Parkinson's Disease (PD), Tremor, Dystonia and Tourette Syndrome.
Research Update - Respiratory Infections Can Trigger a Heart Attack
Oct 19, 2017
New research from the co-located Ramsay North Shore Private/Royal North Shore Hospital Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory in Sydney finds the risk of a heart attack is increased 17-fold in the week following a respiratory infection such as influenza or pneumonia.