Dr. Shum is a physician in rehabilitation medicine and a pain medicine physician. He works in private practice and consults inpatients within Cabrini Health, Healthscope and Ramsay Health.
Dr. Shum runs his pain practice at Melbourne Pain Group, combining medical and interventional expertise with allied health services. Special areas of his practice include geriatric pain, persistent post-surgical pain, TAC/Workcover injuries, chronic pain syndromes, fibromyalgia and acupuncture. Dr. Shum remains engaged as an educator, supervising trainees and fellows in pain medicine and rehabilitation medicine through their specialist training programs.
For the past few years, Dr. Shum has been working to develop and improve upon chronic pain service models and expertise in this area with allied health services within Cabrini Health. He maintains an eclectic approach to learning in medicine in hoping to evolve pain practice models in this dynamic and important area of medicine. At home, Dr. Shum enjoys playing sports and is involved in local church ministry for young families. He is himself a proud father to his toddler son Kevin, hoping he will grow up to be a future Australian Open champion.