Dr Andrew Davidson


Dr Davidson graduated from University of Queensland in 1994, and served as a Medical Officer in the Royal Australian Navy until 2002.  He then undertook Neurosurgical training, and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2008. As a founding member of Macquarie Neurosurgery, Dr Davidson operates at Macquarie University Hospital as well as being a Visiting Medical Officer at Nepean Hospital. He consults at Macquarie University, Nepean, Orange, and Dubbo.

Dr Davidson’s neurosurgical interests include the multidisciplinary management of brain tumours, pituitary and skull base surgery (including minimally invasive and endoscopic surgery), and cerebrovascular surgery.  In 2012, Dr Davidson was appointed as the inaugural Neuro-Oncology Program Director at the Macquarie University Cancer Institute, and is the Chair of the Neuro-Oncology multidisciplinary team.

Over the past 5 years, Dr Davidson has undertaken doctoral research at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University.  His laboratory research focused on improving safety and efficacy in the management of brain AVMs.  More recently, he has been involved in several clinical research projects relating to improving the management of brain tumours.


Neuro-Oncology Program Director, Macquarie University Cancer Institute
Consultant Neurosurgeon, Macquarie University Hospital
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University
Visiting Medical Officer, Nepean Hospital
Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander, Royal Australian Navy Reserve.

Specialty Interests

Brain tumours, pituitary and skull base surgery, minimally invasive and endoscopic surgery, brain aneurysms, AVMs of the brain and spine (including dural AVMs), cavernous malformations, spinal surgery.

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