Mr Martin Hunn


Head of Neurosurgery, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne

Mr Martin Hunn graduated from Otago University in 1985 and received his specialist neurosurgical training in New Zealand and Adelaide.  After obtaining Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) in 1995, he undertook post-fellowship training at the Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Liverpool, UK.  In 1996 he was appointed as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Wellington Hospital and was made Head of the Neurosurgery Department in 2006.  He was appointed to his current position as Director of Neurosurgery at the Alfred in January 2016.

His clinical areas of special interest include acoustic neuroma and other cerebellopontine angle tumours, awake resection of low grade glioma, surgery for cerebral aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations, cervical spine surgery, and the surgical management of trigeminal neuralgia.   

He has a strong interest in clinical and preclinical research and a PhD in the field of immunotherapy for high grade glioma.  He was recently appointed Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor with the Central Clinical School (CCS) of Monash University.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, a Member of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia (NSA) and is a Member of the NSA Research Committee. 

He has 17 peer reviewed publications.