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- Pain medicine
Dr Azfer Usmani trained in South East England in pain medicine and anaesthetics, part of his training being at Guys & St Thomas Hospitals and St Georges Hospital. He has obtained the FRCA and FFPMRCA from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK. He was appointed as a consultant in Pain Medicine at Forth Valley Royal Hospital since June 2011. He is currently a consultant anaesthetic and chronic pain in Dartford Hospital.
Having worked in the pain medicine departments of nine hospitals over a period of five years, Dr Usmani has acquired a wide experience in managing chronic pain in a variety of patients and using multimodal and multidisciplinary techniques. He is proficient in ultrasound guided nerve injections. He is very good in x- ray guided facet joint radio frequency denervation, sacroiliac joint denervation and is competent in selective nerve root blocks. He has also implanted spinal cord stimulators.
Areas of interest
Low back pain
Neck pain, including whiplash
Leg pain, including sciatica
Nerve pain - including chronic pain after surgery, phantom pain, trigeminal neuralgia and pain after shingles
for more info go to: https://www.azferusmani.com
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Anaesthetics and Chronic pain
low back pain, headache, abdominal pain, pelvic pain, CRPS, facial pain
General and regional anaesthetics
- FRCA Royal College of Anesthetist 2008
- FFPMRCA RCoA 2011
Reference number 6062143
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.
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