Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, MBChB (Otago)
Fellow, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA)
Fellow, Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FFPMANZCA)
Master in Global Health Policy, MSc GHP (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
Dr Chow Chow is a Specialist in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia. He is also a staff specialist and supervisor of trainees at the National Centre for Veterans Healthcare (NCVH).
Dr Chow Chow’s vision is to provide a multidisciplinary pain management approach with clinical precision, early intervention, tailored management plans to provide a refreshing bespoke experience. With his role in the NCVH, he has significant experience treating current Australian Defence Force serving members and veterans living with complex pain.
Dr Chow Chow is trained in all aspects of pain medicine including interventional pain medicine techniques. His expertise covers most pain conditions like nerve pain, joint pain, back pain, headache and complex regional pain syndrome. He is also specialised in advance pain interventional techniques like nerve blocks, joint blocks, radiofrequency treatments and Neuromodulation.
Dr Chow Chow undertook his medical training in New Zealand and completed his Anaesthesia specialist training in Auckland. Dr Chow underwent further pain medicine training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and achieved academic excellence by attaining the Merit Award from the Faculty of Pain Medicine Fellowship in 2019.
Dr Chow has a strong interest in improving the political sphere of medicine. He completed the master of global health policy with the prestigious world-leading London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. His major interest lies in policy analysis of the Australian response to changing practices regarding pain medicine.