Dr Bala is a highly trained Neurosurgeon with expertise in the latest surgical techniques for the management of a wide variety of brain tumours. His expertise also extends to the treatment of common spinal conditions including disc herniation or complex issues such as deformity, fractures, cancer of the spine or spinal cord tumours.
85 Monash Avenue,Hollywood Medical Centre
Nedlands , WA, 6009 Get Directions
08 9389 9689
08 9389 8516
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Mr Arul Bala is an experienced neurosurgeon who operates at Hollywood and Joondalup Private Hospitals he also has a Public list at Joondalup Health Campus and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital .
Applying the latest surgical techniques, Arul performs endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery for the removal of brain tumours including meningiomas, craniopharyngiomas and pituitary adenomas. Arul also conducts acoustic neuroma surgery (with a focus on facial nerve preservation) and treats patients experiencing complications arising from a range of conditions including acromegaly or Cushing’s disease.
In addition to operating on brain tumours, Arul also treats common spinal conditions including disc herniation or complex issues such as deformity, fractures, cancer of the spine or spinal cord tumours.
Arul’s key focus is improving his patients’ quality of life and ensuring any surgery required is as minimally invasive as possible.
Background and Training
After graduating from UWA in 2001 and completing his post-graduate medical and surgical training, Arul commenced his specialist neurosurgery training in 2006, working at Wellington Hospital in New Zealand, the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth.
In 2011 Arul was a locum consultant at Melbourne’s Monash Medical Centre before spending two years completing post-fellowship training at the Salford Royal Hospital in Manchester.
Returning to Perth in 2013, Arul then held public appointments for elective neurosurgery at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and trauma neurosurgery at Royal Perth Hospital.
GP Education Topics
Mr Arul Bala is available to assist GPs with medical updates and is happy to present at your next clinical meeting or educational lunch (in surgery or via zoom)
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