Dr Fraser Duncan

Consultant Anaesthetist

BSc, MB ChB, FRCA, FFPMRCA, MSc (Pain Mgt)


Specialises in

  • Epidural injections
  • Neuro-anaesthesia
  • Pain management
I qualified in 1977 and was appointed Consultant in Neurosurgical Anaesthesia at the Midland Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery at Sandwell hospital Group in 1987 transferring to The University Hospital Birmingham (Queen Elizabeth) in 2000 as a neurosurgical anaesthetist. I undertook extensive pain management duties within the department of neurosurgery up until 2018.I became an independent practitioner in 2018 after having extensive experience in NHS and privately delivering pain medicine with specialist knowledge and skill in spinal neurosurgical pain conditions, neuropathic and complex regional pain, widespread and facial pain and headaches. I am particularly interested in the causes and management of complex pain and I have run a pain relief clinic for over 18 years now.I have presented widely on the management of pain conditions and taught extensively on airway management and fibreoptic intubation techniques. I was also a Faculty Tutor on the MSc programme in Pain Medicine at the University of Edinburgh from 2014 until 2018.My main hospital bases are Spire Little Aston and Spire Parkway Hospitals, however I hold practicing privileges at Spire South Bank Hospital where appointments can be made on request.
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General Medical Council Number: C2378792

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Clinical interests

Pain management

Special clinical interests: Complex pain syndromes.

Qualification and professional memberships

BSc, MB ChB, FRCA, FFPMRCA, MSc (Pain Mgt) / Birmingham Medical School / 1977
Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists


Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists

Fellow of Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists

Fellow Royal Society of Medicine

Member of Difficult Airway Society

Member of Neuro-anaesthesia Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Current NHS posts

Consultant Anaesthetist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and Specialist in Pain Management Clinical Tutor, University of Edinburgh

Personal profile

I enjoy taking part in triathlons and charity events.