Mr Gonzalvo, Head of Neurosurgery at the Austin, is a neurosurgeon specialising in spinal surgery and skull base surgery. He is one of the very few surgeons in Australia to have been trained in combined neurosurgery and orthopaedic spinal fellowships. These were completed in internationally recognised leading centres over more than three years. He also dedicated a year to further research and sub-specialisation on skull base and spinal tumours. His areas of expertise in the fields of spine and skull base surgery include microsurgery, keyhole surgery and endoscopic surgery.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Richmond

Suite 7.5 Level 7 32 Erin Street
Richmond VIC 3121

Consulting Location

Warrigal Private Hospital

214 Burgundy Street
Heidelberg VIC 3084

Consulting Location

Level 4 10 Martin Street
Heidelberg VIC 3084

Special interests

  • Spinal surgery
  • Brain and spinal tumours
  • Skull base surgery
  • Pituitary tumours
  • Microsurgery


  • Spinal tumours, Austin Health
  • Neurofibromatosis, Sydney Neuro-oncology Group
  • Spinal Infections, Austin Health


  • MD

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
The Institute focuses on neurology, neurosurgery and spinal surgery.