Dr Charles Brooker, Director Pain Management Research Centre and Board Member, Pain Foundation Ltd

Staff Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist

A/Prof Charles Brooker is an Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist and consults at the Northern Pain Centre. He specialises in minimally invasive intervention technologies as a component of a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of persistent pain with the goal of relieving pain and improving function and quality of life.

A/Prof Brooker has over 20 years experience in Interventional Pain Medicine. He is head of the department of Pain Management at Royal North Shore Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor at the Northern Clinical School, University of Sydney. He is a specialist in the use of spinal cord stimulation and radiofrequency procedures in the treatment of a comprehensive range of pain conditions.



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Clinic Administration Enquiries

Bernadette Foley
Michael J Cousins Pain Management & Research Centre
Royal North Shore Hospital,
Douglas Building
T: +61 (0)2 9463 1500
F: +61 (0)2 9463 1050


Shaan & Geoffrey Verco, Pain Foundation Ltd
c/- PMRC, Douglas Building
Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards NSW 2065
T: +61 (0)401 140 921 

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