Jeffrey Rosenfeld graduated in medicine at the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia in 1976. He completed general surgery training in Melbourne and then undertook neurosurgical training. He completed a postfellowship training at the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK and was Chief Resident in neurological surgery at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. On his return to Australia in 1988, he was appointed Consultant Neurosurgeon to The Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Royal Children's Hospital and undertook a two-year laboratory research fellowship at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, investigating neural transplantation in mice, obtaining the C.M. degree from the University of Melbourne in 1992. Professor Rosenfeld was appointed Professor and Head of the Department of Surgery, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University since February 2006 and the Professor/Director of neurosurgery at The Alfred Hospital and Monash University in October 2000. He was awarded the Syme Medal and Syme Professorship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and a King James IV Professorship in 2002 of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh for hypothalamic hamartoma surgery in children with gelastic epilepsy. He was also awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow) ad eundum in March 2008. He is a Principal Investigator on the Monash University Bionic Eye Project which was awarded $8 million by the Australian Research Council in 2009. Professor Rosenfeld specialises in cerebrovascular surgery (aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations), brain tumor and skull base surgery, and minimal access and neuroendoscopic surgery. He has authored over 200 publications and has been appointed to the Editorial Boards of the International Journal of Care of the Injured, the Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, and the American Journal of Disaster Medicine.
Biography Updated on 6 February 2011