Associate Professor Michael Vagg

Associate Professor Michael Vagg

FPM Dean 

Associate Professor Michael Vagg is a rehabilitation physician and a pain medicine physician. He graduated from Monash University in 1994 and spent several years as a uniformed medical officer in the Royal Australian Air Force before undertaking vocational training.

He is a director of Pain Matrix, a private comprehensive pain service in Geelong, clinical director of rehabilitation and pain services at Epworth Geelong and a clinical senior lecturer at Deakin University Medical School. For the faculty, he is chair of the Professional Affairs Executive Committee and the Research and Innovation Committee, and a board member. He is also an executive member of the Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand (RMSANZ) pain special interest group.

He writes regularly for The Conversation as a health and medicine columnist. His areas of clinical interest include soft tissue pain, postamputation pain and interventional pain treatments. 

Last updated 16:17 18.06.2020