Coastal Neurosurgery

Jo Venter

Biokineticist, Sports Scientist, Exercise Physiologist

BA(HMS), BA(Honours)(Sports), BSc(Honours)(Biokinetics), AEP

Extensively trained allied health professional, with a clinical focus on spinal rehabilitation.

Jo Venter

Jo Venter is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) with a specialty interest in spinal rehabilitation.

Jo works alongside Dr Marc Coughlan (Neurosurgeon) in North Gosford, where he specialises in cervical and lumbar spinal rehabilitation.

During the past 9 years, Jo has frequented surgical theatre with Dr Coughlan to observe operations, to maximise rehabilitation treatment post-surgery for the individual patient. Jo also attends international conferences with Dr Coughlan to learn what is happening at the cutting-edge of spinal surgery and rehabilitation.

Jo welcomes both Medicare and Private Patients, and is WorkCover approved.


  • BA, Human Movement Science
  • BA (Honours), Sports Science
  • BSc (Honours), Biokinetics
  • Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP)


  • Clinical Assessments
  • Functional Rehab and Reconditioning
  • Pre/Post Operative Rehab of Spinal Surgery

Coastal Neurosurgery

We are a multidisciplinary clinic with a dedicated focus on Brain, Spine and Pain. Our integrated team of sub-specialists strive to offer patients a collaborative, innovative and convenient service when undergoing large-scale surgery, such as procedures involving the brain and spine.


(02) 8322 4034


Level 1, Suite 14-15
12 Jarrett Street