Dr. Lewis Holford is Director of the Northern Private Pain Centre and has specialist qualifications in both Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia. His field of interest is interventional pain medicine, specialising in spinal pain and interventions for its diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Holford completed his medical degrees and internship in the UK before undertaking postgraduate anaesthesia training in Australia and New Zealand, obtaining Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 2006.
He underwent subspecialty training in Pain Medicine at Royal North Shore Hospital Pain Management and Research Centre and was awarded Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine in 2007. He has subsequently undertaken advanced training in interventional pain management techniques including radiofrequency treatment and neuromodulation in the United Kingdom and the United States.
He is appointed as a Consultant Anaesthetist and Pain Medicine Specialist at the Pain Management and Research Centre, Royal North Shore Hospital, a Consultant Pain Medicine Specialist at Macquarie University Hospital and a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Australian School of Advanced Medicine at Macquarie University.
He is a member of the International Spine Intervention Society, The International Association for the Study of Pain and the Australian Pain Society.
Dr Holford specialises in conventional and cooled radiofrequency denervation procedures for treatment of back and neck pain arising from the facet and sacroiliac joints and spinal cord stimulation for the treatment of back and leg pain.