Dr Mark J. Winder

BAppSc, MBBS (Hons), MS, FRACS

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Languages: English


  • Neurosurgery

Areas of Interest

  • Minimally invasive spine
  • Pituitary
  • Skull base

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney, NSW

St Vincent's Private Hospital
Suite 1302, Level 13
East Wing Building
406 Victoria Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010

T: (02) 8382 6724

F: (02) 8382 6736

E: admin@sydneybrainandspine.com


Dr Mark J. Winder is a Neurosurgeon. He operates at St Vincent’s Public and Private Hospitals. He is the Director of Clinical Training for Neurosurgical Trainees at St Vincent’s and is actively involved in current evidence based research.

Dr Mark Winder has a special interest in innovative technology that allows doctors to see intercranial processes without breaching the skull. This goes hand in hand with his preference of minimally invasive procedures where at all possible. Dr Winder has undertaken subspecialist training in North America. completing a 12 month Combined Spinal Fellowship at the University of Calgary. This had a specific focus on Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery.
Dr Winder has trained under some of North America’s finest specialist spinal surgeons. He was able to publish and present his research at several North American Spinal Meetings.

Upon completion of the Australasian Neurosurgical Fellowship, Dr Winder was selected for a Minimally Invasive Skull Base Fellowship. This was at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute and Swedish Science Foundation in Seattle USA. Here, he was mentored by internationally renowned skull base neurosurgeons Dr Marc Mayberg, Dr David Newell and Dr Greg Foltz.

Dr Winder completed a master in surgery and has over 20 years experience as a spine doctor and as a brain surgeon. He is currently involved in the development of the Australasian Neurosurgical Curriculum. He is similarly keen to foster international academic relationships through conjoint fellowship programs. Dr Windner's rooms can be contacted to answer questions about the central nervous system, brain tumours, spinal cord problems and other brain and spinal conditions.