About Dr Harding and the Team

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Dr Marguerite Harding is a South Australian Neurosurgeon with special interests in brain tumours and spinal disease, providing expertise in Neurosurgical and Spinal management and treatment.

Dr Harding graduated from the University of Cape Town and commenced her advanced Neurosurgical training with mentors at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

As a respected female neurosurgeon in Adelaide, Marguerite’s commitment is to provide complete care, compassion, and education to her patients.

She also feels that educating the next generation is vitally important and really enjoys teaching and passing on her experience.


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Meet the Team

Russell – Physiotherapist

Russell Turbill joined our team at the Adelaide Neurosurgery Centre in June 2021. Russell is an experienced Physiotherapist, he loves being able to empower his clients through simple and mechanically driven education, exercises, and treatment.

Russell uses a technique known as the McKenzie Method, using repeated movements to better identify the treatment and movement patterns that would benefit the patient. Our patients have commented on Russell’s friendly nature and positive impact on their overall outcome and care. Outside of work, Russell is an avid cyclist and reader, and generally loves being outdoors!


Emma has many years of experience in general practice, allied health, private hospital settings and private specialist practices. Commencing work with Dr. Marguerite Harding in early 2020, she utilises her proficiency to aid in the management, accounts and administrative duties of the practice.

Emma’s compassion, understanding and professionalism is evident in the relationship she builds with patients and her work ethic. Her caring nature is unmistakable in her support and consideration of each individual patient, she ensures that all patients feel understood and cared for. She supports Dr Harding and other members of the team to ensure the practice runs efficiently and our patients are well cared for and supported.

Emma enjoys travelling, spending time with friends, family and her fiancé with their two dogs, Nancy and Betty.


Sharnie joined our team in 2021 and offers her friendly and warm nature at the front desk. Sharnie’s professionalism, engagement and consideration is apparent in the relationships she builds with patients.

Sharnie will take the extra step to ensure Dr Harding’s patients are greatly assisted, her compassionate and welcoming presence is an important part to ensuring patients feel cared for the moment they walk in the door. Acting as our surgery coordinator, one of Sharnie’s main roles and responsibilities is arranging and supporting Dr Harding’s surgical patients in the lead up to their procedures. Sharnie uses this role to make lasting relationships with our patients and ensure they are supported through the process. 

Sharnie loves spending time in her hometown on the Eyre Peninsula, playing sport, cooking and exploring new places with friends and family.