Dr Philip Cornish BHB, MBChB, MD, FANZCA, FFPMANZCA Consultant Pain Specialist Physician and Anaesthetist
Dr Cornish has interests across the breadth of Pain Medicine. He has 25 years of clinical and academic experience in interventional techniques for pain management, including for acute pain (e.g. fractured humerus), chronic pain (e.g., phantom limb pain, frozen shoulder, vertebral crush fractures, facet joint dysfunction and sacroiliac joint dysfunction), cancer pain (e.g., terminally ill) and cancer survivor pain (e.g., post-radiotherapy). In addition to the team at Specialised Pain Medicine, Dr Cornish works closely with other medical specialties including neurosurgery, plastic surgery, orthopaedics, gynaecology, general surgery, vascular surgery, neurology, rehabilitation medicine, psychiatry, rheumatology, oncology and palliative care; and allied health disciplines including psychology and physiotherapy.
Annie - Practice Registered Nurse/ Practice Manager BNurs. GDipNSc.
Annie is a Registered Nurse with over 30 years of nursing experience, currently working at a private hospital as well as managing Specialised Pain Medicine. She has worked in both metropolitan and rural hospitals, in Australia and the United States. She has extensive wound care experience, having worked for a plastic surgeon for 5 years, and brings a wide set of nursing skills to the practice. She also brings secretarial and business management experience to the clinic. The delivery of an educational program is a large focus of her work, ensuring that patients have a full understanding of the perioperative process, and providing comprehensive care before and after procedures.
Anna - Secretary Anna joined Specialised Pain Medicine in early 2015, bringing 30 years of experience as a practice manager for a busy medical consulting team, coordinating doctors and office staff and dealing with all aspects of clinic maintenance. Her professionalism, enthusiasm and dedication to our patients is obvious, and she enjoys being an integral part of the team delivering premium care.