Dr Christian Rowan is an Addiction Medicine Specialist with a strong associated interest in Pain Management. He is a Visiting Medical Officer to the Wesley Rehabilitation Centre’s Pain and Back Rehabilitation Programs and to the St Andrew’s Multidisciplinary Pain Service. Dr Rowan is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians’ Chapter of Addiction Medicine. He is a member of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs.
Dr Rowan has worked in a number of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Services including at Biala, the Peel Street Clinic as well as at Logan Central Community Health. He is a licensed methadone and buprenorphine prescriber in Queensland. Dr Rowan is also a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.
Dr Rowan completed his undergraduate medical degree at the University of Queensland. His clinical interests include prescription drug dependency, opioid substitution therapy and co-morbidity pertaining to pain conditions and substance disorders.
Dr Rowan is an Associate Professor at Griffith University’s School of Medicine. He is a Clinical Tutor with the Uniting Care Clinical School. He is a former President of AMA Queensland and he has been an elected member of the Board and Branch Council of the Australian Medical Association of Queensland. Dr Rowan is also a former President of the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland.