Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management

Areas of Interest

Cardiac, Musculoskeletal, Neurology, Pulmonary

About

Dr Nathan Johns is a Rehabilitation Medicine Physician with a special interest in pain rehabilitation, general and neurological rehabilitation. He has been a Visiting Medical Officer at Epworth Brighton since 2006 and continues to manage inpatients with the multidisciplinary rehabilitation team. His focus is on treating people with persistent (chronic) pain which has been present for more than 3 months, as well as acute musculoskeletal pain, post-surgical pain and post-traumatic pain. This includes pain neuroscience education, medication management, exercise and cognitive strategies with the goals of reducing pain, improving function and improving quality of life. Epworth appointments: Clinical Institute Rehabilitation, Mental Health and Pain (2014 current) Group Medical Advisory Committee (2017-2019) Medical Advisory Committee Rehabilitation Medicine (2008-2019)

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Brighton

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Rehabilitation Medicine Group

Ground Floor, Suite 5, 999 Nepean Highway
Moorabin VIC 3189

Research

  • Aerobic fitness in older adults in chronic disease states
  • Pain management
  • Innovative technology
  • PhD Candidate at Monash University
  • Redesigning Rehabilitation to Treat Post-Surgical Pain

Qualifications

  • MBBS (Hons) Monash University 1996
  • FAFRM (RACP)

Professional Associations

  • RACP
  • RMSANZ
  • AMA