We aim to improve quality of life and productivity by improving function and decreasing or eliminating pain if possible.
Our practice is patient focused. Our patients can be confident and have peace of mind that we will continue to look for innovative methods and use cutting edge technology to alleviate their pain. We work very close with referring doctors and other professionals to achieve the most optimal control and management of pain.

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Locations

Victorian Rehabilitation Centre
- Glen Waverley

The Victorian Rehabilitation Centre is a 143 bed rehabilitation facility that provides an extensive range of inpatient and outpatient services. These services include orthopaedic, cardiac, respiratory, reconditioning, stroke, acquired brain injury and trauma rehabilitation, as well as pain management. With over 40 years of experience in the provision of rehabilitation, The Victorian Rehabilitation Centre has earned a reputation for excellence.

Dorset Specialist Centre
- Pascoe Vale

In October 2016, Melbourne Pain Group was pleased to announce its relocation of the Pascoe Vale Consulting Suites to Dorset Specialist Centre. Our aim was to accommodate our patient load and provide them with a new, more spacious and comfortable facility. Dorset Specialist Centre currently offers consultations with Pain and Rehabilitation Specialists from Melbourne Pain Group, Psychiatrists and Psychologists. Our services are available to private patients as well as DVA,TAC and WorkCover.

Geelong Private Hospital
- Geelong

Situated right in the heart of our city, Geelong Private Hospital is a 109 bed facility, caring for thousands of patients every year. The hospital contributes to the provision of a wide range of health services for local people including most surgical specialties, cardiac care, inpatient rehabilitation and acute medical care. A feature of Geelong Private Hospital is the quality of accommodation, and the high proportion of single rooms, many with lovely north facing views of Corio Bay.

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Our Doctors

The Melbourne Pain Group is the only Victorian Pain Clinic in which all the Specialists have the qualification  in Pain Medicine (FFPMANZCA) and dual training in Pain Medicine and either Rehabilitation Medicine or Anaesthetics. We are also accredited with the Faculty of Pain Medicine as an official training centre for Pain Medicine.

Dr Peter Courtney

MPG Doctor
MBBS BMedSc (Hon I) FFA RACS FANZCA FFPMANZCA MMed(Pain) BSc, Grad Dip Musk Med, DipAAPM, FIPP
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Dr Andrew Muir

Dr Andrew Muir

Dr Daniel Lee

Dr Daniel Lee

Dr Srirekha Vadasseri

Dr Srirekha Vadasseri

MPG Doctor
MBBS, AMC, MD & DNB (Anaesthesia), MPM & FRANZCP (Psychiatry), FFPMANZCA
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Dr Safa Hamza

Dr Safa Hamza

MPG Associate
FFPMANZCA, FAFRM (RACGP), FRACGP, PGDipMSM, MPainMed Specialist Rehabilitation and Pain Physician
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Dr Christopher Woodgate

MPG Associate
FFPMANZCA FAFRM (RACP) MBBS (HON) B.MedSc Pain Medicine Specialist & Rehabilitation Physician
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Practice Manager

Lucrezia Iapichino

At Melbourne Pain Group our highly experienced Practice Manager, Lucrezia and her exceptionally skilled team of legal and health administration professionals strive to provide exemplary patient care and service to ensure that the needs of our patients are always well coordinated and met.

Our Practice Manager, Lucrezia has undergraduate and postgraduate education in Law and has worked as a Manager, Lawyer and Legal Consultant in several countries, including Italy, France, United Kingdom and Australia. She is fluent in English, Italian and French, and has a working knowledge of Spanish.

Her expertise in WorkCover and personal injury matters provides a greater understanding and perspective to guide the team in working with insurers, solicitors, WorkSafe Agents, TAC and other governmental bodies for better and more timely patient outcomes. Her empathetic nature and extensive management experience enable her to ensure the highest level of patient care and customer service to all patients and stakeholders.

Lucrezia and her team of legal and health administration professionals can be contacted on (03) 9566 2733 during the following hours 9.00am – 5.00pm (Monday to Friday)

 

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