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- Pain medicine
Dr. Ponnusamy qualified in 1998. He has been trained to very high standards both overseas and in the UK in Anaesthetics, Intensive Care and Chronic Pain Management.
He underwent advanced training in Pain Management at St.Thomas Hospital, London and St.George’s Hospital, London. He was appointed as Consultant in Pain medicine, Anaesthetics and Intensive Care at Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury in October 2013. He also practices pain management at William Harvey Hospital, Ashford.
Dr. Ponnusamy has been trained in many advanced and complex interventional pain procedures. He is also trained in the use of ultrasound in anaesthesia and pain management. Dr. Ponnusamy believes in a holistic approach to pain management that not only includes injections but also the use of medications, psychological therapies and physical therapies.
Areas of interest
Multidiscplinary pain management
Ultrasound in chronic pain
Radio frequency treatment
Current NHS consultant posts held
East Kent University Hospitals NHS Trust
Evidence based pain medicine
Ultrasound assisted Simplicity III probe placement for SIJ radiofrequency denervation – case report and description of a novel technique
Reference number 6088258
- BMI The Chaucer Hospital, CT4 7AR
- 09:00 - 12:30
- 01227 764686
- Spencer Private Hospitals (Ashford), TN24 0LZ
- 14:00 - 17:30
- 01233 616201
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.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Two or more injections into subcutaneous tissue / painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)
Epidural injection (caudal) - (1-5)
Sacroiliac joint injection under image guidance (and bilateral) - (1-5)