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Dr Saravanakumar Kanakarajan

Anaesthetics

 

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Last updated: 22 Jun 2020

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  • Pain medicine

About me

Dr.Kanakarajan is one the senior consultant's in Pain Medicine in Aberdeen, and has been involved in management of spinal pain, neuropathic pain, abdominal wall pain and spinal cord stimulation for over 15 years. He has a full Team in the private sector that reflects his NHS practice. This includes access to medications for pain management, pain injections, psychological support and pain management physiotherapy. He works closely with neurosurgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, gynaecologists, and general surgeons.

Dr Kanakarajan qualified in 1993 and began his early postgraduate training in Anaesthesia in Mumbai, India. A move to UK enabled him to complete his specialist training in Anaesthesia in Birmingham School of Anaesthesia, West Midlands. His Pain Medicine training was complimented by dedicated fellowship at Walton Centre for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Liverpool. He was appointed as Consultant to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in 2007, where he developed the multidisciplinary services to chronic pain patients.

Dr.Kanakarajan pioneered the technique of Ultrasound guided injections to the abdominal cutaneous nerves. He has organised over 6 cadaveric courses to teach various interventional pain management techniques, attracting international audience. He has more than 10 peer-review publications to his credit and actively participates in audit and pain research.

Areas of interest

Abdominal wall pain

Back pain

Brachialgia

Chronic Post Surgical Pain (CPSP)

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Epidurals for pain management

Facet joint pain

Headache – Cervicogenic

Neck pain

Nerve blocks for pain management

Neuropathic pain

Radiofrequency treatment for pain management (RF)

Sacro-iliac joint pain

Sciatica

Spinal cord Stimulation (SCS)

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Procedures completed

  • A5790

    Sacroiliac joint injection under image guidance (and bilateral) - (5-50)

  • A5730

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

  • A7350

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

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