Dr Michelle Atkinson
is an Orthopaedic Surgeon subspecialising in Spinal Surgery. She operates on all regions of the spine, from the upper cervical spine C1 vertebra to the sacrum. Dr Atkinson graduated with a medical degree at Newcastle University. Her Orthopaedic training has been Sydney-based with several spinal surgeon placements at base hospitals in the country. After attaining her fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery, she travelled to Centres of Excellence in Spinal Surgery to complete further fellowships in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Louisville, Kentucky in the USA, and Birmingham in the UK. Her passion lies in discdegenerative disease and adult deformity. She has always been keen in maintaining independent and pain free mobility in the home for the elderly with spinal issues.
Dr Atkinson has consultation rooms in Eastwood, Dee Why and The SAN Clinic in Wahroonga and operates at Sydney Adventist Hospital.
Sydney Adventist Hospital (SAN)
The Hospital first started in 1903 as a ‘Sanitarium’ to provide a place of healing where people learned to stay well, and since then we have been affectionately known as ’the San’. The SAN is NSW’s largest single campus private hospital, a multi-award winning facility offering access to world class doctors, nurses and other health professionals who are dedicated to our patients’ welfare and are renowned for their expertise and special brand of care.