Associate Professor Andrew Zacest

Associate Professor Andrew Zacest


Faculty of Pain Medicine Board Member

A/Prof Andrew Zacest graduated from the University of Adelaide and obtained dual neurosurgical (FRACS) and pain medicine fellowships (FFPMANZCA) in 2007. He was awarded a masters of surgery for his work examining neurogenic inflammation following traumatic brain injury. Post fellowship training was in the US specialising in functional neurosurgery including pain management, deep brain stimulation, peripheral nerve disorders, epilepsy and brain tumours.

He is clinical associate professor at the University of Adelaide, consultant neurosurgeon at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and was recently elected to the Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM) board.

Dr Zacest’s clinical and research interests include deep brain stimulation, neurosurgery for intractable pain and radiosurgery and he has lectured widely on the same.

Last updated 16:16 18.06.2020