Dr Day graduated with Honours from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in May 1989.
He completed his Neurosurgical training at University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Centre, Parkland and Dallas Children’s Hospitals, Penn State University Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania in June 1996. Pursuing further expertise in cerebrovascular surgery led him to Sydney in May of 1993 to undertake a position as a Neurovascular fellow with Professor Michael Morgan at the University of Sydney and Royal North Shore Hospital.
In July 1996, on completion on his Neurosurgical training he joined Tri-State Neuroscience Center, Huntington, West Virginia and developed a comprehensive adult and paediatric Neurosurgical practice including appointments as Clinical Instructor, Marshall University School of Medicine, physician reviewer West Virginia State Medical Institute and Clinical Director, St. Mary’s Hospital Stroke Center. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and following exacting American Neurosurgical Board standards, he has successfully passed the recertification Board exams required every 10 years.
He and his family relocated to Wollongong in 2002 and Illawarra Neurosurgery opened in August of that year. He has held the position of Head of the Department of Neurosurgery at Wollongong Hospital since that time and has worked diligently to develop a comprehensive Neurosurgical Unit there and at Figtree Private Hospital. Dr Day diagnoses and surgically treats a wide variety of neurosurgical conditions including brain aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations, brain tumours, peripheral nerve tumors/compression, and complex spinal conditions. He has enjoyed documenting patient treatment outcomes and teaching throughout his career. He is an Australian citizen and thoroughly enjoys living in the Illawarra. He remains committed to continuing to be an active member of the Illawarra Medical community dedicated to providing excellent neurosurgical outcomes through a collaborative healthcare approach.