A/Prof Hogg supervises a co-ordinated range of services, linking in-hospital acute and interventional pain management at our City Campus with out-patient multidisciplinary services based at our Royal Park Campus. Therapies offered include interventional procedures for cancer and non-cancer pain and allied health based pain management programs. His research interests include early identification and management of people with acute pain at risk of developing chronic disabling pain, opioid pharmacology and models of care for pain services.
A/Prof Hogg is a current board member of Painaustralia and was a Past-President of the Australian Pain Society, contributing to the development of the National Strategic Action Plan for Pain Management and is a member of the Opioid Regulation Advisory Group, TGA.
State leadership roles have included advisory positions with the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services regarding SafeScript (medication monitoring system), the Expert Advisory Committee on medical issues relating to drugs of dependence, and the Health Independence Programs, Pain Management Services Models of Care consultation process.
A/Prof Hogg spent his early post-graduate years at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, including the bulk of his Anaesthesia training. His overseas experience was gained at Mayo Clinic in USA, prior to 5 years at the Prince of Wales and Sydney Children’s Hospitals, for specialist experience in Pain Medicine.
Upon returning to Victoria, he has developed our specialist led multi-disciplinary pain medicine services, with roles in medical student education and pain specialist training program, hospital policy development and supporting outer-urban and rural services via Telehealth. A small private practice is developing to complement these roles which includes collaborations with like-minded pain clinicians and providing complimentary services to surgical and anaesthesia colleagues.
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