Dr Anthony Hammond: General (internal) medicine , Rheumatology
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Dr Anthony Hammond

General (internal) medicine, Rheumatology

 

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About me

Anthony Hammond is a senior physician and Rheumatologist. He sees patients with all forms of Rheumatic and immune disease and also has specialised in the interventional management of spinal pain problems.
He is a long-standing member and senior instructor in interventional techniques with SIS (the Spine Intervention Society). He lectures and teaches extensively. His particular interest is endoscopic and minimally invasive the treatment of back pain and sciatica due to damaged or slipped discs. He is the UK leader in the treatment of disc related back pain (discogenic pain) a common but often neglected problem and has audited and published successful outcomes. Endoscopic discectomy allows day case relief of sciatica with minimal trauma and rapid recovery for those who need to be up and about quickly (see Insight-spine.co.uk).

Areas of interest

Arthritis; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Gout; Back pain; Neck pain; Sciatica; slipped disc; minimally invasive spinal procedures; percutaneous disc decompression; DISC-FX, Coblation nucleoplasty, endoscopic discectomy; Interventional pain management; MAST antibiotic therapy for back pain

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Procedures completed

  • A5752

    Medial Branch Block (under x-ray control) 1 to 2 levels - (5-50)

    KIMS Hospital Limited (1-5)

  • A5211

    Epidural injection (caudal) - (5-50)

    KIMS Hospital Limited (5-50)

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (1-5)

    KIMS Hospital Limited (1-5)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (1-5)

    London Medical (1-5)

  • S5240

    Two or more injections into subcutaneous tissue / painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)

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