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Pain Management
Recommended by 2 specialists
23 years of experience
Anaesthetics, Neuromodulation, Regenerative Medicine + 2 more

Dr Ramaswamy is a consultant in Anaesthesia, Pain Management, and Neuromodulation at St. Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospital, where he is also the clinical lead for in-patient pain management. Dr Ramaswamy has extensive experience managing acute and chronic pain conditions such as back pain, neck pain, post-surgical pain, chronic musculoskeletal (such as Fibromyalgia), neuropathic pain, headache, facial pain, abdomen-pelvic pain, sports injury, whiplash injury, and cancer pain.

He provides simple and complex pain procedures including cervical and lumbar facet joint/medial branch injections, epidural/root block, radiofrequency treatment of medial branches/nerve roots (all spinal levels) or peripheral nerves, and splanchnic nerve stimulation. His intervention experience ranges from X-ray guided to ultrasound interventions and for a variety of general and orthopaedic anaesthetic procedures, with particular expertise in ultrasound-guided nerve blocks such as nerve catheter insertion.

 Dr. Ramaswamy develops a treatment plan based on a patient's individual needs and preferences. He believes in educating patients about their condition and advising them on self-management techniques that patients can use long-term. He also provides advice on pain medications and pain interventions as needed. Dr Ramaswamy works closely with a multi-disciplinary team including orthopaedic surgeons and physiotherapists to provide his patients with the best treatment available.

Dr Ramaswamy received his MD in Anaesthesia (Medal Scholar) from PGIMER, India before earning his certificate of Specialist Training in Anaesthesia and Pain Management in the UK. He then went on to complete an Advanced Pain Fellowship at Imperial Healthcare in London. Dr Ramaswamy has also trained in medicolegal report writing and is familiar with civil procedure protocols such as CPR Part 35 and the PD 35 protocol. He has report writing experience and can provide detailed insights into causality, prognosis, assessing capacity to work, understanding specific roles, assessing ability to function, and commenting on the prospect of achieving pain relief. He can provide medicolegal appointments at short notice and produce a report in a timely manner. He sees patients for personal injury and criminal negligence claims.

Dr Ramaswamy has an interest in medical education and is the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Education Lead at Queen Mary University of London and Bart's Health. He is also an honorary visiting senior lecturer at the University of Edinburgh and the course director of the MSc in Pain Management.

https://www.pain-expert.org/team/dr-shankar-ramaswamy/

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Pain Management
Recommended by 1 specialist
29 years of experience
Spinal Medicine

Dr Joseph Azzopardi, Consultant in Pain Medicine and Aesthetician, currently works within the Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Trust and sees patients privately in several London-based clinics. He has a wealth of experience in a wide range of pain and anaesthesia concerns including difficult airway anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia, and performing anaesthesia in the developing world. He is also keenly interested in interventional pain management, neuromodulation, and cancer pain management.

Dr Azzopardi began his medical education abroad in Malta, graduating in 1993 before moving to the UK to undergo specialist training in anaesthetic and pain medicine. He underwent specialist training in Dublin and London, and in 2000 became a visiting fellow in Regional Anaesthesia in Uppsala, Sweden. He further developed his knowledge and skillset in Australia by undergoing 2 years of advanced specialist training in Pain Medicine in Sydney and Adelaide. He was then awarded 2 international fellowships: Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and the Foundation Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. He has since been made a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. In his current role, he commits a significant amount of his time to the management of cancer pain, establishing the Multidisciplinary Integrated Cancer Pain Services at Guys and St.Thomas' hospitals.

Dr Azzopardi also works as a medico-legal expert, providing specialist reports and providing statements for courts. He also continues to contribute to medical education, he is currently a member of the London Deanery Pain Training Advisory Group Committee and has previously been the Educational Supervisor for Advanced Pain Training in Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital. He also assists in the education of medical students, teaching at a post-graduate level, medical simulation and is a clinical supervisor for higher specialist training in Pain Medicine.

Dr Azzopardi also contributes to humanitarian efforts, holding the position of Lead anaesthetist on numerous charity missions in Ethiopia with Facing Africa and Project Harar.

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Anaesthetics
Recommended by 1 specialist
24 years of experience

Dr Prabhu Gandhimani, Consultant Anaesthetist and Pain Expert, currently works within the Kingston Hospital and Queen Mary’s Hospital in London. He is highly experienced in the management of pain and related disorders.

Dr Gandhimani finished his specialist training in anaesthesia and pain management within a hospital in Yorkshire. Following this, he underwent further specialist training in Birmingham Heartlands and Russell Hall Hospital for 1 year, and afterwards was awarded a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine by The Royal College of Anaesthetists. He has also trained abroad in interventional pain procedures and has passed the notoriously difficult American Board postgraduate examination in advanced interventional pain practice. He is now a certified Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice by the World Institute Of Pain. He has worked in his current consultant role for 12 years gaining invaluable experience and he has also taken on the role of Clinical Lead for the Kingston Hospital Pain Clinic.

Dr Gandhimani also has several professional memberships including being a member of the British Pain Society, the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the World Institute of Pain Medicine.

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Anaesthetics
Recommended by 1 specialist
25 years of experience
Pain Management

Dr Basil Almahdi, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, currently works at the Whittington Hospital and sees patients privately in several London-based clinics. He is highly experienced in the treatment and management of spinal and degenerative diseases, sciatica and bone metastases, and palliative treatments for cancer pain and neuropathic pain. He is highly competent in performing minimally invasive procedures for degenerative spinal diseases.

Dr Almahdi qualified in 1997 and was awarded a fellowship in Pain Management at University College Hospital in the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. Following this, he further developed his skills at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and The Pain Management Centre in UCLH as a Locum Consultant. During this period, he gained invaluable experience in managing complicated spinal pain problems.

Dr Almahdi is an active member of the research community, and lectures at conferences in Pain and Anaesthesia field around the world. He is also fully fluent in both English and Arabic. 

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Anaesthetics
25 years of experience
Pain Management

Dr Bela Vadodaria is a consultant anaesthetist at Hillingdon hospital with a special interest in the management of chronic pain. Dr Vadodaria believes in a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to treatment, using a patient-specific ethos. She uses both interventional and non-interventional techniques. She combines medicine, acupuncture, TENS, physiotherapy and low-level laser therapy with Cognitive Behaviour Therapy techniques in order to ensure the best approach. She offers a wide variety of treatments to patients dependent on the condition, including nerve blocks and botox for headache, steroid injection and selective nerve root block for whiplash and neck/arm/shoulder pain.

Dr Vadodaria obtained her medical qualification in Mumbai in 1985 and underwent training in Anaesthesia in India. In 1996, she became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Anaesthetists of Ireland. It was during her specialist training as an Anesthetist that Dr Vadodaria developed a particular interest in the management of patients with chronic pain.

Her academic research interests include management of post-operative pain and the management of chronic pain. She has had research published on the topic of pain management in the peer-reviewed literature.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Botox injections
  • Caudal Epidural Injection
  • Cervical Epidural
  • Intravenous Infusions
  • Localised nerve blocks
  • Neck Pain Injections/Interventions
  • Occipital nerve block
  • Qutenza Patch Treatment
  • Radiofrequency Denervations And Pulsed Radiofrequency To Nerves
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sphenopalatine ganglion block
  • Spinal Injections For Pain
  • Steroid injections
  • Stellate ganglion blocks 
  • Trigger Point Injections with steroid and Botox
  • Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Spinal Pain
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Anaesthetics
28 years of experience

Dr Ghei is a Consultant Anaesthetist and pain Management Specialist who completed her specialist training from University Hospital of Wales. She has been practicing pain management over 10 years and has extensive experience of treating patients with a range of chronic painful conditions. She believes in a Holistic approach to pain management and treatments advice is tailored to the patient needs. She performs a number a procedures which can provide pain relief when coupled with appropriate medication. In addition she also believes firmly in Lifestyle management and offers advice on self management of symptoms, coupled with medications prescribed. 

Dr Ghei is actively involved in teaching and training of junior doctors in pain management and has present nationally and internationally in pain conferences. 

 

 

 

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Radio frequency denervation-Spine 
  • Denervation of Knee joint
  • Trigger point injections
  • Facet Joint Injection 
  • Nerve Root Injection
  •  Epidural Injection 
  • Peripheral nerve blocks
  • Sympathetic block

 

 
  • Chronic Pain 
  • Nerve Pain 
  • Back Pain 
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 
  • Neuropathic Pain 
  • Chronic Neck Pain 
  • Neck Pain 
 
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Anaesthetics
16 years of experience
Interventional Cardiology

Dr Sam Dawkins is a Consultant Cardiologist who practices at the Nuffield Manor Hospital in Oxford and Cleveland Clinic London. His NHS practice is at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. 

He specialises in interventional cardiology and structural intervention (such as TAVI, mitral repair (MitraClip/Pascal), tricuspid repair (Pascal/TriClip), PFO closure, ASD closure and left atrial appendage occlusion), cardiac CT, and echocardiography.

Dr Dawkins trained in London and Oxford, as well as further developing his skills abroad working at Cedars Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles for two years. He has a large edge-to-edge mitral and tricuspid repair procedure (using the MitraClip, Pascal and TriClip devices) and has one of the highest procedure volumes in these techniques in the UK. He also has expertise performing TAVI procedures in complex situations such as valve-in-valve and patients with peripheral vascular disease.

Dr Dawkins is the Clinical Lead for Structural Intervention at the John Radcliffe Hospital. He is also an engaged teacher, regularly training fellow cardiologists in complex procedures and treatments around the globe.

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Anaesthetics
17 years of experience
Pain Management, Neuromodulation

Dr. Stefano Palmisani is a Consultant in Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation, with many years of experience in the treatment and management of pain, including minimally invasive spinal interventions. He sees private patients at the London Clinic and the Harley Street Specialist Hospital.

Dr. Palmisani is earned his primary medical qualification at the University of Rome La Sapienza, after which he undertook his specialist training in Anesthesia at Sant Andrea University Hospital. He then completed his higher training at the Valencia General Hospital, Spain, and Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital, where he gained knowledge and expertise in pain medicine.

Upon completion of his training, he was appointed Consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital in 2011 and has since joined one of the busiest neuromodulation teams in the UK. He is responsible for establishing and developing the current endoscopic pain interventions service at Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital, which includes endoscopic rhizolysis, facet joints, and sacroiliac joints. Dr. Palmisani works within a multidisciplinary team that manages patients with complex facial and head conditions, including headaches and facial pains, in addition to co-leading the neuromodulation clinic for functional urology, male pelvic pain, and bladder pain.

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Anaesthetics
22 years of experience

Dr Stephen Humble is an Interventional Spinal Medicine Consultant who specialises in the treatment and management of slipped discs, sciatica, severe neck pain, and epidurals. He consults privately at the Harley Street Specialist Hospital.

He takes a holistic approach to treatment and sees the patient as a whole, taking into consideration previous medical history and involving other healthcare professionals such as chiropractors and physiotherapists. He favours less invasive therapies and shorter hospital stays for his patients, and he is one of the few doctors in the UK who uses radio-frequency therapy and capsaicin patch therapy.

Dr Humble received his medical degree from the University of Aberdeen and went on to pursue postgraduate studies in Scotland and Australia, where he gained skills and understanding in pain medicine and anaesthesia. He then earned a master's degree in pain management and a PhD in neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh.

Dr Humble regularly publishes in clinical journals and has written multiple peer-reviewed papers in respected journals. He has also featured on BBC One Health's 'Truth or Scare.'

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Anaesthetics
27 years of experience

Dr James Blackburn is a Consultant Anaesthetist specialising in Pain Management.

He has experience in treating Trigeminal Neuralgia with medication and a highly-specialised interventional injection procedure known as Gasserian Gangliolysis. He also has extensive experience in the management of spinal pain as well as other pain of musculoskeletal origin as well as complex regional pain syndrome.

 

 

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Gasserian gangliolysis
  • Greater Occipital Nerve block
  • Nerve root injection
  • Lumbar epidural
  • Cervical epidural
  • Facet joint denervation
  • Transforaminal epidural
  • Dorsal root ganglion block
 
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Head, neck & facial pain
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Spinal pain
 
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