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Dr Nicholas Christelis



Management of all types of chronic pain including, craniofacial, pelvic, spinal, neuropathic, post-surgical persistent pain, using a multidisciplinary approach combined with pharmacotherapy and interventional pain. Specialising in the full suite of diagnostic and therapeutic interventional pain techniques as well as neuromodulation including spinal cord stimulators, DRG stimulators, craniofacial stimulation. He is also a father, husband and exerciser.

Dr Christielis is also co-founder and Director of Pain Specialists Australia (previously Victoria Pain Specialists) which is a multidisciplinary and interventional pain service that includes chronic pain, cancer pain and paediatric pain management.  Mentoring is not only about the clinical aspects of pain but also the non-clinical aspects, of which there are many. Every good pain specialist has more than one mentor. 

Dr Marc Russo

Hunter Pain Clinic

Pain Medicine Physician

Management of chronic pain specialising in spinal cord stimulator implantation, inthrathecal analgesia and other interventional pain medicine approaches with interests in neuromodulation, combination pharmacotherapy and systems approaches to pain management.

Dr Russo is also founder and Director of Innervate Pain Management which provides assessment and active coping skills for improving quality of life despite persistent pain.

Dr Clifton Timmins

Cairns, Far North Queensland


Delivering multidisciplinary services in a remote area private practice.
Interventional pain treatment.


Dr Wilbur Kar Man Chan

Princess Alexandra Hospital; Wesley Hospital

Rehabilitation medicine

Chronic pain.


Dr Susie Lord

Kaleidoscope Children's Complex Pain Service, Newcastle, NSW

Pain Medicine

Pain in Childhood and Adolescence

My email inbox often becomes overloaded. If my email response is delayed, please phone me.

Dr Kieran Davis

The Auckland Regional Pain Service


CRPS and Chronic Pain

Happy to help.

Dr Duncan Wood

National Women's Pain Clinic, Auckland, New Zealand


Persistent pelvic/abdominal pain and pain in pregnancy


Dr Jane Thomas

The Auckland Regional Pain Service


Paediatric and adolescent pain, regional analgesia, neuropathic pain


Professor Stephan Schug

Royal Perth Hospital



Mentoring experience with medical students

Dr Jordan Wood

Prince of Wales/Sydney Children's Hospital


Paediatric and Adult Pain Medicine. I do interventional pain management as part of a multidisciplinary team. Anaesthesia interests: paediatric + cardiac.

I work in both public and private practice.

Dr Meredith Craigie

Royal Adelaide Hospital


Paediatric and adolescent pain medicine, chronic pelvic pain, medical education particularly pain medicine

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