Dr.

David Oehme verifiedCreated with Sketch.

Neurosurgeon

Expert in: Spine, Surgical neuro-oncology, Spine ailments, Open intracranial surgery More

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  • K
    Location: Private practiceService: spondylolisthesis and central canal stenosis. Unable to stand or walk without severe sciatic pain

    Five hour surgery with complications from two cysts but excellent outcome. Home after two days, pain free in under two weeks. Now five weeks post surgery and back riding my bike and doing all normal activities. Dr Oehme, Arturo Gomez (anaesthetist) and the care at St Vincents Private Hospital cannot be faulted. Brilliant!

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    Private practice

    Suite B, Level 2, Healy Wing, St Vincent's Hospital, 41 Victoria Pde, Melbourne, Victoria

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    Patients' reviews

    5

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    7 reviews

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    • K
      Location: Private practiceService: spondylolisthesis and central canal stenosis. Unable to stand or walk without severe sciatic pain

      Five hour surgery with complications from two cysts but excellent outcome. Home after two days, pain free in under two weeks. Now five weeks post surgery and back riding my bike and doing all normal activities. Dr Oehme, Arturo Gomez (anaesthetist) and the care at St Vincents Private Hospital cannot be faulted. Brilliant!

    • G
      Location: Private practiceService: Multiple bulging disc

      Knowledgeable, attentive and compassionate. Experiencing 8 yrs of back pain to leg and lost my job with plenty of sleepless nights. Seen many surgeons all provided negative comments or sky rocketing gap fees if to proceed with back surgery. Until i read his review and decided to give it a try and never regretted it after my surgery 5 weeks ago.
      He had a team gathered with Chris Brooks for vascular and Arturo Gomez for anaesthestist and performed ALIF on my L5/S1 under 3 hr 15 mins. Woke up feeling groggy and have manageable pain with correct pain killers and now able to swim, walking up and down the stairs and walk normally on street pavement.
      He have all the areas for pre and post surgery needs covered and able to answered all my queries. He is aware of the latest technology and approach after i did an extensive study on my current condition and seen 10 over different neuro surgeons, in victoria and nsw along a few other pain doctors none helps. He is genuine with his work, had my artificial disc installed correctly using vascular approach. I was skeptical about the risks involved but glad i trusted him after reviewing others experience. I will provide more updates in six months time and address how this surgery will change my life. I am hoping this reduced pain will allowed me to return to work. Thank you KHN TEAM!

    • A
      Location: Private practiceService: Lumbar Back Pain

      Mr Oehme operated on me, he is a very talented, compassionate, communicative and highly skilled neurosurgeon. I have experienced excruciating pain for 38 years and now I can't compare the difference, my quality of life has greatly improved. Thankyou to Mr David Oehme and his friendly, amazing staff!
      Could be improved: Nothing

    • A
      Location: Private practiceService: L5-S1 disc prolapse Microdiscectomy

      Efficient, professional attitude from Dr Oehme and all his fantastic staff. Friendly manner, approachable and happy to discuss option. Fast communication and superb management for both my non invasive treatments and minimally invasive surgery.
      Could be improved: None

    • A
      Location: Private practiceService: Surgery - brain

      A very caring and compassionate talented neurosurgeon, but beyond that, He is a warm and calming man who knows how to encourage his patients through a scary surgery. God Bless you and your staff as you so well deserve.

    • A
      Location: Private practiceService: Microdiskectomy

      Dr's expert opinion and his manner. His caring nature and detailed advice. The fact he listens to your concerns and tailors your care. Preoperative assessment and options and patient information sheets and downloads to watch. post operative advice and follow up ran smoothly.
      Could be improved: nothing everything was fantastic. an amazing surgical experience

    • A
      Service: Lumbar Decompression Laminectomy

      I had suffered Sciatica for 2yrs . Thinking surgery was my " last resort " . I put up with so much pain . Finally I was referred to David . He was gentle and kind . Very informative about my procedure . I went to StJohnof God Berwick . Excellent care
      I am now pain free !! Surgery was total success
      Could be improved: I truly don't think one thing could be improved . To my way of thinking , David
      was completely confident in what was required of him to help me ...... he conveyed that to me at the outset and I felt totally happy that all would be well !
      And it was .