Neurointervention Department

How we can help you

We diagnose, manage and treat disease that affect your brain, nervous system, spinal cord, head and neck with minimally invasive image guided techniques. Our services are for adults and children. The medical imaging technologies we use include:

  • digital subtraction angiography
  • computed tomography (CT) 
  • ultrasound
  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) often with advanced post processed imaging.

The Prince of Wales Hospital Department of Neurointervention is the first dedicated department in NSW. We care for people from across NSW who are appropriate for neurointervention treatment for:

  • brain aneurysms (bulging in a blood vessel in your brain)
  • bleeding in your brain called subarachnoid haemorrhage
  • abnormal blood vessels in your brain, head, neck and spine
  • stroke requiring clot removal.

Our team of specialists Doctors includes:

  • Dr Jason Wenderoth (Head of Department) 
  • Dr Andrew Cheung
  • Dr Nathan Manning
  • Dr Justin Whitley (Locum VMO)
  • Dr Alex McQuinn (Locum VMO)  

You will need a referral from your local general practitioner (GP) or specialist to access to service. You or your doctor will need to fax your referral letter to us and we will contact you to arrange an appointment. Our fax number is (02) 9382 3076.

We will send you a letter by post with your appointment details. If your need is urgent, a member of our administrative team will contact you by phone. 

If you need to change or cancel your appointment, please phone the Department of Neurointervention on (02) 9382 2736.

Please let us know if you need an interpreter. You can contact us telephoning the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 131 450. Tell the operator what language you speak and then ask the interpreter to set up a telephone conversation between you, an interpreter, and the healthcare professional you want to speak with.

We are teaching hospital and you may be asked to have students present at your appointment or to be involved in research. You have a right to say no. If you do so, this will may cause a slight delay but will not impact on the services we will provide. You may be seen by a senior registrar or Fellow.