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- Pain medicine
Dr Paul Rolfe studied medicine at Jesus College, University of Cambridge.
He completed specialist training in anaesthesia in East Anglia and London, having completed advanced training in both pain medicine and paediatric anaesthesia.
He has obtained the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) and is a fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine (FFPMRCA).
Dr Rolfe is the lead clinician for paediatric pain at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He divides his clinical time between pain and paediatric anaesthesia. He has sub-specialised in paediatric chronic pain medicine and is one of a few national specialists in this field. He also has a large adult pain practice and employs interventional techniques such as nerve blocks to help conditions like back pain and sciatica.
Areas of interest
spinal pain; back pain; neck pain; sciatica; radicular pain; CRPS; complex regional pain syndrome; pelvic pain; abdominal pain; fibromyalgia; persistent postoperative pain; scar pain; hernia pain; chronic pain syndromes; paediatric chronic pain; coccydynia; vulvodynia; cervicogenic headache; spinal stenosis; herpetic neuralgia;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Pain Medicine and Paediatric Anaesthesia at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Fellow Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) Royal College of Anaesthetists 2004
- Fellow Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists Royal College of Anaesthetists 2014
Reference number 4583118
Affiliations / memberships
British Pain Society
Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists
Medical Defence Union
British Medical Association
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.