Dr Anil Nair

Spine Surgeon

Dr Anil Nair treats patients with conditions of the spinal column. He is an Australian trained orthopaedic surgeon with dual orthopaedic and neurosurgical post fellowship training. His espoused mantra is the maintenance of quality of life and physical literacy  through high fidelity operative and non operative care.

Dr Nair went to high school in The Scots College in Sydney’s Bellevue Hill. He attended medical school in the University of Newcastle, where a passion for anatomy and physiology were fostered. His anatomy tutor was Emeritus Professor Nik Bogduk, a world renowned anatomist, with a focus on spinal anatomy.

Following basic surgical training in Sydney Dr Nair was accepted into advanced training under the auspicious of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Training at a host of hospitals including, Royal North Shore Hospital, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the Prince of Wales Hospital.  Upon obtaining surgical fellowship, Post fellowship sub-speciality spinal surgery training was undertaken in 3 imminent institutions:  The Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney,  Hospital for Special Surgery In Manhattan New York and the University of Manitoba Spine Program in Canada. 

Awards gained at the Post Fellowship level include: AO Spine Asia Pacific Fellow in Hospital for Special Surgery New York and The Australian Spine Society’s Clinical Bursary for overseas Post-Fellowship Spinal Training. Post fellowship training encompassed all aspects of spine afflictions.

Dr Nair has a particular interest in Complex Spinal Surgery,  minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Intervertebral Disc Replacement Surgery.  He is a member of The Australian Medical Association, The Australian Orthopaedic Association, and The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, AO Spine Society and The North American Spine Society and is formally involved in the selection and education of trainee surgeons.

Dr Anil Nair’s personal website: http://sydneyspinedoc.com.au/


  • BMed


  • Member of the Australian Medical Association
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Associate Member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • AO Spine Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Acedemy of Orthopaedic Surgeons


  • Lumbar spine surgery
  • Thoracic spine surgery
  • Cervical spine surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery


Phone:  02 8824 4944
Fax:  02 9012 0099
Email:  info@sydneyspinedoc.com.au
Website:  www.sydneyspinedoc.com.au