about

Michael is a pain management specialist based in Ballarat, Victoria. 

Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) with Honours from Monash University in 2001. 

Michael is a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FFPMANZCA), as well as a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA).  He continues to attend regular pain conferences and workshops both in Australia and internationally.

Michael is a current member of the following societies:

  • Australian Medical Association (AMA);

  • International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP);

  • Spinal Intervention Society (SIS);

  • International Neuromodulation Society (INS).

Michael's interests include:

  • interventional pain medicine;

  • neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulation);

  • chronic spinal pain;

    • cervical

    • thoracic

    • lumbar

  • persistent post-surgical pain;

    • Back;

    • Post joint replacement surgery (hip and knee);

    • Shoulder; 

  • complex regional pain syndrome;

  • headache;

  • pelvic pain;

  • fibromyalgia.

 

Michael's private practice is based at St John of God Hospital Ballarat.

 

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