Mitcham Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Mitcham Private Hospital specialist Michael Vagg

Dr Michael Vagg


Telehealth Consulting Available - The Pain Matrix Eastern team brings together medical and non-medical treatments that are proven to be the most effective available for persistent and chronic pain in a personalised treatment plan aimed at helping you get your life back

Mitcham Private Hospital would like to introduce Dr Michael Vagg, a consultant in rehabilitation and pain medicine. He graduated from Monash University in 1994 and spent several years as a uniformed Medical Officer in the RAAF before undertaking vocational training. Michael completed a Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM) in 2004. He subsequently gained Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 2006. Michael is also a Director of Pain Matrix.

He holds an appointment as Clinical Senior Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Medicine at Deakin University School of Medicine. For the Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM), he is Chair of Professional Affairs Executive Commmitee and Board Member representing the

Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM). Michael is a regular contributor to the media. He writes regularly for The Conversation website ( as a Health and Medicine Columnist. He has appeared on ABC Local Radio

around the country and occasionally on TV discussing various medical-related topics.

Soft tissue pain Post-amputation pain Interventional pain treatments