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- Pain medicine
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine since 2007.
Areas of interest
I am an experienced Pain Consultant; my NHS base is Stepping Hill Hospital where I am the Clinical Lead for Chronic Pain. I am also affiliated with NHS Pain Clinics in Buxton and Macclesfield.
My practice is primarily Spinal related pain, and I have considerable experience in injection based treatments for low back pain and sciatica. I am experienced in Radiofrequency Denervation procedures for low back pain.
Medicines often form part of pain control, and I am able to advise on how to safely maximise benefit here.
Please contact my secretary if further details needed.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport
- FRCA RCOA 2004
- FFPMRCA RCOA 2008
Reference number 4197849
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT ANAESTHESIA, 2007
- BMI The Alexandra Hospital
- 10:00 - 13:00
- 0161 495 7008
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
Alexandra Hospital switchboard
tel 0161 4283656
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Epidural injection (lumbar) - (5-50)
Medial Branch Block (under x-ray control) - 3 to 4 levels - (5-50)
Intramuscular injection with x-ray control (e.g. piriformis block) - (1-5)
Injection into subcutaneous tissue/painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)
Two or more injections into subcutaneous tissue / painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)
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