Dr Kandikattu - Pain Medicine Consultant, Fitzwilliam Hospital, Peterborough

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Dr S Kandikattu - Pain Management

Dr Kandikattu is a Pain Medicine Consultant at Fitzwilliam Hospital in Peterborough

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Clinical interests

Dr Kandikattu's areas of expertise include management of cancer pain, musculoskeletal pain and spinal pain around  the neck, chest and lower back region, sciatica, neuropathic pain, complex regional pain syndrome, fibromyalgia, chronic headache and persistent post surgical pain. He performs a full range of pain interventions using x-ray and ultrasound guidance.  

Academic background

Dr Kandikattu qualified in 1998. After completion of his post graduate studies he worked in Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences. He trained as a Senior House Officer at Birmingham in 2003 and moved to the Imperial School of Anaesthesia in London and completed his certificate of completion of specialist training (CCT) in Anaesthetics. He completed a Royal College recognised Pain Fellowship at Royal Marsden and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital where he gained extensive experience of chronic and cancer pain management and learned to use acupuncture for symptomatic control from Dr Filshie. He then held a Fellowship in Interventional Pain Practice at the World Institute of Pain and a Diploma in Regional Anaesthesia from the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia.

Professional Memberships

British Pain Society
International Association for the Study of Pain
World Institute of Pain
Royal College of Anaesthetists
Association of Anaesthetists
British Medical Acupuncture Society
Difficult Airway Society

NHS base

Peterborough City Hospital