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Dr Scott Campbell( MBBS FRACS )

( Neurosurgeon )


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Dr Scott Campbell is an Australian trained neurosurgeon and holds the position of consultant neurosurgeon at Brisbane Private Hospital. Dr Campbell offers a comprehensive neurosurgical service with a special interest in spine surgery and pituitary surgery.

Dr Campbell is dedicated to providing a very high standard of neurosurgical care and works closely in conjunction with colleagues possessing expertise in other related areas including neurology, endocrinology, radiology, occupational therapy and physiotherapy.

Dr Campbell holds primary degrees in both medicine and surgery from the University of Queensland graduating in 1985.

In addition, he holds a fellowship in Neurosurgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Following completion of neurosurgical training in Brisbane in 1994, Dr Campbell undertook post graduate studies in the United Kingdom where he worked at both the King’s College Hospital and Atkinson Morley’s Hospital in London, furthering his special interests in spine surgery and pituitary surgery.


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  • 1985 – MBBS: QLD University.
  • 1994 – FRACS (Neurosurgery): Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Medical Association.
  • Neurosurgical Society of Australia.
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
  • Spine Society of Australia.
  • Foundation Member Medicolegal Interest Group – Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
  • Life Member – Medicolegal Society of Queensland.
  • ABIME independent medical examination course.

Continuing Medical Education

  • 2004 – ABIME Independent Medicolegal Examination Course.
  • 2006 – North American Spine Society Meeting: Seattle, USA.
  • 2007 – Congress of Neurological Surgeons Meeting: San Diego, USA.
  • 2010 – Britspine Meeting: Liverpool, UK.
  • 2011 – Eurospine: Milan, Italy.
  • 2013 – World Federation of Neurosurgeons Meeting, Seoul South Korea.
  • 2014 – Congress of Neurological Surgeons Meeting: Boston, USA.
  • 2015 – Neurosurgery Society of Australasia Meeting, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • 2017 – North American Spine Society Meeting, Orlando, USA.

Clinical Scope of Practice

  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Spine Surgery.
  • Cranial / Tumour Surgery
  • Microvascular Decompression Surgery.
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery


Dr Scott Campbell has extensive experience with medicolegal assessments and report writing and as an expert witness in court. He is recognized as a fair and objective reporter who offers an unbiased opinion.

Areas of Medicolegal Expertise

  • Whiplash – neck, mid and lower back
  • Spinal injuries – fracture, spinal cord injury, disc protrusion
  • Head injury
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Complex regional pain syndrome


  • Consultant Neurosurgeon: Royal Brisbane and Woman’s Hospital (1997-2015).
  • Director of Neurosurgery: Royal Brisbane Hospital (2001-2013).
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon: Brisbane Private Hospital (2015–current).

Additional Professional Activities and Contributions

In 2000 Dr Campbell was the first Australian surgeon to separate Siamese twins joined at the head. He separated a second set of twins one year later.

In 2003 Dr Campbell was awarded the Centenary Medal for distinguished services to medicine.


Dr Campbell has published a number of papers in the scientific literature and is a regular speaker at scientific meetings in the field of neurosurgery. He is an active member of the Neurosurgical Society of Australia and the Spine Society of Australia.