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Pain Specialists

Dr Michael Vagg – Pain Specialist


MickMichael Vagg is a consultant in rehabilitation and pain medicine. He graduated from  Monash University in 1994 and spent several years as a uniformed Medical Officer in the RAAF before undertaking vocational training. Dr Vagg completed a Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM) in 2004. He subsequently gained Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 2006.

Dr Diarmuid McCoy – Pain Specialist

DiarmuidDiarmuid McCoy is a Specialist Pain Medicine Physician. He graduated from the University College of Cork, before undertaking vocational training at St Vincent's University Hospital in Dublin.

He worked as a Senior Fellow at Flinders University in Adelaide, before taking up a position as a Consultant Pain Medicine Physician at The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust in Liverpool.

Dr Brett Chandler – Pain Specialist

BrettttBrett Chandler graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1999 and then spent time training throughout Australia and the UK before completing his specialty training as both an Anaesthetist and as a Specialist Pain Medicine Physician. He became a fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, ANZCA in 2012 after undertaking a fellowship at the Geelong Pain Unit in 2011.

Dr Jacquelyn Nash - Pain Specialist


JacquiJacquelyn Nash grew up in country Victoria and went on to graduate from Monash University as a medical doctor in 2004, commencing her career in hospitals in 2005. She spent the following years working in various medical  settings throughout VIctora, whilst completing specialty training as both an Anaestheist and Specialist Pain Medicine Physician. 

Dr Damien Daniel - Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist

dd resizeDr Damien Daniel is a Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist who has subspecialised in the management of persistent pain conditions. He has extensive training and experience in pain medicine, both during his registrar training and as a specialist. Damien graduated from the University of Queensland School of Medicine in 2003 and completed his Rehabilitation Medicine specialist training in 2014. He has recently relocated from Queensland with his young family to join the Pain Matrix team.