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Ralph Mobbs, MD, MS, FRACS
Neurosurgeon, Spinal Surgeon

About Ralph Mobbs, MD, MS, FRACS

Ralph Mobbs is a Spinal Neurosurgeon at the Prince of Wales Private and Public Hospitals in Sydney, Australia. He is director of the NeuroSpineClinic, Chair of the NSURG research group and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Spine Surgery, and is clinical Associate Professor in Neurosurgery.

His clinical expertise is in the areas of spinal tumors, spinal trauma, and minimally invasive spine surgery for degenerative conditions. Over the last 15 years, he has developed new surgical fixation systems and implants, approaches and techniques in common use today.

Research interests include: 3D Printing, Bio-materials, Disc Arthroplasty, Minimally Invasive surgical techniques, Wearable technologies, and Stem Cells regenerative therapies in combination with the University of New South Wales (UNSW).


Research and Publications

NeuroSpine Surgery Research Group (NSURG)
The NSURG Research Group is involved in multiple clinical trials, with an overall aim of optimizing surgical techniques and maximizing patient outcomes.


Articles Written by Ralph Mobbs, MD, MS, FRACS

3D Spinal Implants: A Glimpse into the Future

3D printing technology allows a spine surgeon to design a prosthetic that fits perfectly in a patient’s spine. Given the sensitivities of the spine, the possibilities for 3D spinal implants are especially intriguing.

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Disclosed Relationships

Consultant/Independent Contractor
Stryker, A-Spine Asia