Dr Bjorn Burgher

MBBS James Cook University 2007, RANZCP Fellowship 2018



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) 

  •  Mood disorders 

  •  ADHD and 

  •  OCD. 


A clinican 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 a 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.

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