Dr Joseph Azzopardi: Anaesthetics
Search

Dr Joseph Azzopardi

Anaesthetics

Overview

About me

Dr Joseph Azzopardi is a Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital. Graduating from the University of Malta in 1993, he received anaesthetic and pain training in Dublin and London. In 2000, he was a visiting fellow in Regional Anaesthesia in Uppsala, Sweden. Subsequently in 2002 to 2004, he acquired advanced specialist training in Pain Medicine in Sydney and Adelaide where he developed his interests in interventional pain management, neuromodulation and cancer pain.

Dr Azzopardi is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists UK.He was awarded the Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 2004. He is a Foundation Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists.Dr Azzopardi treats patients with degenerative spine disease, back and neck pain, arm pain and sciatica. He dedicates a significant part of his clinical time managing Cancer Pain and has been actively involved with the development of Multidisciplinary Integrated Cancer Pain Services at Guys and St.Thomas’ Foundation Trust. He also contributes to the Acute Pain Service in Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital.

His Pain Medicine interests include Interventional Pain Management, Advanced Radiofrequency Ablation Pain Therapies and Neuromodulation (Spinal Cord Stimulation & Neuro-axial Drug Delivery).Dr Azzopardi also provides Medico-Legal specialist reports and accepts instructions for defendant and claimant personal injury. He has a keen interest in Medical Education and sits on the London Deanery Pain Training Advisory Group Committee. He has until recently been the Educational Supervisor for Advanced Pain Training in Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital.His Anaesthetic interests include Difficult Airway Anaesthesia, Regional Anaesthesia and Anaesthesia in the Developing World. He has been the Lead anaesthetist on numerous charity missions in Ethiopia with Facing Africa and Project Harar.

Areas of interest

Pain management; Palliative care

About me
My qualifications & training
Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

  • A7300

    Radiofrequency (including pulsed denervation), cryoprobe or phenol for permanent lesion of major nerve trunk - (5-50)

  • A7350

    Local anaesthetic blockade of named major nerve or plexus - (5-50)

  • A5770

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

  • A5210

    Epidural injection (lumbar) - (5-50)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (5-50)

  • S5210

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

  • A5720

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

  • A5200

    Epidural injection (cervical) - (1-5)

  • Show All (13)...
Edit details Print page

The information contained on Finder is submitted by consultants, therapists and facilities, and is declared by these third parties to be correct and compliant with the standards and codes of conduct specified by their relevant regulatory body. Bupa cannot guarantee the accuracy of all of the information provided.

You can find out more about the data and information on Finder and our website terms of use here.