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Last updated: 3 May 2020
- Pain medicine
I was appointed as Pain and anaesthetic consultant in 2012, following extensive and high quality training in anaesthesia and pain medicine in Yorkshire deanery, Nottingham, North London and India before that, spanning a period in excess of 12 years.
I undertook Advanced Pain Fellowship in West Yorkshire scheme at Leeds and Bradford, and was awarded Fellowship of Faculty of Pain Medicine of Royal College of Anaesthetists.
I am on the editorial board of Journal of Observational Pain Medicine. I have co-authored a chapter in a pain textbook titled ‘Symptom Oriented Pain Management’. I co-founded and manage the national group for pain fellows in UK.
I believe in a holistic approach to pain management which includes medications, physical therapy, simple and high end interventions, as well as cognitive behaviour therapy.
Areas of interest
Post-surgical chronic pain;
Chronic joint pain not amenable to surgery;
Occipital nerve block;
Trigger point injections;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Pain Medicine & Anaesthetics,
Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust
I enjoy travelling and cooking Indian cuisine.
I am an enthusiastic follower of IPL cricket and support team RCB.
Interventions for cervical facet-joint pain (http://www.joopm.com/index.php?journal=joopm&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=27)
Book author- 'Focal Low Back Pain and its Pain Management' chapter in a textbook titled 'Symptom Orientated Pain Management' Jaypee Medical Publishers, 2012.
Baranidharan G, Haider S. 'Visceral Neuromodulation': Paineurope 2011: Issue 3, 10-11.
Haider S et. al. 'General versus regional anaesthesia for hip fracture surgery in nonagenarians and centurions: Influence on post operative mortality ': Anaesthesia, 2010, 65, 1055.
Haider S, Purva M. 'Effecting changes in NHS- Do trainees have a role?': Pencilpoint; No. 30 Spring 2010, 4.
Haider S, Gratrix A. 'Pre-admission physiological parameters & their correlation with mortality, in patients requiring ICU admission -Pilot study': Eur J Anaesthesiol 2010; 27(Suppl 47):12AP5-3
Shukla VK, Haider S. 'The Audit of NIV Practice': Intensive Care Medicine; Vol 34 (Suppl 1): Sept 2008: S89.
Oral paper - At Age Anaesthesia Association Annual National Conference, Leicester, April 2010.
'General versus regional anaesthesia for hip fracture surgery in nonagenarians and centurions: Influence on post operative mortality '
- At British Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Edinburgh, June 2011
'Patient's perspective on chronic pain service delivery'
'Effectiveness of TENS in chronic pain conditions- a survey'
'Effectiveness of repeat facet joint injections in chronic low back pain'
- At European Society of Anaesthesia Annual Conference, Helsinki, May 2010. 'Pre-admission physiological parameters & their correlation with mortality, in patients requiring ICU admission – Pilot study'
- At Obstetric Anaesthesia Association Annual Conference, Newcastle, May 2010 'Training, experience and confidence of anaesthetic trainees, prior to being on-call for labour wards'
- At European Society of Intensive Care Annual Conference, Lisbon, Sept 2008 'The Audit of NIV Practice'
Courses offered to GPs
Neuropathic Pain Management
- MBBS, MD, FRCA, FFPMRCA Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK 2008
- Advanced Pain Medicine Fellowship West Yorkshire Scheme 2010
Reference number 6094116
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Assistant Editor Journal of Observational Pain Medicine 2012
Details of entry to specialist register
- Anaesthetics, 2012
Affiliations / memberships
Faculty of Pain medicine,
British Pain Society,
Interventional Pain Medicine SIG,
Royal College of Anaesthetists
- Oaks Hospital, CO4 5XR
- 09:00 - 12:30
- 01206 753295
- Oaks Hospital, CO4 5XR
- 14:00 - 17:30
- 01206 753295
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Oaks Hospital Switchboard 01206 752121