The Practice

Pain Management:

Wesley Pain and Spine Centre

Wesley Hospital, Chasely Street, Auchenflower Qld 4066

Appointments: 07 3232 6190

Medico Legal Appointments:


Level 2, Suite 30, Silverton, 101 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane Qld 4000

Telephone: 07 3831 5681

Fax: 07 3831 5682


Dr Leigh Atkinson AO

L. Atkinson Upper Dorsal Sympathectomy
Med. J. Aust 1975 (1:267-270)
L. Atkinson The Management of Intractable Pain
Med. J. Aust. (1:786-788)
L. Atkinson Melanoma of the Central Nervous System
ANZ J. of Surgery (Vol. 48 No. 1)
L. Atkinson A Spinal Epidural Abscess Complicating an Intrauterine Contraceptive Device
ANZ J. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (18:272)

L. Atkinson, A.J.J. Emmett, M. Pabari

Craniofacial Surgery
Med. J. of Aust. 1979 (1:541-544)

A.J.J. Emmett, P.B. Catt, L. Atkinson

Cranial Defects - Operative Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Barron and Saad, Churchill Livingstone
L. Atkinson Paediatric Neurosurgery - The Next Fifty Years
J. R.C.S. of Edinburgh (Vol. 27:191-194) July 1982

J. Dyer, L. Atkinson

Cavernous Haemangioma of the Orbit
A.N.Z. J. of Surgery (1985,55:269-273)
L. Atkinson Arteriovenous Malformations
Med. J. Aust, Jan 18, 1988 (Vol.148)
L. Atkinson

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Australian Bicentenary
Editorial, A.N.Z. J. of Surg. Aug 1988 (58:603-604) 

M.J. Cousins, P. Hodder, H.A. Kilhamn, I. Pilowsky, B. Pollard, R. Quinn,  N. Bogduk, L. Atkinson Management of Severe Pain
National Health & Medical Research Council, Published by Aust. Gov. Printing Service (ISBN 0 644 07171 0)
L. Atkinson The Emergency Burr Hole in Cranial Trauma
Aust. Family Physician, (Vol. 18, No. 5) May 1989
E.P. Guazzo, L. Atkinson, M. Weidmann, E.G. Effeney Management of Solitary Melanoma Metastasis of the Brain
A.N.Z. J. of Surg, 1989 (59:321-324)    
T.J. Coyne, L. Atkinson, J.B. Prins Adrenocorticotripic Hormone-Secreting Pituitary Tumour Associated with Pregnancy: Case Report
Neurosurgery (Vol. 32, No. 5) November, 1992
K. Cutbush, L. Atkinson The Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia by Posterior Fossa Micro-Vascular Decompression
A.N.Z. J. of Surg (64, 173-176)
J. Arvi, T.M. Baker, Y.Y. Yau, P.S. D'Urso, R.L. Atkinson, G.R. McDermott Maxillo Facial Biomodelling
The Brit. J. of Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery (32:276-283)1994
J. Treleaven, G. Jull, L. Atkinson Cervical musculoskeletal dysfunction in post-concussional headache
Cephalalgia,1994:14:273-9, ISSN 0333-1024
R. Cuneo, W. Lee, J. Harper, K. Mitchell, G. Wards, R.L. Atkinson, I. Salkeld, D.P. Cameron Metyrapone pre-treated inferior petrosal sinus sampling in the differential diagnosis of ACT-dependent Cushing's syndrome
Clin. Endocrinology (1997) 46:607-618
P. D'Urso, L. Atkinson A New Technique for Resection & Reconstruction of Cranial Tumours
P. D'Urso, T.M. Baker, W.J. Earwaker, L.J. Bruce, R.L. Atkinson, M.W. Lanigan, J.F. Arvier, D.F. Effeney Stereolithic biomodelling in cranio-maxillary surgery: a prospective trial
J. Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, 1999, 27:30-37
P.S. D'Urso, R.G. Thompson, R.L. Atkinson, M. Weidmann, M.J. Redmond, B.I. Hall, S.J. Jeavons, M.D. Benson, W.J.S. Earwaker Cerebrovascular Biomodelling: A Technical Note
Surgical Neurology, 52:490-500
P.S. D'Urso, R.L. Atkinson, M.J. Weidmann, M.J. Redmond, B.K. Hall, S.J. Jeavons, M.D. Benson, W.J.S. Earwaker Biomodelling of Skull-based Tumours
J. of Clinical Neuroscience, 1999, 6(1),31-35
L. Atkinson, G. Merry Advances in Neurotrauma in Australia 1970-2000
World Journal of Surgery 25, 1224-1229,2001
M. Whitby, B.C. Johnson, R.L. Atkinson, G. Stuart Comparative efficiency of intravenous cefotaxime and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole in preventing infection
Brit. J. of Neurosurgery 2000;14(6):599-601
R.L. Atkinson, J.B. Rosenfeld Neuro-rehabilitation and medico-legal issues in Neurosurgery in the Tropics: A practical approach to common problems
pp433-448, Editors Drs. J. Rosenfeld & D. Watters
L. Atkinson Professional Obligations in Surgery, Ethics and the Law, pp89-103
Edited by Brendan Dooley and Michael Fearnside and Michael Gordon, Blackwell Science Asia 2000 - Oxford
L. Atkinson Ethics and Conjoined Twins
Childs Nervous System, 2004:20:504-507
L. Atkinson  Coil Embolisation of intracranial aneurysm
Editorial, A.N.Z. J. of Surg; Vol 73.
S.L. Olson, J.D. Wallace, L. Atkinson, R.C. Cuneo Benign intracranial hypertension associated with acromegaly
The Endocrinologist, Vol 15, Number 3, June 2005
S.L. Olson, L. Atkinson, M. Weidmann Microvascular decompression (MVD) for trigeminal neuralgia: Recurrences and complications
 L. Atkinson The History of Neurosurgery at the Princess Alexandra Hospital
Edited by Dr. R. Strong.

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