About Dr. Georgius

Dr. Georgius has been in private practice on the Sunshine Coast since 2008 and has extensive experience in all aspects of musculo-skeletal and neurological rehabilitation. His scope of practice includes pain management and the rehabilitation of patients with complex conditions. He has expertise in advanced pain management procedures including diagnostic blocks, radiofrequency neurotomies, dorsal column stimulators and peripheral nerve stimulators.

Dr Georgius has expertise in complex pain conditions such as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) formally known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) and employs the latest techniques in assessment and therapy, including neuroplasticity therapies such as Graded Motor Imagery. Dr Georgius is actively involved in national and international CRPS research and has several publications in the area. Additionally, he offers emerging therapies for chronic pain including Medical Cannabis and Scrambler Therapy. Dr Georgius established and is the Principle Investigator and Director of Sunshine Coast Clinical Research (SCCR) a research organisation that is involved in national and international clinical research trials.

After completing his basic surgical training in Melbourne in 2002, he went on to achieve his Pain Fellowship in Tasmania in 2004. In 2007 he went on to complete his Fellowship in Rehabilitation Medicine in Melbourne. In 2012 Dr. Georgius was appointed Director of the Rehabilitation Unit at Nambour Selangor Private Hospital and Noosa Private Hospital in 2014. He also provides consultant services at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

Associations:
  • Fellow of the Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (Faculty of Pain Medicine)
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine)
  • Member of the International Neuromodulation Society (Australian Chapter)
  • Australian Medical Association (AMA)
  • International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)
  • Published Research:
  • Some experiences in laboratory data collection at the hospital ward level. Proceedings from Health Informatics Conference, (November 2000), Hartley T., Georgius P.
  • A novel method to remove an unusual intravesical foreign body (Blu-Tack, trademark), British Journal of Urology International, (October 2000), 86(6):749-50, Georgius P.
  • Cancer cells circulate. Can we prevent their metastatic spread? ANZ Journal of Surgery (2001), 71, (Suppl) A70, Fedorine S., Dahlstrom J., Georgius P., Akaishi T., Nishihira T., Sasano H., Abe K., Moris S.
  • Healing of brain abscess by secondary intention: Case report, Journal of Neurosurgery, (December 2003), 99(6): 1091-93, Georgius P., Yu X., Rosenfeld J., D'Urso P.
  • New Therapy for Refractory Chronic Mechanial Low Back Pain – Restorative Neurostimuation to Activate the Lumbar Multifidus: One Year Results of a Prospective Multicenter Clinical Trial, Neuromodualation 2018; 21: 48-55, Deckers K., Smedt K., Mitchell B., Vivian D., Russo M., Georgius P., Green M., Vieceli J., Eldabe S., Gulve A., van Buyen J-P., Smet I., Mehta V., Ramaswamy S., Baranindharan G., Sullivan R., Gassin R., Rathmell J., Gilligan C.
  • A new hypothesis for the pathophysiology of complex regional pain syndrome, Medical Hypotheses (2018), Russo, M., Georgius, P., Santarelli, D.