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I qualified in February 1997. I worked for a couple of years in medicine before starting postgraduate training in Anaesthesiology in Mumbai, India.
After qualification I worked as a lecturer in St John`s Medical college Hospital as a lecturer. I moved to the UK in 2003 and have worked as a SHO in Carmarthen , South Wales before moving to Scotland to complete my training as a registrar.
I did my fellowship in Pain Medicine at Whipps cross Hospital, St Bartholomew`s Hospital and Royal London Hospital, London. I am also the Regional Advisor in Pain Medicine for North of Scotland.
Areas of interest
I anaesthetise patients undergoing hepatobilary surgery and other major surgical procedures. In chronic pain my special interests are; spinal pain & Chronic Abdominal pain. I am proficient in procedures for spinal pain such as diagnostic blocks, Radiofrequency treatment, epidural & Spinal cord stimulation. I also do Splanchnic nerve block & celiac plexus block for abdominal pain.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
I spend most of my time in pain medicine. I do anaesthetise patients undergoing hepatobilary surgery at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. In chronic pain, my special area of interest is spinal pain & Chronic Abdominal pain. I am proficient in procedures for spinal pain such as diagnostic blocks, Radiofrequency treatment, epidural & Spinal cord stimulation. I also do Splanchnic nerve block & celiac plexus block for abdominal pain.
- Diploma in Anaesthesiology Mumbai University, India 2002
- MBBS Bangalore University, India 1997
- FRCA Royal college of Anaesthetists, London 2006
- FFPMRCA Royal College of Anaesthetists 2014
Reference number 6063925
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Anaesthetists
Medical Defence Union
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Post treatment communication
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