Dr Mary Anne Xia


Surgical Assistant

Dr Mary-Anne Xia is an Australian trained doctor who graduated from the University of Queensland in 2010 and started Neurosurgical training in 2013. She has trained in Neurosurgery at numerous tertiary hospitals across Brisbane and Sydney and has a special interest in all aspects of spinal surgery.

She now works as a neurosurgical surgical assistant to Dr Pope, which provides him with a second skilled pair of hands during surgery, to maximise safety and efficiency.


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Dr Raoul Pope is a highly experienced Neurosurgeon and sub-specialised Spine Surgeon with 20+ years of experience. He consults and operates across Sydney.

Dr Pope completed a sub-specialised, dedicated, international training fellowship in complex neurosurgical and orthopaedic spine surgery at a recognised, high-volume Centre of Excellence in spine surgery, in Canada.

He offers telehealth consultations and welcomes both private and public patients.