During his fellow year he specialized in pain medicine at West Australian Pain Medicine Centre at Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital in Perth. In 1999 he established the Hunter Pain Clinic. The Hunter Pain Clinic is a multidisciplinary pain clinic location in Newcastle, Australia. The Clinic is housed in a Specialist Medical Centre with an interdisciplinary group including psychiatrist, rahabilitation medicine specialist, psychologist, pain management program facilitator and physiotherapist. Special Interests include spinal pain, whiplash and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.