Warringal Private Hospital and The Avenue Privatewould like to introduce Dr Nick Christelis. Pain Specialists Australia and Victoria Pain Specialists, Director and Co-Founder Dr Nick Christelis holds two specialist medical qualification in pain medicine: one from the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, and the other, from the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in London (UK). Nick took the long way to Melbourne. He undertook medical training in South Africa, before moving to the United Kingdom, where he completed his specialist training in pain medicine and anaesthesia at London’s Imperial School of Anaesthesia. He worked as a pain consultant & anaesthetist at The Chelsea & Westminster Hospital in before moving to Melbourne in 2009 to take up appointments as Consultant in Pain Medicine, Head of Pain Service, and Anaesthetist at The Alfred Hospital.
Nick now practices 100% within the field of pain medicine. He is an interventional pain specialist combining a 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. He is on the executive board of the Neuromodulation Society of Australia and New Zealand (NSANZ).
Nick’s areas of expertise include managing back pain, neuropathic pain, lumbar radicular pain and sciatica, neck, shoulder and arm pain, facial pains/headaches, trigeminal neuralgia, CRPS, male and female pelvic pain, post surgical neuropathic pain syndromes like post laminectomy pain, FBSS, ilioinguinal pain, thoracic pain.
Pain Specialists Australia and Victoria Pain Specialists was founded on the single belief that no one should suffer from pain. This is done using a multidisciplinary team of pain experts that include, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, nurses and pain specialist physicians.