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Dr Kunnumpurath is a Pain Management Consultant at Ashtead Hospital in Surrey
Dr Kumar is a specialist in Pain Medicine, with a special interest in inventional-multimodal chronic pain management. He has extensive experience in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia by working in the UK and abroad. At present he works as a Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia at St Helier Hospital and Sutton General Hospital. Prior to this he was a consultant in Pain Management at Royal Free Hospital, London. Dr Kumar's Pain Management Clinic is based in Caterham and is one of the satellite units of London Pain Management Centre Limited, a partnership of Consultants in Pain Medicine specialising in the comprehensive, patient-centred management of chronic pain conditions including musculo-skeletal pain, neuropathic pain, post traumatic/surgical pain, pelvic pain and cranio-facial pain. Various interventional and non-interventional techniques including life style modifications and complementary therapy are used to achieve this. Subspeciality interest: Dr Kumar has a special interest in the management of back pain, complex regional pain syndromes and scar pain. Conditions treated include: Back pain Sciatica Sports injuries related pain Cranio-cervical pain Migraine Myofascial pain Oro-facial pain Joint pain Chronic visceral pain Pelvic pain Post herpetic neuralgia Services provided: Epidural steroid injections and Selective Nerve Root blockade Facet joint and Medial Branch nerve injections Radiofrequency Neuroablation - conventional and pulsed RF Sacro-iliac Joint Injection Lumbar Provocative Discography Disc procedures Prolotherapy Sympathetic plexus blockade - lumbar sympathetic block, Celiac Plexus Block, Stellate Ganglion Block, Hypogastric Plexus Block Gasserian Ganglion RF ablation Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block Racz Procedure (Percutaneous adhesiolysis or Neuroplasty) Spinal Cord Stimulation Intrathecal Programmable Pump/Spinal Cord Drug Delivery Percutaneous Vertebroplasty Intra-articular Injections Peripheral nerve blocks Brachial plexus block Occipital Nerve Block Implanted Epidural Portal Acupuncture.
After acquiring his primary medical qualification, he completed his Masters Degree in Anaesthesiology. He got his full registration with the General Medical Council in 2003. He underwent further specialist training in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at Royal Infirmary, Glasgow and St Georges School of Anaesthesia, London.
Fellowships: Faculty of Pain Medicine, The Royal College of Anaesthetists, London and The College of Anaesthetists of Ireland.
British Pain Society
European Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy
British Medical Acupuncture Society
International Association of Physicians of Aesthetic Medicine
Hospital Specialists and Consultants Association
Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland
Group of Obstetric Anaesthetists of London
Epsom & St Helier