Specialist Pain Medicine Physician and Anaesthetist with a key interest in interventional pain techniques.
Dr Espinet is a highly trained and qualified anaesthetist and interventional pain specialist with extensive expertise in all facets of anaesthesia and pain management. He specialises in back and neck pain, facial pain, complex regional pain syndrome and the use of spinal cord stimulators for pain management. Dr Espinet has been in practice for more than 33 years and is currently the Senior Consultant Pain Specialist, Senior Consultant Anaesthetist and one of the Directors of The Pain Doctors in Benowa, Queensland, Australia. He is also affiliated with the Pindara Medical Day Procedure Centre and the John Flynn Hospital in the Gold Coast.
Dr Espinet’s career in medicine began in 1988 when he graduated with his Medical Degree (MBBS) and Postgraduate Diploma in Anaesthesia (DA) from the University of the West Indies. After graduating, Dr Espinet completed extensive post-graduate training in Edinburgh Scotland, England UK, Europe, Texas USA, and Australia, before entering into private practice in Queensland, Australia. Dr Espinet is a Diplomate (DA) and Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in UK (FRCA), and Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (FFPMANZCA).
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr Espinet is an Associate Professor at the Griffith University School of Medicine and also an Associate Professor at Bond University. Dr Espinet has conducted several multicentre clinical trials and published over 30 articles and abstracts in clinical journals.