where advanced technology is guided by human intelligence
Brain Conditions

Brain Conditions

Brain tumours (glioma, meningioma, vestibular schwannoma, pituitary adenoma etc), hydrocephalus, cerebral aneurysms, arterio-venous malformations, cavernomas, epilepsy, trigeminal neuralgia, Chiari malformations

Spinal Problems

Spinal Problems

Neck and back pain, sciatica, brachialgia, spinal stenosis, disc prolapse, spondylolisthesis, spondylitis, epidural abscess, instability, myelopathy, spinal cord compression, spinal tumours, spinal vascular malformations

Nerve Problems

Nerve Problems

Nerve tumours (schwannoma, neurofibroma, neuroma), nerve pain, nerve injuries, nerve compression (carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome), nerve and muscle biopsies

Medico-legal reports

Medico-legal reports

Assessment of impairment according to AMA Guides to Permanent impairment, incapacity, work cover, transport accident injuries, liability enquiries

Image Guided Surgery

Keyhole Approach.

Minimally invasive procedures represent a logical evolution of surgical philosophy focussing on patient’s safety and satisfaction. This philosophy is based on three main principles:
– accurate identification of the problem;
– safe access to the pathological area with minimal injury to the surrounding tissues;
– effective but delicate repair of the problematic even deep-lying structures.

Robotic Surgery

Intelligent and Accurate.

Robotic surgery allows accurate planning of the procedure before the patient enters operating theatre and  causes less operative trauma and blood loss, resulting in reduced post-operative pain and scarring. It helps achieving:
– Faster recovery from surgery and less rehabilitation required;
– Reduced chances of post-surgical complications, e.g. infection and deep venous thrombosis;
– Patients are able to return to work and usual activities sooner;<br /> – It can often be performed in difficult clinical scenarios when open surgery is deemed too risky, e.g. in elderly, obese or medically unfit patients;
– Better cosmetic results from smaller skin incisions;
– Diminished reliance on pain medications after surgery

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Appointments

After taking your history and performing examinations, your imaging will be reviewed and discussed with you. Understanding the problem is essential in finding the best possible solution and good quality radiological investigations play an important role in visualising any structural changes and abnormalities.Very often, additional and more detailed radiological investigations will be required. These may include:
– MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) including weight-bearing scans and MR angiography,
– CT (computed tomography),
– SPECT (single-photon emission computed tomography),
– flexion/extension, lateral bending and other specific types of X-Rays,
– EOS imaging (low dose 3D imaging in natural standing position),
– DEXA bone mineral density measurements,
– ultrasound and other studies.
For certain neurological conditions, you may be referred to neurophysiological investigations, including nerve conduction studies, EMG (electromyogram), SSEP (somato-sensory evoked potentials) and MEP (motor evoked potentials).

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Treatment Decisions

Once the cause of your problem is identified, we will discuss suitable management options. In most situations, there is more than one option available and surgery will be only the last resort when every other form of conservative treatment fails to improve your condition. In order to help you make the right decision, we will discuss pros and cons of all possible modalities and explain expected outcomes during consultation. You will be provided with detailed information materials relevant to your condition to take home and discuss with your family. A report to your General Practitioner will be dictated at the end of appointment and a copy will be sent to you as well.
Our primary goal would be to avoid operation, and this approach is proven as the safest and most effective in many scenarios. However, there are situations when surgery is the final and necessary step to improve patient’s condition and quality of life. When it comes to surgery, it is naturally not always easy to make this important decision. Understanding the problem and range of available alternatives is very helpful.

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Dr Ales Aliashkevich, miNEURO Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Surgery

4.9 84 reviews

  • Avatar Cheryl Paegle ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    Dr Aliashkevich was welcoming warm thorough professional..listened. He gave options discussed fully the outcomes he wanted … More to achieve, dangers involved and what he thought would be the best options for you as the patient. He does not rush to do surgery looking to provide best out come . Fantastic results for me with two different avenues taken.
    Girls in office also extremely caring and helpful.
    Life wthout constant headaches and numbness in arm in hand FANTASTIC!!!!
  • Avatar Janice Paull ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    Excellent result. During my first consultation with Mr Aliashkevich I was impressed by his candour when explaining the options … More I had to relieve the considerable discomfort I was experience due to disc and other degeneration of my spine. His obvious knowledge and expertise gave me confidence when making the decision to proceed with the somewhat complicated surgery. Strong stuff for an 81 year old. Thanks to a truly great outcome I have rediscovered the joy of daily walking and now am able to stand straight and tall. The support of his staff and his own gentle presence contributed greatly to my current well being. Many thanks.
  • Avatar Kerry Platt ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    "I was very pleased with my experience and care with Dr Ales Aliashkevich and his staff! It was good to be treated with … More professionalism and care. Brilliant neurologist. Gives great advice and has lovely down-to-earth approach. Involved in what patient says Thank you! Kerry
  • Avatar Mark S ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    Dr Ales, an amazing surgeon, extremely compassionate and caring with his patients. From my 1st consultation I had a clear … More understanding of what was causing my issues, his explanation was clear and simple. He made himself available when I needed him in emergency and did everything he said he would. Every time he advised he would be there, he was, without leaving me waiting, very caring, approachable and dedicated to make our lives (his patients) get back to being its fullest. His office staff, Mel, is also to be commended with her caring attitude and ease of dealing. Thank you for getting me back to life as normal.
  • Avatar Alyssa Traficante ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    Dr Ales, an amazing surgeon!
    After being told the incorrect information from another surgeon I was referred to Dr Ales.
    … More When I first contacted Dr Ales rooms both Mel and Christine were very compassionate, understanding, and reassured me I was in best hands with Dr Ales and went above and beyond to schedule me an urgent appointment.
    From my 1st consultation I had a clear understanding of what I had and what would be involved with the surgery. Dr Ales answered all my questions thoroughly. The office ladies Mel and Christine have such a caring attitude and assisted me through out the whole process and always ensured I was recovering well after my surgery. Thank you Dr Ales, Christine & Mel ! Highly recommended

Our main office is based in the direct proximity from the Surrey Hills train station with plenty of on-street parking available:


Suite 4, Ground Floor, 619 Canterbury Road
SURREY HILLS VIC 3127

Apart from our head office, several other consulting locations are available in the following locations for your convenience. 

Please call us on 03 90084200 and we will coordinate an appointment at the location most convenient and accessible for you. 

1

MORNINGTON

The Bays Hospital
Vale Street
MORNINGTON 3931

2

BUNDOORA

UniHill Consulting Suites 
Level 4 Suite 32
240 Plenty Road
BUNDOORA 3083

3

FRANKSTON

Frankston Private Hospital, Level 3
24-28 Frankston-Flinders Road
FRANKSTON 3199

4

HEIDELBERG

Consulting Suites, Level 7
10 Martin Street
HEIDELBERG 3084

5

MOONEE PONDS

Moonee Ponds Specialist Centre
827 Mt Alexander Road,
MOONEE PONDS 3039

6

SUNBURY

Lake Imaging
17-19 Horne Street
SUNBURY 3429

7

WANTIRNA

Knox Audiology
230 Mountain Highway
WANTIRNA 3152

8

MOORABBIN

Holmesglen Private Hospital
490 South Road
MOORABBIN 3189

9

WERRIBEE

Consulting Rooms
297 Princes Highway
WERRIBEE 3030

10

DANDENONG

Dandenong Neurology & Specialists Group 
136 David Street
DANDENONG 3175