Dr David Oehme is a highly qualified Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon based in Melbourne. He is extensively trained in the management and treatment of complex spine conditions and brain tumours, with a strong focus on minimally invasive surgery and keyhole techniques. Dr Oehme specialises in the treatment of back pain, sciatica and degenerative diseases of the spine. Dr Oehme's specialised neurosurgery practice utilises new generation minimally invasive technology, minimising tissue destruction and pain, and maximising neurological function. Achieving the very best surgical outcomes, with a strong focus on complication avoidance, is the priority of his busy neurosurgical practice.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Eastern


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Suite B, Level 2, Healy Wing 41 Victoria Parade
Fitzroy VIC 3056

Special interests

  • Minimally invasive and keyhole techniques for surgery of the brain and spine
  • Degenerative diseases of the spine
  • Use of stem cell and novel biotechnologies to repair degenerative intervertebral discs

Education and training

  • St Vincent's Melbourne Neurosurgery Unit Resident Supervisor


  • Mesenchymal Precursor Cell Mediated Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Regeneration


  • MBBS, Monash University, 2004
  • PhD, Monash University, 2013
  • FRACS, Royal Australasian College Of Surgeons, 2015

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • RACS
  • NSA
  • CNS
  • NASS
The Institute focuses on neurology, neurosurgery and spinal surgery.