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Your Appointment

You will be required to complete registration paperwork prior to your appointment. We kindly ask that you arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment to complete this. Alternatively, you may fill in the patient registration form at any point prior to your appointment day. As a guide, new appointments are allocated 30 minutes, whilst review appointments are allocated 15 minutes.

What do I need to bring?

  • Referring letter from your General Practitioner or specialist
  • List of current medications
  • Imaging reports and hard copy of scans if available
  • Medicare card
  • Private health insurance card


Do I need a referral to see Dr Asaid?

A referral from your General Practitioner or Specialist is required to see Dr Asaid. Please obtain this prior to your initial appointment.

Do you see self-funded or uninsured patients?

Yes, Dr Asaid is happy to see self-funded patients, and will refer you to one of his affiliated public hospitals if surgery is required.

What are your fees?

Our consultation fees are in line with Australian Medical Association (AMA) guidelines and industry standards, and will be required to be paid on the day of your appointment. The standard initial consult fee is $330, and for subsequent review appointments $190. A valid referral and Medicare card is required to claim the Medicare rebate.

In the event of surgery, Dr Asaid is a registered ‘known gap’ provider with the major health funds. This means that the majority of the cost of your surgery will be paid directly by Medicare or the private health fund. In some instances, an out of pocket expense may be required.

What should I bring to my first appointment?

Please refer to the ‘Your appointment’ page

What conditions does Dr Asaid treat?

Dr Asaid specialises in the evaluation and management of spinal conditions, including back and neck pain, disc prolapse, sciatica, spondylolisthesis, degenerative disc disease, spinal tumours and spinal trauma. He will take the time to understand and evaluate each individual’s condition, ensuring he can accurately diagnose and tailor the best evidence-based treatment approach for you.

He also diagnoses and manages both routine and complex brain pathologies.

I'm not sure I want surgery, should I still come to see Dr Asaid?

A consultation with Dr Asaid does not mean that surgery will be recommended, and it most cases it will not be required. Dr Asaid will work with you to ensure you understand your condition and the options available to you, and will tailor a treatment plan to best suit your needs.

Does Dr Asaid do phone consultations?

Yes, Dr Asaid is happy to provide phone consultations for patients if appropriate. Please notify one of our staff members if this is your preference.

Where does Dr Asaid consult?

Dr Asaid consults in Bendigo and East Melbourne.

He also conducts regular public outpatient clinics at Alfred and Austin Health.

Where does Dr Asaid operate?

Dr Asaid is an accredited specialist practitioner at multiple private hospitals across Victoria, and primarily operates at:

  • Epworth Richmond
  • Cabrini Malvern
  • St John of God Hospital, Bendigo

He also has regular scheduled operating sessions at both Austin and Alfred Health for public patients.


Patient Registration

Personal Details
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First Name *
Surname *
Address *
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Best contact phone number *
Email *
Date of Birth *
Age *
Occupation *
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How did you hear about the Neurospine VIC?
Medical History
Significant medical history *
Details of any previous operations *
List of all current medications being taken *
Are you taking any medications that thin the blood *
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Allergies (please specify) *
Are you pregnant *
Do you smoke *
Medicare Number
Veteran Affair No
Private Health Insurance
Health Fund Name
Membership Number
Claim number
Insurance company
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Medical Contact
Referring Doctor *
Clinic *
Phone *
Usual GP (if different)
Usual Physiotherapist
Emergency Contact
In the event of an emergency, or if we are unable to contact you
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Contact phone number *
Payment & Consent
Payment is required on the day of your visit.
I authorise my personal and medical information to be shared with my referring medical practitioner for the primary purpose of quality health care. I consent to the handling of my information by this practice for this purpose. I declare that the statements and information supplied on this document is true and correct.
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