Best Pain Management in Hobart

Below is a list of the top and leading Pain Management doctors in Hobart. To help you find the best Pain Management doctors located near you in Hobart, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

This article is updated every 3-4 months.

Hobart’s Best Pain Management Doctors:

The top rated Pain Management doctors in Hobart are:

  • Dr Brad Mertens – Federal Street Pain Clinic
  • Dr Andrew Muir – Tasmanian Spine Service
  • Dr Tony Eldridge – Hobart Orofacial Pain

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Federal Street Pain Clinic

Dr Brad Mertens - Federal Street Pain Clinic
Dr Brad Mertens – Federal Street Pain Clinic

Dr Brad Mertens is a clinical psychologist experienced working with individuals with chronic pain conditions. Brad completed a Masters in Clinical Psychology and PhD at the University of Tasmania. Brad is also involved in the Persistent Pain Service at the Royal Hobart Hospital and in private psychology practice in Sandy Bay. In addition to assisting to manage chronic pain, Brad is experienced working with a range of psychological issues including mood disorders (anxiety and depression), anger and frustration, bipolar disorder, specific phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder, relationship difficulties, grief, and low self-esteem. Psychological therapy has the potential to improve acceptance and management of pain and mood symptoms, and promotes re-engagement with life. Brad also aims to support the benefits gained in the physiotherapy and medical aspects of chronic pain management.


Chronic Pain Management, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Mood Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Specific Phobias, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Difficulties, Grief, Low Self-esteem, Agitation and Anger, Sleep Disturbance, Group Program, Multidisciplinary Assessments


Address73 Federal St, North Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: (03) 62 314 200


“They have a wonderful staff and doctors. They are ready to assist me at every visit.” – Karen L.

Tasmanian Spine Service

Dr Andrew Muir - Tasmanian Spine Service
Dr Andrew Muir – Tasmanian Spine Service

Dr Andrew Muir has been qualified as a doctor since 1983.  He graduated from the University of Tasmania, completing his residency and commencing training as an Anaesthetist at the Royal Hobart Hospital.

Pain Management training was completed at the Royal North Shore hospital from 1994 to 1997.  In 1998 Dr. Muir returned to Melbourne to establish the Barbara Walker Center for Pain Management, a multidisciplinary pain clinic based at St. Vincents’ Hospital. He remained Director of the unit until 2008.  Later in 1998 he was appointed Clinical Director of the Geelong Hospital Pain Clinic.  In 1999, he was awarded Foundation Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.

Dr Muir is in fulltime Pain Management practice both in private and in the public hospital system. His interests are in the use of interventional techniques in the control of chronic non-cancer pain as well as the role of multidisciplinary program based techniques.  Dr Muir’s practice also includes a medico-legal component through his involvement with the Melbourne Pain Group.


Deformity Correction, Spine Fusion, Cervical Disc Replacement, Lumbar Disc Replacement, Discectomy, Spine Tumour Surgery


AddressMarian House, 49 Augusta Rd, Lenah Valley TAS 7004
Phone: (03) 6228 3777


“I have had serious back pain for a couple of months now . In this time I’d seen quite a few doctors , phyio’s etc etc. 15 mins with the doctor explained everything. They were amazing really knows what they are doing. Thank you” – Arnold R.

Hobart Orofacial Pain

Dr Tony Eldridge - Hobart Orofacial Pain
Dr Tony Eldridge – Hobart Orofacial Pain

Dr Tony Eldridge began restricting his practice to Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJD) a decade ago now in an effort to treat himself and ease his own symptoms after suffering pain for many years from severe tooth clenching, headaches, neck pain, and a jaw joint that popped and clicked. His entire practice, patient information forms, web site, and empathy for his patients is based entirely on best evidence-based medicine and dentistry, and most importantly from the experience of being a patient himself.

Dr Eldridge has successfully treated thousands of people locally and interstate with some having even travelled from overseas countries. He regularly contributes articles of interest to various magazines, both online and offline media outlets, professional development courses, and non-government organisations and committees to help promote and educate the public and broad range of health professionals alike on the diagnosis, treatment, and effects of orofacial pain, TMJ disorders, and snoring / sleep apnoea in adults and children.


TMJ, Orofacial Pain, Headaches, Neuropathic Pain Disorders, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Burning Mouth Syndrome, Snoring & Sleep Apnoea, Oral Surgery, Dental Phobia, Sedation, Special Needs


Address9 Warneford St, Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: (03) 6237 0766


“I always receive a very friendly service from the personnel. Thanks to all of you.” – Daniel F.



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