Dr.Sanjeeva Gupta

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Dr.Sanjeeva Gupta, MBBS; MD; Dip NB; FRCA; FIPP; FFPMRCA
Consultant in Pain Medicine, Spire Leeds Hospital, Roundhay, Leeds
Consultant in Pain Medicine,Nuffield Hospital, Leeds
Consultant in Pain Medicine, The Yorkshire Clinic, Bingley, West Yorkshire
Consultant in Pain Medicine, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

I am a Consultant in Pain Medicine. I specialise in the management of neuropathic pain, low back pain, neck pain, postoperative chronic pain among other types of pain. I am also an expert in Interventional Pain Management and teach on multiple courses in the UK and abroad. I believe the best way of managing chronic / persistent pain is by using multimodal therapies.

Some of my Responsibilities and Achievements include:

Elected Board Member, Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London.

Educational Meetings Advisor to the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London.

Member of the Professional Standards Committee of the Faculty of Pain Medicine and also the Education Committee of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London.

Founder of the North England Pain Medicine Group in 2008.

Committee member of the Interventional Pain Medicine Special Interest Group of the British Pain Society.

Chaired the Low Back Pain and Radicular Pain Pathway published by the British Pain Society and the Map of Medicine.

Chaired the Good Practice Guidelines published by the British Pain Society and the Faculty of Pain Medicine.

Editor of the five pain medicine books. Our book “Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain” published by Oxford University Press won the British Medical Association Medical Book of the Year award in 2015 (a total of 630 medical books were considered for the award).

1 of the 3 UK pain specialists invited to develop 2 International Comprehensive Evidence-Based Guidelines for Interventional Techniques in Chronic Spinal Pain which was published in the international journal “Pain Physician” published by the American Society of Pain Physicians.

Co-authored 9 Systematic Reviews on Lumbar Facet Joint Pain Management, Sacroiliac Joint Pain Management, Cervical Facet Joint Pain Management and Epidural Injections for low back pain and sciatica. All published in Pain Physician (High Impact Factor of 4.76).

Described and published a new technique of performing sacroiliac joint injections and consider myself an expert in the field of diagnosing and managing low back pain and sacroiliac joint pain which is often poorly managed.

Advised on Pain Medicine related matters to the National and International professional bodies including National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE); British Pain Society; Faculty of Pain Medicine; Spinal Intervention Society, USA; American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, USA.

Director of the “European Imaging and Investigations in Pain Medicine” and “Surgical Skills for Neuromodulation” courses.

Co-director of the Leeds Cadaver Course for Pain Interventions and also on the Faculty of the European Spine Intervention Society (SIS, USA) cadaver courses.

International Advisor for the “Global Update in Pain” meetings conducted every three years in Mumbai, India.

My Qualifications:

2008 – FFPMRCA: Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London

2004 - FIPP: Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice, World Institute of Pain, USA

1995 - FRCA: Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London

1994 – Dip. NB: Diplomat of the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India

1992 - MD: Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India. PGIMER is one of the 3 Premier post graduate institutes in India

1988 – MBBS: Mysore Medical College, Mysore, South India