Addiction Medicine & Pain Management

Dr Christian Rowan, Dr James Finn and Dr Nikola Ognyenovits are qualified health professionals specialising in the medical treatment of addiction from SmartClinics Annerley Medical Centre.

Our addiction medicine & pain management service provides evidence-based treatment and care within a comprehensive biopsychosocial framework. We also manage associated conditions, including chronic pain and mental health disorders.

We understand the significant impact that any addiction can have on not only the affected individuals, but also their families, colleagues, and friends.

Our clinic assesses and treats the following conditions:

  • Chronic pain conditions
  • Persistent non-malignant pain
  • Prescription drug dependence eg. opiates, benzodiazepines
  • Heroin dependence
  • Solvent abuse
  • Amphetamine dependence
  • Hallucinogen abuse
  • Marijuana dependence
  • Alcohol abuse
  • Smoking
  • Gambling addiction

All information you provide during your consultations with our doctors, and any registration processes, is completely confidential. Personal information provided will never be disclosed, sold, or otherwise transferred to any third parties without your consent or explicit instructions.

Our doctors also provide the following services:

  • Inpatient Detoxification Program
  • Medico-Legal Assessments eg WorkCover, Centrelink
  • Drug Screening Programs eg employees
  • Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) reports
  • Drugs of Dependence Unit (DDU) annual reviews

Our clinic works closely with other highly qualified professionals, including psychologists, psychiatrists, surgeons, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, the staff of the Wesley Rehabilitation Centre and the St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital Day Rehabilitation Centre, to optimise the results of treatment for our patients.

For bookings at SmartClinics Addiction Medicine & Pain Management Clinic, please call the clinic directly on (07) 3848 9299

Online bookings for this service are not currently available.