Dr Simon G Tordoff: Anaesthetics
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Dr Simon G Tordoff

Anaesthetics

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Specialises in

  • Pain medicine

About me

Dr Tordoff trained in Cape Town, South Africa and graduated in 1980. He moved to the United Kingdom in 1987 and he was appointed as a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management in 1993. He initially worked in Northampton before moving to Leicester in 2001. Dr Tordoff is based at the Leicester General Hospital. He has just retired from the NHS pain clinic and LOROS, where he treated pain from cancer in patients but is still clinically active in these areas at the private hopsital.
Dr Tordoff's clinical interests involve the management of patients with persistent (chronic) pain, including back and neck pain, joint and muscle pain, neuropathic pain, and pain following trauma. He has a special interest in patients with cancer-related pain.

His treatment includes medications, complementary and physical therapies and nerve blocks which include ablations of nerves with radio-frequency (microwave).

Areas of interest

Persistant or chronic pain of the neck and back; Cancer pain; Pain management in general; Lower lumbar back pain; Chronic regional pain syndromes; Abdominal pain; Neuropathic pain; Pancreatic pain; Chronic muscle and joint pain; Osteoarthritis; Headaches and occipital pain; Post herpetic neuralgia; Trigeminal neuralgia, sciatica, radicular pain, facetal pain, sacro-illiac joint pain, testicular pain, hernia pain, fybromyalgia,

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

  • A5770

    Medial Branch Block (under x-ray control) - 5 to 6 levels - (5-50)

  • A5730

    Facet or sacroiliac joint (RF) radiofrequency thermocoagulation, cryoprobe or phenol (including rhizolysis under image guidance) - 4 to 6 joints. - (5-50)

  • A5760

    Medial Branch Block (under x-ray control) - 3 to 4 levels - (5-50)

  • A5290

    Transforaminal epidural - (5-50)

  • A7350

    Local anaesthetic blockade of named major nerve or plexus - (1-5)

  • S5210

    Injection into subcutaneous tissue/painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)

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