About

Mr Christopher Thien graduated from Monash University with honours in 1985. After his internship at the Alfred Hospital, he spent two years working in surgical research for the Alfred Hospital Department of Surgery and Monash University. This was followed by three years of general surgery resident and registrar positions. He commenced neurosurgery training in 1992 and completed this in 1995, becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australian college of Surgeons. Mr Thien manages all neurosurgical conditions, both cranial and spinal. He has a special interest in neurovascular surgery as well as intracranial tumours and epilepsy. The focus of his spinal surgery is a minimally invasive approach and he is well experienced in reconstructive spinal surgery.

Qualifications

  • MBBS Monash University
  • FRACS
  • Alfred Medical School

Professional Associations

  • NSA

Special interests

  • Cranial
  • Spinal
  • Cerebral tumours
  • Cerebral aneurysm

Education and training

Research

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Hospital

Epworth Eastern

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Suite 8.2
32 Erin Street
Richmond
VIC
3121

Consulting Location

1 Arnold Street
Box Hill
VIC
3128
Clinical institute

Neurosciences Clinical Institute

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Dr Amanda Gilligan
Director
The Institute focuses on neurology, neurosurgery and spinal surgery.