Dr Joann Rotherham

ANAESTHETIST & PAIN MEDICINE SPECIALIST

MBBS FANZCA FFPMANZCA

Area: Anaesthesia, Pain Medicine

Dr Joann Rotherham is a Pain Medicine Specialist and Anaesthetist with over 25 years experience. She has worked extensively in tertiary referral multidisciplinary persistent pain clinics in New Zealand and Australia, including being Director of both the Wellington and the Brisbane Metro South Persistent Pain Services.

Dr Rotherham is a member of the Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, Faculty of Pain Medicine Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, Australian Pain Society and International Association for the Study of Pain.

Current Roles

  • Pain Medicine Specialist and Interventionalist for MetroSouth District HSS
  • Anaesthetist at STARS, St. Vincent’s and St. Andrew’s Hospitals, Brisbane
  • CME coordinator for Faculty of Pain Medicine Queensland Regional Committee

Recent Roles

  • Director of the Acute Pain Service at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane
  • Director of MetroSouth Persistent Pain Management Service, Brisbane
  • Deputy Director Department of Anaesthetics at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane
  • Chair of Faculty of Pain Medicine Queensland Regional Committee
  • Chair of Analgesia Stewardship Committee at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane

Areas of Expertise

Dr Rotherham has particular expertise in the holistic treatment and multifaceted management of patients with persistent pain and related psychiatric co-morbidities and can offer specific pain and palliative care interventional expertise. She has a depth of experience in opiate stewardship.

Dr Rotherham has a unique breadth of medical experience, including psychiatry, obstetrics and gynaecology, geriatrics and paediatrics.

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