Stephan A. Schug, MD

Professor of Anaesthesia
University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

Director of Pain Medicine
Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia

Honorary Professor of Anaesthesia
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Basic Medical Training:
1976 to 1983 Medical School, University of Cologne
April 1983 Final part of State Medical Examination
May 1983 "Approbation" (License to Practice Medicine)
1984 ECFMG Certificate (USA)

Postgraduate Medical Training:
1981- MD thesis in pharmacokinetics published as a monograph (Prof. Dr. E Gladtke)
83 accepted by the University of Cologne for MD degree ('summa cum laude')
1983- Anaesthetic Registrar, Department of Anaesthesiology,
88 University of Cologne, a fully recognised training facility
under the chair of Prof. Dr. K. Bonhoeffer, later Prof Dr. W. Buzello.
1988 Registration as "Arzt für Anaesthesiologie" (Specialist Anaesthetist)
1991 Specialist Anaesthetist registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
1998 Fellow of the Australian New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
1999 Foundation Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Management of ANZCA

Professional Experience:
1988 Consultant Anaesthetist, Dept. of Anaesthesiology, University of Cologne
Co-Director, Cancer Pain Management Center, University of Cologne
1989-1990 Temporary Acting Specialist Anaesthetist,
Pain Clinic and Department of Anaesthesia, Auckland Hospital
1991-1994 Senior Lecturer in Anaesthetics, University of Auckland
1995-1999 Associate Professor in Anaesthetics, University of Auckland
1991-1999 Head, Section of Anaesthetics, Dept. of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Auckland
1989-2000 Clinical Director, Acute Pain Service, Auckland Hospital
1991-2000 Visiting Specialist, The Auckland Regional Pain Service and
Dept. of Anaesthesia, Auckland Hospital
2000 Professor and Head, Division of Anaesthesiology,
University of Auckland

Main Research Interests:
postoperative pain, cancer pain, chronic pain, regional anaesthesia, quality of health care

Publications:
30 original papers
79 review papers, editorials, comments, letters
8 books and monographs edited and/or co-authored
18 chapters in books
> 40 published abstracts

Editorial Boards:
Editor-in-Chief 'Acute Pain'
Consulting Editor 'LMS Pain Control'
Editorial Board 'Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine', 'Pain Digest', 'Spine'
Review Editor 'The International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia'
International Advisory Board 'Der Schmerz', 'South African Journal of Anaesthesia'