Contact Numbers


Tel: 08 6457 1316

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital:
Tel: 08 6457 4455
Fax: 08 6457 3710

Fiona Stanley Hospital:
Tel: 08 6152 5098
Fax: 08 6152 8058

After hours patient emergencies:
Tel: 08 6457 3333
(SCGH Switchboard)

Services Offered

The Neurological Intervention & Imaging Service of WA (NIISwa) provides:

  • State service for intracranial aneurysm assessment and endovascular treatment
  • Specialist expertise in tertiary and quaternary level neurological imaging and diagnosis for brain, head and neck and spinal disease
  • Emergency neurovascular intervention service
  • Elective service for image guided diagnosis and endovascular treatment of carotid stenosis, stroke and intra cranial aneurysms
  • Assessment and treatment of peripheral vascular anomalies and treatment of pulmonary AVMs
  • Assessment and treatment of spinal and intracranial vascular pathologies, traumatic vascular injuries, epistaxis and tumour embolisation
  • Functional MR imaging especially in tumour and epilepsy evaluation
  • Advanced Neuro Imaging techniques in MR and CT
  • Outpatient consultation with neuro-interventionalists for neurovascular diseases 
  • Liaison and consultative service to the hospital’s departments
  • Supervision and teaching to medical registrars, fellowships and residents
  • NIISwa is a cross campus service to SCGH, RPH and PMH
  • Provides full range of percutaneous spinal procedures including biopsy, lumbar punctures, facet and nerve root sleeve injections, epidural injections and myelography
  • Provides full range of percutaneous head and neck procedures including complex biopsy
  • Provides a comprehensive Transcranial Doppler (TCD) service by a team of sonographers
  • Provides an acute carotid doppler service
  • Involved in numerous research projects


NIISwa also provides a 24 hour emergency on call service. Access for discussion is initially through switchboard and they will put you through to the on call Fellow/Registrar.

Outpatient Referrals

It is recommended that a referral from a consultant be the first point of contact. The patient will then be triaged according to urgency and a letter sent for a consultation with a Neuro Interventionalist.