Consultant Profile

Dr Neeraj  Saxena

Dr Neeraj  Saxena MBBS, MD, Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine, MS (Pain Management), MSc (Pain Management), FRCA, FFPMRCA
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • Pain relief
    Special clinical interests:

    Shoulder pain
    Knee pain
    Back pain
    Nerve pain

    Research interests:

    Using advanced brain imaging techniques to understand mechanisms of consciousness and pain perception (at Cardiff University                        

    Improving clinical outcomes of pain therapies (at Cwm Taf University Health board)

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant in Pain Management & Anaesthetics, Cwm Taf University Health Board          
    Royal Glamorgan and Prince Charles Hospital
    Senior Lecturer in Neurosciences, Cardiff University
    Clinical Lead for Inpatient pain management, Cwm Taf UHB

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Royal College of Anathetists
    British Pain Society            
    Welsh Pain Society     
    International Association for the Study on Pain               
    British Medical Association

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    029 2073 6011
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    After graduating in Medicine, Dr. Saxena completed his postgraduate training in Anaesthesia & Pain management from a premier centre of Delhi University before moving to the UK. He completed his anaesthetic training, working, in most of the hospitals of South Wales. He successfully completed his advanced training and fellowship in Pain Medicine. He has also obtained a Masters degree in Pain Management (MSc), from Cardiff University, to complement his broad based clinical experience. He has also been to various world-renowned pain treatment centres, in UK and abroad to gain further specialised clinical experience.

    He offers the full range of medicinal and interventional treatments for all painful conditions and has a special interest in knee, shoulder and back pain. He uses motivational interviewing and shared decision making tools to support patients make their own treatment choices.

    Dr. Saxena is the clinical lead for inpatient pain management at Cwm Taf University Health Board. He has also led the development of a South Wales’ Network of Acute Pain teams (SwNAP) to raise the standards of inpatient pain management. 

    Dr. Saxena is also a Senior Lecturer in Neurosciences at Cardiff University and actively involved in research. He has presented at national and international scientific meetings and regularly gets invited to talk about pain management to medical students and colleagues of other specialties.

    Personal profile:

    Dr. Saxena is a keen cricketer and plays league cricket (weather permitting) for a Cardiff club. He also enjoys tennis and badminton. He is a keen photographer and has travelled widely (always with a DSLR strapped around his neck)

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    Dr Neeraj  Saxena

    Dr Neeraj	 Saxena Pain relief Consultant, Cardiff, private hospital specialist.

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