Dr Ananthanababu Pattavilakom Sadasivan ("Dr Babu") is an experienced Australasian Fellowship qualified neurosurgeon. After his initial medical training in India he spent ten years working in neurosurgical centres around Australia including Monash in Melbourne and Nepean Hospital in Sydney, as well as teaching at Sydney University. More recently he has completed a spine surgery fellowship at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. Dr Babu also holds a pain management fellowship, FFPMANZCA, from the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. 

Dr Babu is a general neurosurgeon treating conditions of the brain and spine. He has a particular interest in the neurosurgical management of epilepsy and neuro-oncology. Dr Babu works as a specialist at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Greenslopes Private Hospital and the Mater Hospital in Brisbane. He is a senior lecturer in neurosurgery at the University of Queensland.

Dr Babu has commenced consulting at Goonellabah Medical Centre twice monthly on Saturdays. Appointments can be made with the Centre on 02 6625 0000.