Pain, Interventional Pain & Rehabilitation Medicine Physician

Dr David Manohar


Dr David Manohar is a dual-Fellowed specialist, holding specialist accreditation in both pain medicine and rehabilitation medicine.


30+ Years of Clinical Experience

Dr David Manohar is an eminently experienced Pain Medicine Specialist.

He offers 30+ years of experience in treating musculoskeletal conditions, such as spine and nerve pain, and joint-related orthopaedic conditions that cause chronic pain.

Dr Manohar was trained in Sydney, Australia; Christchurch, New Zealand; Edinburgh, Scotland; and Texas in the United States. He consults and operates across Southern and South-West Sydney, and the Illawarra region.

He holds dual-specialist registration as both a pain physician as well as a rehabilitation medicine physician giving him a unique perspective on pain medicine.


Professional Memberships

  • The Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • The Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetist
  • Australian Rheumatology Association

Academic Positions

  • Geriatrician, Illawarra Health Region
  • Medical Director, Lawerence Hargrave Hospital, Illawarra
  • Medical Director, Global Medical Centre, Wollongong
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Wollongong

Hospital Appointments

  • VMO, Liverpool Public Hospital
  • VMO, Waratah Private Hospital, Hurstville
  • VMO, Campbelltown Private Hospital
  • VMO, Shellharbour Private Hospital

Special Interests

  • Visceral pain syndromes (body organs, testicular pain, groin and post-inguinal hernia surgery)
  • Neural (nerve) and plexus blocks
  • Spinal cord stiumlator and radio frequency procedures
  • Minimally invasive procedures for the management of spine and musculoskeletal problems
  • Muscle and joint pain (appropriate medications)
  • Multi-disciplinary pain management
  • Advice regarding appropriate use of medications, rapid opoid detoxification

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