Dr Michelle Atkinson
Surgery of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
B Med (Newc) FRACS (A.Orth.A.)
Dr Michelle Atkinson is a Sydney trained orthopaedic surgeon who has subspecialised in surgery of the spine. She operates on all regions of the spine: cervical [the neck], thoracic [behind the chest] and lumbar [the lower back].
After completing the orthopaedic training programme, she travelled to centres of excellence in both the USA and The UK to further her training in spinal surgery. In the USA she worked with Professor Thomas Whitecloud in New Orleans and Dr Richard Holt in Louisville, Kentucky. She then travelled for further training to Birmingham in the UK, working at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital as a Fellow in the department with orthopaedic and neurosurgeons.