A/Prof. Andrew Zacest
MBBS MS FRACS FFPMANZCA
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 Board of the Faculty of Pain Medicine (ANZCA). Dr Zacest’s clinical and research interests include Deep Brain Stimulation, trigeminal neuralgia, neurosurgery for intractable pain and radiosurgery and he has lectured widely on the same.