"My research informs my clinical approach. My passion is to bring evidence based medicine and research translation to the clinic."
Dr Bjorn Burgher is a general adult psychiatrist with a clinical interest in
Early psychosis disorders (young people presenting with first-episode psychosis and bipolar)
A clinician with a passion for research
Dr Bjorn Burgher worked for 5 years in an Early Psychosis Clinic, and this work with young adults experiencing first onset of severe mental illness has shaped his clinical and research passions.
Dr Burgher is currently undertaking a PhD in Neuroimaging and Computational Psychiatry, publishing papers on cognitive development after the onset of psychotic disorders and their impact on functional recovery in young adults.
Bjorn has clinical research interest in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), particularly for its indication in treatment-resistant depression.
Dr Burgher is a clinical trial investigator for the use of TMS as a therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder and is the Medical Director of Queensland Neurostimulation Centre, delivering TMS for depression in Brisbane.