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Dr William Dow

Dr William Allister Dow

Anaesthetics

 

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Specialises in

  • Pain medicine

About me

Dr Dow qualified as a doctor from The University of Birmingham Medical School in 1996. He trained in anaesthesia and pain management in Portsmouth, Southampton, Salisbury and Vancouver, Canada. He was awarded his certificate of completion of training as a medical consultant in 2008 and gained his consultant position at the Royal Surrey County Hospital.
Dr Dow spent 17 years as a Royal Navy Medical Officer during which he worked worldwide as a ships doctor and later as a trauma anaesthetist and pain specialist in war zones in the Middle East. He retired from the Royal Navy as a Surgeon Commander in 2011.
Dr Dow lives and works in Guildford and has a ten year old son.
Dr Dow sub-specialised in Pain Management while training in Portsmouth and Southampton in 2007 and 2008 becoming a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in 2008. He treats all types of chronic pain with particular interests in back pain, neuropathic pain and interventional pain management / injection therapies.

Areas of interest

Chronic Pain;
Interventional Pain Management;
Neuropathic Pain;
Back Pain;
Sciatica;
Neck Pain;
Abdominal Pain;
Pelvic Pain;
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome;
Osteoarthritis;
Fibromyalgia;

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Procedures completed

  • W9030

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

  • A5211

    Epidural injection (caudal) - (1-5)

  • A7352

    Image-guided local anaesthetic blockade of named major nerve or plexus - (1-5)

  • S5240

    Two or more injections into subcutaneous tissue / painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)

  • A5730

    Facet or sacroiliac joint (RF) radiofrequency thermocoagulation, cryoprobe or phenol (including rhizolysis under image guidance) - 4 to 6 joints. - (1-5)

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