Dr Sami Alawad


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Specialises in

  • Pain medicine

About me

I completed my specilaist training in anaesthesia at Barts and the London School of Anaesthesia. I then completed my advanced pain medicine fellowship training at Whipps Cross and St Bartholomew’s hospitals in London. I completed my training in 2012 and was appointed a consultant in pain medicine at Barts and The London NHS Trust for three years. I am currently an appointed consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at Medway NHS Foundation Trust.

Areas of interest

I am a consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management.

I have a praticular interest in spinal pain management including neck pain, back pain, brachiagia and sciatica.

I provide treatment for the following chronic pain conditions:

- Chronic Back Pain including pain from the facet joints and the intervertebral discs.
- Sciatica nerve pain.
- Chronic neck pain including pain from the facets joints.
- Brachialgia or cervical nerve root pain.
- Chronic Headache.
- Chronic Shoulder and arm pain.
- Myofascial Pain.
- Neuropathic pain including complex regional pain syndrome, post shingles pain and chronic post-surgical pain.

I carry out the following intervention procedures:

• Facet joints injections.
• Lumbar epidurals and lumbar nerve root injections.
• Cervical nerve root blocks.
• Radiofrequency ablation and pulsed radiofrequency techniques.
• Botox treatment for chronic migraine.

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Procedures completed

  • A5790

    Sacroiliac joint injection under image guidance (and bilateral) - (1-5)

  • A5720

    Facet or sacroiliac joint (RF) radiofrequency thermocoagulation, cryoprobe or phenol (including rhizolysis under image guidance) - up to 3 joints - (1-5)

  • A5730

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

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