Dr Symon McCallum (Anaesthetist)

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Dr McCallum studied medicine at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.

Dr McCallum completed his anaesthetic training at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Following this he completed a Fellowship from the Faculty of Pain Medicine at The Professor Tess Cramond Multidisciplinary Pain Centre where he gained more experience in interventional chronic pain procedures.

Since then, Dr McCallum has worked in the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Palliative Care Department and the Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Department of Persistent Pain. He has travelled extensively nationally and internationally to learn new interventional pain relieving techniques.

Dr McCallum has a keen interest in teaching medical students and junior doctors a safe and effective approach to acute and chronic pain management.

Dr McCallum’s main areas of expertise are helping patients with chronic pain optimise the benefit from their medications. He thoroughly assesses the patients to give a tailored effective plan to help the patient increase their level of function and be less disabled. He strongly believes in working closely with the patients and their General Practitioners to ensure the needs of people with complex pain problems are met.

Dr McCallum is actively involved with spinal cord stimulator research so he can provide the most up to date care for his patients.

Dr McCallum’s interests are: - Interventional Techniques for Spinal Pain and headaches - Pharmacological Management of Neuropathic Pain - Multidisciplinary pain rehabilitation programme management - Safe and effective analgesic prescribing, especially of opioids - Taking his daughters to and from ballet lessons.

Dr McCallum consults widely across Victoria, including at: Kew, Box Hill, Mulgrave, Werribee, Sunshine and Caroline Springs.

Hospital Affiliations
The Valley Private Hospital
St John of God Bendigo Hospital
Box Hill Hospital
Peninsula Private Hospital Victoria
Affiliated Clinics
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - St Albans
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Bendigo
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Box Hill
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Bundoora
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Essendon
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Launceston
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Sunbury
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Sunshine
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Werribee
Precision Brain, Spine and Pain Centre - Caroline Springs
Precision Brain, Spine and Pain Centre - Mulgrave
Precision Brain, Spine and Pain Centre - Vermont
Precision Brain, Spine and Pain Centre - Kew
Affiliated Organisations
Australian Medical Council (AMC)
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA)

Practice Locations

Melbourne

Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre
115 Cotham Rd
Kew VIC 3101 
Australia
03 8862 0000
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - St Albans
Level 2
147-149 Furlong Road
St Albans VIC 3021 
Australia
1300 773 247
03 9816 8564
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Box Hill
Ekera Building
116-118 Thames Street
Box Hill VIC 3128 
Australia
03 8862 0000
1300 773 247
03 9816 8564
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Bundoora
Bundoora Specialist Centre, Uni Hill Speciality Rooms
Suite 32 Level 4
240 Plenty Road
Bundoora VIC 3083 
Australia
03 8862 0000
03 9816 8564
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Essendon
SiaMed Specialist Centre
161 Keilor Road
Essendon North VIC 3041 
Australia
03 8862 0000
03 9816 8564
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Sunbury
Lake Imaging Sunbury
17-19 Horne Street
Sunbury VIC 3429 
Australia
03 8862 0000
03 9816 8564
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Sunshine
Sunshine Private Consulting Rooms
Level 2
147-149 Furlong Road
St Albans VIC 3021 
Australia
03 8862 0000
03 9816 8564
Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Werribee
South Base Stone Consulting Rooms
299 Princes Hwy
Werribee VIC 3030 
Australia
1300 773 247
03 8862 0000
03 9816 8564

Bendigo

Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Bendigo
Consulting suites
Suite 3 Level 1
1 Chum Street
Bendigo VIC 3550 
Australia
03 8862 0000
03 9816 8564

Launceston

Precision Brain Spine and Pain Centre - Launceston
The Charles, Suite 111
287 Charles Street
Launceston TAS 7250 
Australia
03 8862 0000
03 9816 8564