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- Pain medicine
Dr Hart is a consultant pain management specialist with over 20 years experience. He practices at Spire Harpenden, One Hatfield and Spire Bushey Hospitals. His NHS work is at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
Dr Hart has expertise in the management of spine pain including sciatica and neck problems. He follows a conservative pain management approach that may include injections such as epidurals, medial branch nerve block or radio frequency ablation. Other specialist interests include shoulder pain, vulvodynia, pelvic pain, CRPS and fibromyalgia.
At the 2012 Olympic Games and 2017 IAAF World Championships Dr Hart was a team leader of the emergency medical team attending the athletes competing in the Olympic Stadium. He regularly undertakes the role of a pitch side doctor managing sports injuries.
In January 2019 Dr Hart's professional medical practice and standards have been revalidated by the General Medical Council.
For further information please refer to website:- www.drpaulhart.com
Areas of interest
Pain Management; Neuropathic pain; Complex Regional Pain Syndrome; Shoulder Pain; Musculoskeletal Medicine; Vulvodynia; Pelvic Pain; Back pain; Neck pain; Fibromyalgia; therapeutic cortisone (steroid) injections e.g. epidural and facet joint injections; nerve blocks; ultrasound guided injections; radiofrequency ablation and pulsed radiofrequency.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Anaesthetist with specialist interests in Pain Medicine and Intensive Care at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
- MB BCh University of Leicester Medical School 1985
- FRCA Royal College of Anaesthetists - 1996
Reference number 3121915
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- FFPMRCA Faculty of Pain Medicine 2008
- FFICM Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine 2011
Details of entry to specialist register
- Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training, 1999
Affiliations / memberships
General Medical Council
Royal College of Anaesthetists
British Pain Society
Intensive Care Society
- Spire Bushey Hospital, WD23 1RD
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 01582 714535
- Spire Harpenden Hospital Ambrose Lane...
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 01582 763191
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Myself via Spire Hospital Harpenden - 01582 763191