Dr Charles Brooker is a pain medicine specialist and is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Northern Clinical School , University of Sydney. He has appointments at North Shore Private Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital.
He is interested in interventions to assist with pain and how to integrate this with cognitive behavioural techniques and multidisciplinary care. He is involved in educating young specialists in these procedures and is on the examination committee of the Faculty of Pain Medicine as well as an active member of the IASP, Australian Pain Society and Neuromodulation society.
Dr Brooker has helped to develop new techniques of managing pain both in patients with chronic pain and cancer pain. He is an investigator in several spinal stimulation trials and implanted the first patient in the world to receive the new Saluda “Evoke” spinal cord stimulator