The Avenue Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Dr Martyna Berwertz MBBS, FRCA, FFPMRCA, EDPM

Dr Berwertz is a passionate about her patients and is focused to delivered best tailored care. Her individual approach includes collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to empower patients to change a life of suffering to a life of coping successfully with chronic condition. Martyna fully understands the impact of chronic pain on individual's life and is proud to be able to actively support patients in their journey. She seeks to understand patients and their pain as not only an isolated physical symptom but as ongoing process that affects both emotional and psychological aspects. Dr Berwertz will investigate, diagnose, and treat pain based on the available clinical evidence and her expertise.

1300 798 682

SPECIALTIES

Pain Medicine

LOCATIONS

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

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Dr Frank Buchanan MBBS, FANZCA, Grad Cert Med Acu

Dr. Frank Buchanan is a Melbourne based specialist anaesthetist, with expertise in interventional pain techniques and medical acupuncture. After graduating in medicine from Monash University, Frank undertook anaesthesia training at The Alfred Hospital. Since gaining his Fellowship from the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA), he has been involved in both public and private practice, specialising in orthopaedic and gynaecological surgery and the management of many chronic pain syndromes including pelvic pain. Frank has recently taken up the position as Pain Fellow in Pain Medicine at Pain Specialists Australia.

1300798682

SPECIALTIES

Pain Medicine

LOCATIONS

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

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Dr Rajiv Chawla FRCA, FCARCSI, FFPMRCA

Dr Rajiv Chawla is a compassionate pain specialist with a wide range of clinical expertise and more than 10 years of specialist experience. Dr Chawla completed his specialist medical training in the UK where he underwent comprehensive pain training in the at The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Liverpool obtaining a in Fellow of Faculty of Pain Medicine of Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, UK (FFPMRCA). He has also achieved a dual anaesthetic fellowship from London and Dublin. He practiced as a full-time Pain Specialist at The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Liverpool, U.K, where he also established the Pelvic Pain Clinic, which he ran for 10 years, before moving to Australia to join Pain Specialists Australia full-time.

1300 798 682

SPECIALTIES

Pain Medicine

LOCATIONS

The Avenue Hospital, Victorian Day Procedure Centre, Warringal Private 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 qualification 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 15years of experience and practices full-time within the field of pain medicine. He is an interventional pain specialist 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

SPECIALTIES

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 Chu MBCHB (CUHK, HK), FHKCA (HK), FANZCA, FPM (HK)

Dr Annie 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

SPECIALTIES

Pain Medicine

LOCATIONS

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

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

Dr Lewinsohn is a Pain Specialist 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 specialist 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 specialist physician.

1300 798 682

SPECIALTIES

Pain Medicine

LOCATIONS

The Avenue Hospital, Masada Private 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 the specialised field of Pain Medicine for over 12 year and in the field of Anaesthesiology 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

SPECIALTIES

Pain Medicine

LOCATIONS

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

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Dr Vinay Reddy MBBS, FRCA, FFPMRCA

Dr Vinay Reddy is a pain specialist physician who believes in a comprehensive and balanced approach to pain management. Dr Reddy completed his postgraduate specialist training from the world-renowned Royal Free Hospitals, St Barts and University College London(UCL) Hospitals. He attained Fellowship of Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) and Faculty of Pain Medicine (FFPMRCA). During this period, he was also involved with pain research and some of the projects including radiofrequency treatment for sacroiliac joint pain and widespread pain.

1300 798 682

SPECIALTIES

Pain Medicine

LOCATIONS

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

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Dr Clara 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 anaesthetics consultant in Box Hill Hospital, where she is experienced in managing patients with acute post-operative pain.

1300 798 682

SPECIALTIES

Pain Medicine, Anaesthetics

LOCATIONS

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

Website available