Consultant Profile

Dr  Shefali Kadambande

Dr  Shefali Kadambande MBBS, DA, MD, FRCA, FFPMRCA
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • Anaesthetics
    • Pain management
  • Pain relief
    Special clinical interests:

    Neuropathic pain and Back pain

    Research interests:

    5% Versatis plaster and focal neuropathic pain

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine 
    Honorary Clinical Teacher
    Local Pain Medicine Educational Supervisor LPMES
    University Hospital of Wale, Cardiff and Vale health board

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

    Fellow of Royal College of Anaesthetists
    Specialist register of GMC
    British pain society- BPS
    Faculty of Pain Medicine-FPM
    Welsh pain society-WPS

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

    Dr Kadambande started her career in medicine in 1987 in Mumbai,India. She has worked in Tata memorial cancer institute as an anaesthetist and as a lecturer in Grant medical college before commencing her higher specialist training in UK.

    She was one of the first trainee from wales to undertake the advanced pain medicine training and has been awarded the FFPMRCA. She is a fellow of the Royal college of anaesthetists and a member of the faculty of pain medicine and British pain society. She also features on the specialist register of the GMC.

    She has been working as a consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain medicine at the university hospital of wales since 2010.

    She is competent in dealing with a wide range of chronic pain conditions like back pain, post- surgical pain, CRPS Complex regional pain syndrome, Neuropathic pain etc
    She can offer medication management and interventions like Acupuncture, spinal x-ray guided injections, nerve blocks, Ultrasound guided injections, epidurals and radiofrequency denervation for pain management.

    She is actively involved in medical education and is the pain medicine educational supervisor at UHW.

    She currently leads the only Qutenza treatment clinic in south wales. Other interests are developing patient information leaflets for various pain interventions.

    Personal profile:

    She enjoys a game of badminton and table tennis in her free time. Lately has been converted to watch cricket as that’s on her TV 24/7.

    She is a firm believer of yoga for a body balance routine and prefers Zumba for fitness.
    Gardening is her passion and close friends are treated to home grown vegetables every year!
    She travels extensively and loves to explore different cultures and historic places.

    Reading has been a family favourite and Malcom Gladwell, John Grisham and David Baldacci books have accompanied many a holidays.

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    Dr  Shefali Kadambande

    Dr  Shefali Kadambande Anaesthetics & Pain relief Consultant, Cardiff, private hospital specialist.

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