The Avenue Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Dr Glareh Arfaei MD, FAFRM (RACP), FFPMANZCA

Glareh believes that pain can affect many aspects of a person’s life including their ability to function, their mental wellbeing and quality of life. She is passionate in supporting her patients to break this vicious cycle and supporting them on a path to recovery. She describes herself as a patient advocate and involves her patients in their treatments at every step.

1300 798 682

SERVICES

Pain Medicine, Rehabilitation

LOCATIONS

The Avenue Hospital

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Dr Nick Christelis MBBCH, FRCA, FFPMRCA, FANZCA, FFPMANZCA

Pain Specialists Australia, Co-Founder and Medical Director and Dr Nick Christelis holds two specialist medical qualifications in pain medicine: from the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, and the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in London (UK). Nick has over 15 years of experience and practices full-time within the field of pain medicine. He is an pain medicine physician with interest in intervention combining the full multidisciplinary team approach with advanced pain interventional techniques like nerve and joint blocks, epidural injections, radiofrequency ablation, pulsed radiofrequency, spinal cord stimulation and other advanced neuromodulation techniques.

1300 798 682

SERVICES

Pain Medicine, Anaesthetics

LOCATIONS

The Avenue Hospital, Donvale Rehabilitation Hospital, Masada Private Hospital, Victorian Day Procedure Centre, Warringal Private Hospital

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Dr Annie (Suk Yi) Chu MBCHB (CUHK, HK), FHKCA (HK), FANZCA, FPM (HK)

Dr Annie (Suk Yi) Chu is a Specialist in both Pain Medicine and Anaesthetics.  With more than 16 years of experience practicing in the field pain of pain management, Dr Chu is considered a leader in this field of medicine, where she now practices full-time at Pain Specialists Australia.  She graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and trained in Clinical Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine in Hong Kong before becoming a Fellow of both the Faculty of Pain Medicine and Faculty of Anaesthesiologists in Hong Kong in 2015 and 2005 respectively.  She also became a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 2006.

1300 798 682

SERVICES

Pain Medicine

LOCATIONS

The Avenue Hospital, Victorian Day Procedure Centre

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Dr Bradley Lewinsohn BEng (Hons), MBBS, FRCA, FFPMRCA

Dr Lewinsohn is a Pain Medicine Physician completing his undergraduate and post-graduate training at the world-renowned Barts and Royal London Medical and Anaesthesia Schools. He practiced as a pain medicine physician and anaesthetist at Barts and Royal London Medical and Anaesthesia Schools in London. During this time, he was appointed as the clinical lead in pain services at Whipps Cross Hospital. Dr Lewinsohn has now emigrated to Australia and joined the team at Pain Specialists Australia to work full time as a chronic pain medicine physician.

1300 798 682

SERVICES

Pain Medicine

LOCATIONS

The Avenue Hospital, Victorian Day Procedure Centre, Warringal Private Hospital

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Dr Anthony Njo MB.B.,B.S., FANZCA, FFPMANZCA, FHKCA, FHKCA(Pain Medicine), FHKAM (Anaesthesiology), MPH

Dr Njo has been practicing in Pain Medicine for over 12 years and as an Anaesthetist for 20 years. Anthony graduated in 2001 in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong. After completing his Fellowship in Anaesthesiology of Australian & New Zealand College and Hong Kong College, he started noticing his passion for helping patients suffering from pain. He started practice in Pain Medicine in 2009 and obtained dual Pain Medicine Fellowships of Australian and Hong Kong Colleges. In addition, he holds a master degree in Public Health.

1300 798 682

SERVICES

Pain Medicine

LOCATIONS

The Avenue Hospital, Victorian Day Procedure Centre, Warringal Private Hospital

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Dr Shankar Ramaswamy MBBS MD FFPMANZCA FRCA FFPMRCA EDRA CER CLI RES

Dr Ramaswamy has interests in managing patients with acute, chronic and cancer pain. He treats patients with wide variety of conditions such as neck pain, back pain, post-surgical pain, headache, facial pain, chronic musculoskeletal and joint pain, fibromyalgia, CRPS and neuropathic pain, abdomen-pelvic pain, sports injuries, cancer pain and whiplash.

+61 3 8862 0000

SERVICES

Pain Medicine

LOCATIONS

Ramsay Surgical Centre Glenferrie, The Avenue Hospital

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Dr Richard Sullivan MBCHB, FANZCA, FFPMANZCA

03 8862 0000

SERVICES

Pain Medicine, Anaesthetics

LOCATIONS

Ramsay Surgical Centre Glenferrie, The Avenue Hospital

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Dr Clara (Sze Ming) Wong MB ChB, FANZCA, FFPMANZCA, FHKCA, Dip Pain Mgt (HKCA), FHKAM (Anaesthesiology), Dip Public Health

After completing her preclinical degree at Cambridge University, United Kingdom, Clara returned to the Asia Pacific region and completed her specialist training in anaesthesiology. She then obtained fellowships in Pain Medicine in both Australia and Hong Kong. She is the supervisor of pain training (SOT) at Pain Specialists Australia. With more than a decade's experience in managing patients with pain, Clara is also an avid teacher and examiner for the Board of Pain Medicine in Hong Kong. Having relocated to Melbourne, Clara is also an Anaesthetist in Box Hill Hospital, where she is experienced in managing patients with acute post-operative pain.

1300 798 682

SERVICES

Pain Medicine, Anaesthetics

LOCATIONS

The Avenue Hospital, Victorian Day Procedure Centre

Website available