Neurological Foundation - Chair of Neurosurgery

Neurosurgeon appointed to hub

August 2011

The first neurosurgeon appointed to the Dunedin hub of the South Island Neurosurgical Service, Ahmad Taha had no plans to stay when he arrived a year ago, but admits to falling in love with the place and the people.

The service announced the appointment yesterday, the first permanent neurosurgeon position since Suzanne Jackson left in 2009.

Mr Taha arrived in Dunedin in July last year to complete a six-month locum contract just as the Keep Neurosurgery in Dunedin campaign was about to get into full swing.