Pain Medicine Specialist

What is a Pain Medicine Specialist?

A Pain Medicine Specialist is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of painful disorders. A physician who specialises in pain medicine provides a high level of care, either as a primary physician or consultant, for patients experiencing problems with acute, chronic or cancer pain in both hospital and ambulatory settings. Pain Medicine is a multidisciplinary subspecialty and patient care needs may be coordinated with other specialists.

Consultant

Dr Leigh Atkinson AO

M.B., B.S., F.R.A.C.S., F.A.C.S., F.R.C.S. (Edin), F.F.P.M. (A.N.Z.C.A.), F.A.F.R.M. (R.A.C.P.), C.I.M.E., G.E.P.I.

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