Jin Wee Tee

Adj Assoc Prof

20112021

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Biography

Associate Professor Jin Tee is a complex spine surgeon and neurosurgeon. His clinical practice is in complex spine and neurosurgery. He provides minimally invasive (MIS) and open surgical solutions for all spinal pathologies, when appropriate. He also specialises in neurotrauma, metastatic brain disease, hydrocephalus and the elderly population.

A/Prof Tee is a member of the AOSpine International Trauma Knowledge Forum which develops the International Standards that guide the treatment of Spine Trauma. He is also a global partner of the AOSpine International RECODE-DCM (Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy) initiative. He is Head of Spine and Neurotrauma Research at the National Trauma Research Institute (NTRI), a member of the Alfred Trauma Registry and the Alfred Trauma committee. A/Prof Tee is a post-graduate of Monash University and a graduate of the University of Melbourne. He also completed the AOSpine North American Combined Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Complex Spine Fellowship at the world-renowned Vancouver Spine Institute.

At the Alfred Hospital, he treats all spinal pathologies and in particular, trauma and cancer, and brain pathologies. He also consults at Frankston General Hospital. His private practice is based at the Epworth (Richmond), Peninsula Private (Frankston), John Fawkner (Coburg) and St Vincent’s Private Melbourne and Werribee. His rural practice is in Mildura and Castlemaine.

SUBSPECIALTY INTERESTS INCLUDE:
•    Degenerative spinal disorders (including pars defect repairs)
•    Spinal tumours
•    Spinal deformity (including scoliosis, kyphosis, cranio-cervical junction abnormalities)
•    Brain trauma
•    Brain fluid flow dysfunction
•    Mestastatic brain disease

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Degenerative spinal disorders
  • Spinal tumours
  • Spinal deformity
  • Brain trauma
  • Brain fluid flow dysfunction

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