Dr Avinash Kolloori is a Specialist Neurosurgeon currently working at the Life Fourways Hospital in Johannesburg. He completed his BSc degree at the University of Witwatersrand followed by his medical degree in 2004. Dr Avinash Kolloori then went on to complete his internship at Leratong Hospital in 2005, followed by his community service work at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in 2006

In 2007, he began working as a registrar in Neurosurgery at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital. He completed his specialisation in Neurosurgery through the Fellowship of the College of Neurosurgeons of South Africa (FC Neurosurg SA) in 2011.

From 2012 to 2016 Dr Kolloori worked as a Neurosurgeon at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital. He moved to Life Fourways Hospital in 2016, where he has been working as the Neurosurgeon and is responsible for a wide range of neurosurgical conditions including surgical management of elective spine and intracranial pathologies, neurocritical care, pain management, neurotrauma, and paediatric neurosurgery.

His key interests lie in the developing field of pain management, particularly spinal pain syndromes, which are rapidly increasing due to an increase in degenerative spinal disorders related to occupation and lifestyle-related stressors.

With a personal interest in Neurocritical care, Dr. Kolloori has a dedicated team at Fourways Hospital focused on the optimised treatment of patients with polytrauma and head or spinal injuries.

Through many years of training and working in the state sector, Dr. Kolloori is compassionate about the education of his clinical staff, the general practitioners in our surrounding areas, as well as his own patient base. With his dedication he aims to enhance teaching in the private sector by improving in-service training, attending and giving CPD talks, and focusing on his own personal development by keeping abreast of the latest surgical trends in the rapidly evolving field of neurosurgery.