Meet the Team

Our Team

Committed to achieving your optimal recovery

Dr Kenneth Dobler

Surgical Assistant/Triage Consultant

With a career spanning over three decades, Dr. Kenneth Dobler has been an integral figure in the field of healthcare, serving the local Hunter Valley and Newcastle community with unwavering dedication and expertise.

As a surgical assistant to Dr. Spittaler for an impressive 23 years, Dr. Dobler has played a pivotal role in numerous surgical procedures, contributing to the success and well-being of countless patients.

Dr. Dobler’s tenure as Dr. Spittaler’s surgical assistant has been marked by precision, reliability, and a deep understanding of the intricacies of numerous procedures.

As a triage doctor for Dr. Spittaler’s Neurosurgical practice, Dr. Dobler brings his wealth of experience to the forefront, ensuring that patients receive timely and appropriate care. His role involves assessing and prioritising cases, collaborating closely with Dr. Spittaler to streamline patient care and optimise outcomes.



Margot is a member of the front desk team at Hunter Neurosurgery and her aim is to ensure an enjoyable experience for all of our patients. Margot brings to the team her extensive experience in the allied health and medical sector.

At the end of 2019 Margot moved back to Newcastle with her husband, three kids and their cavoodle Ziggy. Recently they adopted two rescue kittens, Alfie and Billie.

Outside of work Margot loves spending time with her family and friends, eating out, going to the beach or chilling on the couch watching a good Netflix series.


Medical Typist / Receptionist

Nathalie brings years of administration experience to Hunter Neurosurgery. She takes extreme pride in her work as Dr Spittaler’s medical typist. Her high level of accuracy and detail ensures that your reports and correspondence to your medical team are delivered in a quality and timely manner. 

Nathalie loves being part of the Hunter Neurosurgery team and works closely with Dr Spittaler to maintain his high level of patient care and professionalism. 

Nathalie has been living in Newcastle for many years. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her young family, travelling, reading, and living in the Hunter.