Consultant Profile

Dr Johann Emmanuel

Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Pain relief
    Special clinical interests:

    Radiofrequency techniques for chronic neck/ shoulder/back pain

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant East and North Hertfordshire NHS trust.

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

    Faculty of Pain Medicine
    Royal college of Anaesthetist, United kingdom
    Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0800 585 112
    Private secretary:
    Esther Lea
    Private secretary telephone number:
    07803 559091
    Private secretary fax:
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Emmanuel is the clinical lead for Pain management at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, predominantly based at the Lister Hospital Stevenage.  Having a background in General medicine (MRCP), Anaesthetic training(FRCA), and Fellowships in Pain medicine in the Uk and Australia, has given him a broad scope to diagnose and treat complex pain conditions.  Dr Emmanuel is constantly striving to improve the treatments of those with chronic pain conditions.  He developed the pathways for nerve related pain conditions in the Hertfordshire region, and is currently advising the region on the proper treatment pathways for low back pain, sciatica, whiplash and neck pain  for Hertfordshire.

    His particular interest is advanced and minimally invasive treatments for chronic neck, shoulder and headache conditions.  He introduced cervical radiofrequency denervation to his hospital, which is the gold standard treatment for neck pain caused by arthritis and trauma.  Dr Emmanuel performs around 100 radiofrequency procedures a year on the NHS.

    Personal profile:

    Dr Emmanuel has a young family that keeps him on the go.  He swims regularly to keep fit, and cooks to relax.

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    Dr Johann Emmanuel

    Dr Johann Emmanuel Pain relief Consultant, Harpenden, Herts, private hospital specialist.

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