Dr Amanda Johns
Pain Medicine Specialist
MB BS, BScMed(hons), FAFRM (RACP), FFPMANZCA
Phone: (02) 9517 1764
Dr Amanda Johns is a pain and rehabilitation medicine specialist and is the director of the acute pain service at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Hospital. Dr Johns is also the clinical lead of the Far West of NSW Chronic Pain Telehealth Service, based in Greenwich Hospital. Dr Johns completed her medical degree at the University of New South Wales. Subsequently, Amanda completed her rehabilitation medicine training in Darwin, Brisbane and Sydney Hospitals. Amanda completed her pain specialist training at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown. Dr Amanda Johns has been a pain specialist at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse since 2015, providing acute inpatient care as well as running a comprehensive assessment and management cancer pain clinic in the outpatient setting.
Other clinical areas of interest include musculoskeletal pain disorders including fibromyalgia and arthritis, spinal cord injury associated pain and other chronic pain diagnoses.
Research interests include opioid stewardship in hospital setting and quality prescribing of opioids at time of discharge, and opioid prescribing trends in general practice in the Far West of NSW.
Member of the International Association for the Study of Pain, Faculty of Pain Medicine, Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Australian Medical Association.