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Dr Roman Cregg

Anaesthetics

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  • Pain medicine

About me

I am a Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and UCLH, London, UK.

I completed my training rotating between the King’s College London, University College London, Chase Farm and Barnet and the Royal Free Hospitals.

My Advanced Pain Medicine fellowship was based at the Imperial School, London and I held appointments at Chelsea and Westminster, Hillingdon and The Royal Marsden Hospitals. I went further supplementing my sub-specialty pain training with attachments to Guys’ and St Thomas’ hospitals (advanced neuromodulation) and Cleveland Clinic, OH, USA (interventional management of headaches) before taking up my current permanent post as a consultant.

My clinical activities are centered around the multidisciplinary management of acute, chronic and cancer pain.

I have the following clinical interests:

Cancer pain

Back and neck pain

Persistent pain after surgery

Poorly controlled acute pain

Neuropathic pain

Pain in urogenital area / pelvic pain (male and female)

Personalised Pain Medicine tailored to suit your genetic makeup and preferences

Second opinion

Rare / unexplained / inherited pain conditions


Medical Procedures:
A wide range of X-ray and CT-guided injections targeting peripheral structures including nerves and nerve roots and central (axial) blockade.


Education:
I obtained my Ph.D. in Neurosciences (Pain) in 2012 from Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, University College London.

My research currently centers on mechanisms of neuronal hyperexcitability in patients affected by complex chronic pain disorders.

My research interests are:
Pain channelopathies
Painful peripheral neuropathies
Genetics of chronic pain
Personalised analgesia
Ketamine as an analgesic drug

Evolving areas:
The use of DNA in a treatment of chronic pain

Memberships of Learned societies:
International Headache Society
International Neuromodulation Society
International Association for the Study of Pain
British Pain Society
Royal Society of Medicine
Royal College of Anaesthetists

Areas of interest

Second opinion

Personalised Medicine (analgesics)

Rare / unexplained / inherited pain conditions

Back and neck pain

Cancer pain

Neuropathic pain

Pain in urogenital area / pelvic pain

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Procedures completed

  • A5790

    Sacroiliac joint injection under image guidance (and bilateral) - (5-50)

  • A5730

    Facet or sacroiliac joint (RF) radiofrequency thermocoagulation, cryoprobe or phenol (including rhizolysis under image guidance) - 4 to 6 joints. - (1-5)

  • 25020

    Intravenous regional sympathetic block (guanethidine block) - 1 injection - (1-5)

  • X3770

    Intramuscular injection with x-ray control (e.g. piriformis block) - (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

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