Dr Rajinikanth Rajan - Anaesthetics - Rowley Hall Hospital

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Dr Rajinikanth Rajan - Anaesthetics

Dr Rajan is a Consultant Pain Physician in Staffordshire

Based at: Rowley Hall Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

• Chronic Low back pain
• Chronic Neck pain
• Musculo-skeletal pain
• Neuropathic pain
• Chronic post-surgical pain
• Headache and facial pain               
• Failed Back surgery pain
• Fibromyalgia / widespread pain   
• Major Joint pain (chronic shoulder, knee and hip pain)
• Chronic abdominal pain     
• Complex regional pain syndrome
• Diabetic pain                                       
• Trigeminal Neuralgia                         
• Coccygeal Pain
• Amputation Pain                                 
• Post-traumatic pain

Medicolegal Practice:

Special Interests:
• Ultrasound guided interventions
• Chronic post-surgical pain
• Outcome based Pain Management

Academic background


5 Years as Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, UK.

One-year fellowship in Toronto Western and Mount Sinai Hospitals, Toronto, Canada.

One-year fellowship in Addenbrooke’s and Queen Elizabeth Hospitals, UK

Research and Publications:
• Retrospective study on nerve blocks for chronic post-inguinal pain, Canadian Journal of pain, 2018
• Review on, “Hernia and chronic post-surgical pain” Hernia Journal, 2016
• Painful Diabetic Neuropathy, British Journal of Education, 2014

Clinical Skills:
• Medical Management
• Facet Joint - Medial Branch Injections for lumbar and cervical regions
• Sacro-iliac joint injections
• Ultrasound guided injections
• Epidural and Caudal injections
• Radiofrequency Ablations
• Nerve root injections
• Major joint injections
• Interventions for abdominal and pelvic pain
• Sacro-iliac joint injections
• Peripheral Nerve injections

Professional Memberships

Faculty of Pain Medicine

Royal College of Anaesthesia

NHS base

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust