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Dr Bala Veemarajan - Pain Management

Dr Bala Veemarajan, Consultant in pain medicine, Woodthorpe Hospital, Nottingham who specialises in spinal pain.

Based at: Woodthorpe Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Chronic intractable pain

Spinal pain, such as low back pain, neck pain, sciatica

Neuropathic pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Myofascial pain

Interventional pain management 

His special interest is spinal pain and he performs interventional procedures like epidural, facet, sacroiliac joint injections, Radiofrequency denervation and ultrasound guided nerve blocks.

Main procedures carried out at the Woodthorpe Hospital: 

Interventional pain management – epidurals, facet joint injections

Nerve root blocks 

Diagnostic medical branch blocks

Ultrasound guided nerve blocks

Academic background

Dr Bala Veemarajan is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine working in Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS trust. He is the Clinical Lead for Pain Management at the trust and also clinical supervisor for pain training.

He completed his undergraduate and postgraduate medical qualifications in India and then moved to the UK to pursue specialist Anaesthetic & Pain training in Nottingham. During his training, he gained further postgraduate qualifications FRCA & FFPMRCA from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London. In addition, he underwent advanced training in Pain management in Nottingham before being appointed as a consultant. 

Professional Memberships

Faculty of Pain medicine, London

British Pain society

Royal College of Anaesthetists, London

British Medical Association

Medical Protection Society

NHS Base: Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS trust

NHS base

Sherwood Forest Hospital NHS Trust

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