Meet Our Team
Dr Matthew Green
BMBS FAFRM FFPMANZCA FIPP
Musculoskeletal, Rehabilitation and Pain Physician
Matthew practices as a musculoskeletal, rehabilitation and pain specialist in the public (SA & NT) and private sectors. His private practice is based at 6 Finniss Street Marion for general practitioner/physician referred patients. Company, insurer (WorkCover, Motor Accident Commission and self insured third parties) and lawyer referred work are seen at Hindmarsh Specialist Centre, 500 Port Road Welland.
His dominant area of interest is musculoskeletal medicine with expertise in the area of interventional treatments for spinal and other persistent pain conditions. Rhizolysis, dorsal column stimulation and peripheral nerve field stimulation, epidural injections and nerve root blocks are procedures that he commonly performs.
BApplSc (Physio), BPsych (Hons), MPsych (Clin)
Mark initially trained as a Physiotherapist in Adelaide and worked in the USA for five years assisting people with a wide range of painful conditions including work injuries, arthritis, joint replacements, neurological conditions, burns and following surgery.
Mark then worked in Sydney for five years providing exercise programs for injured workers who were having difficulty returning to work. It was during this time that he commenced his studies in Psychology at Macquarie University. At the completion of his study he returned to Adelaide to undertake a Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree at the University of Adelaide.
Dr Irina Hollington
MD (Hons) (Freiburg, Germany)
Dr Hollington specialises in pain medicine with particular interests in chronic pelvic, abdominal and perianal pain conditions affecting women and men. She is also a specialist anaesthetist, sub-specialising in anaesthesia for colorectal and spinal surgery.
Dr Hollington trained in anaesthesia and intensive care in Germany, Switzerland and Australia, completing her Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA) and her Fellowship in Chronic Pain Medicine FFPMANZCA). During her professional development year she subspecialised in chronic pelvic, abdominal and perianal pain conditions. She enjoys having a wide and varied practice with multi-disciplinary teams and has a strong interest in teaching medical students and doctors in training.
Dr Tuan Vo
Tuan is a Specialist Musculoskeletal, Occupational and Pain Medicine Physician working in both public and private sectors. He has special interest in the treatment of musculoskeletal injury and illness utilising both multi-disciplinary and interventional pain management approaches. Tuan grew up in Adelaide and is passionate about improving the quality of life of his patients with chronic pain. He also enjoys teaching and is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Adelaide.
BA (Psych), GDip Psych, MPsych (Clin), Dip Clin Hyp
MAPS, Member Australian Pain Society, Member Australian Society of Hypnosis
Michelle has worked as a Psychologist in pain management since 2003. She has experience working with a range of chronic pain conditions, as well as experience helping patients manage acute pain resulting from traumatic injury. She is endorsed in the areas of Clinical Psychology and Health Psychology, and regularly provides training to postgraduate university students and health professionals.
Michelle’s interests include pain management and coping with chronic illness, and she has a special interest in pelvic pain conditions for both women and men. Michelle uses a range of psychological approaches including CBT, ACT, mindfulness and hypnosis.
BN, GDipOnc, MNPractSt
Nurse Practitioner Candidate
Rebekah has been a part of the team as a Clinical Nurse Specialist at PainMedSA since 2018, with post graduate qualifications in Oncology & Haematology. She is currently working towards completing her Masters of Nurse Practitioner under the guidance of Dr Matthew Green to further grow her skills and to assist in improving the delivery of care here at PainMedSA. Rebekah’s special interests include pain management and the surgical treatment of Neuromodulation. She plays an active role in research here at PainMedSA and is passionate about improving patient access and experience within healthcare.
BSc, BPhty(Hons), M Musc and Sports Physio, Dip Clin Hyp.
APA Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapist
Sonia is a musculoskeletal physiotherapist with postgraduate qualifications in Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy. Her private practice is dedicated to pelvic floor health and she is affiliated with the Adelaide Pelvic Pain Network. Sonia is passionate about helping women and men with chronic pelvic pain and consults at PainMedSA.
Cameron is an APA Pain Physiotherapist, with extensive experience in the assessment and management of complex and chronic musculo-skeletal injuries. He has significant experience consulting on work-related injuries in the U.K. and Australia; and has a special interest in the rehabilitation of spinal injuries such as persistent neck and low back pain. Cameron is passionate about the holistic wellbeing of his patients, which is reflected in his research into chronic pain, and its relationship with stress and mental health. Underpinning Cameron’s interest and skill in dealing with complex injuries is 15 years of clinical work, providing him a depth of experience helping patients with a wide range of physical issues.
Nurse Practitioner Candidate
Peter has been a part of the team as at PainMedSA as a Clinical Nurse Specialist since early 2019. He has extensive experience in the critical care sector, working in the intensive care setting for several years and has post-graduate qualifications in this area. He also has wide-ranging management experience through his previous roles within SA Health, and does clinical facilitation for nursing students through Flinders University. Peter's special interests include novel pharmacotherapy approaches to chronic pain management, cognitive behavioural therapy and multi-disciplinary approaches to chronic pain management.