David is and orthopaedic surgeon specialising in spinal surgery. He has built a reputation as an expert surgeon with a careful and considered approach to the treatment of disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. David has particular expertise in microdiscectomy. David has a unique perspective on the treatment of the spine, having qualified as a chiropractor from RMIT in 1980. He subsequently underwent medical training and graduated with Honours from the University of Melbourne. He also won the Stirling prize for Clinical Surgery in his final year. He underwent resident training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and was subsequently accepted for the Orthopaedic Training program. He completed this in 1999 when he became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He travelled overseas in 1999 and completed a spinal fellowship at one of the prominent spinal centres in the United Kingdom at Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, England. David trained in surgical & nonsurgical treatments of spinal conditions. He is committed to teaching & research for Medical & Allied Health Professionals.