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Dr Chakka is graduated from India in 1997. He has also achieved masters’ in Anaesthesia.
In the UK, he has completed his training in Anaesthetics and a year of Advanced Pain Training in the North East of England.
He has since undertaken specialist training in Neuromodulation from Leeds.
He is currently working as consultant at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.
He is clinical lead for chronic pain services.
He is also Clinical Personal Tutor for Warwick medical school.
Areas of interest
Dr Chakka's special interests include spinal pain, nerve/neuropathic pain, CRPS and widespread pain including Fibromyalgia.
He is experienced in performing facet joint injections, medial branch blocks, sacro-iliac joint injections, radio frequency ablation, pulsed radio frequency ablation, nerve root blocks, epidural & caudal injections; piriformis block, peripheral nerve block and trigger point injections. He can also offer Lidocaine infusions.
He is skilled in performing procedures using both ultrasound and fluoroscopy.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Pain medicine and Anaesthetics University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust
I enjoy cycling.
I have recently completed my maiden 100km cycling day
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Telugu - Fluent
- FFPMRCA Faculty of Pain Medicine, RCoA 2018
- FCAI College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland 2012
- MBBS University of Health Sciences 1997
Reference number 6083549
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.