Our Sydney pain management services include a range of approaches – from pain medication, physiotherapy and psychological treatment to the most cutting edge interventional procedures and advanced pain therapies such as spinal cord stimulation – to provide you with the most effective pain relief for your individual needs.
Our pain doctors provide a range of procedures and treatment including, Dysport Intramuscular Injection, Bursa Injection, Coccygeal Nerve Injection, Lumbar Sympathectomy, Percutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, Platelet-Rich Plasma, Pulsed Radiofrequency Neurotomy, Radiofrequency Neurotomy and more.
Sydney Pain Specialists has a multidisciplinary approach to treat patients suffering from persistent chronic pain, including CRPS, arthritis and injury pain.
Meet our experienced team of pain doctors:
Dr Marc Russo (Medical Director) MBBS DA (UK) FANZCA FFPMANZCA
Specialist Pain Medicine Physician, Dr Marc Russo, is a world-renowned pain specialist, having developed Australia’s first successful multidisciplinary pain management model. Using this approach with clinical diligence, early intervention, education and research in the field of pain management, he successfully treats patients suffering from chronic persistent pain.
Dr Alan Nazha B Med FANZCA FIPP FFPMANZCA
Dual qualified Anaesthetist and Specialist Pain Physician with expertise in minimally invasive pain therapies. Completed anaesthetic training at Royal North Shore Hospital in 2011 (FANZCA qualification) and underwent further subspecialty training in Pain Medicine at Royal North Shore Hospital, Concord Hospital and Hunter Pain Clinic. Awarded a merit in pain medicine fellowship examinations (FFPMANZCA) and went on to subspecialise further with a Fellowship in Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP).
Private hospital appointments at The Sydney Adventist Hospital, Norwest Private Hospital, The Northern Beaches Hospital and The Mater Hospital. Dr Nazha is the Head of Pain Services and Chair of Medical Staff Council at Hornsby Hospital.
Dr Nazha has a special interest in the treatment of persistent post-surgical pain, neuropathic pain, CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome), spinal pain as well as interventional therapies including neuromodulation (spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation).
Dr Jane Standen MBBS (UniSyd) FANZCA FFPMANZCA
Dr Jane Standen is a Specialist Pain Medicine Physician. She studied medicine at the University of Sydney and trained in anaesthesia at the Prince of Wales Hospital. Subspecialty training in pain medicine was undertaken at the Michael J Cousins Pain Management and Research Centre at Royal North Shore Hospital.
Dr Standen is a member of the International Association for the Study of Pain and the Neuromodulation Society of Australia and New Zealand.
She has a particular interest in management of neuropathic pain and pain in the elderly.
Dr Standen is a consultant anaesthetist and pain specialist at Royal North Shore Hospital. She is appointed at the Sydney Adventist Hospital, Norwest Private Hospital and the Mater Hospital in North Sydney
Dr Willem Volschenk MBChB, FCA (SA) FANZCA FFPMANZCA
Specialist Pain Medicine Physician and experienced anaesthetist, Dr Volschenk also consults on the Central Coast. He is actively involved in pain medicine research through Genesis Research Services.
With our specialist team of Doctors, Nurses, Radiology and Administrative staff, we aspire to deliver patient-focused, quality healthcare in a personal, professional and caring manner. When an operation is deemed necessary we operate out of Norwest Private or Sydney Adventist Hospital.