Prof Neeraj Saxena

Consultant in Pain Management and Anaesthetics
MBBS, MD, MSc (Pain Management), FRCA, FFPMRCA

Specialises in

  • Pain management
  • Anaesthetics
  • Knee, shoulder and back pain
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Tuesday: 6.45pm - 8.30pm

An initial consultation with Prof Neeraj Saxena is from £200.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Prof Neeraj Saxena at Spire include:

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Professional profile

I am currently a consultant in pain management and anaesthetics, at Cwm Taf University hospitals. I am also the clinical lead for inpatient pain management. I have led the development of a South Wales' Network of Acute Pain teams (SwNAP) to raise the standards of inpatient pain management and am currently a council member of the Welsh Pain Society and SwNAP.

I offer the full range of medicinal, interventional and non-surgical treatments for all painful conditions. I have a special interest and expertise in knee, shoulder and back pain. I use motivational interviewing and shared decision making tools to support patients make their own treatment choices.

I am actively involved in research and have published widely. I was awarded the NISCHR Clinical Research Fellowship in 2014. My main research interests are in understanding the brain mechanisms of pain perception and improving clinical outcomes of various pain therapies. I have presented at national and international scientific meetings and regularly get invited to talk about pain management to medical students and medical specialists. I am also responsible for the training of junior doctors in Cwm Taf hospitals, who aim to become pain specialists.

After graduating in medicine (MBBS), I completed my postgraduate training in anaesthesia and pain management (MD) from a premier centre of Delhi University, before moving to the UK. I completed my anaesthetic training, working, in most of the hospitals of South Wales. During this period I was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA).

I further pursued advanced level training in pain management and received the Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FFPMRCA). During this period I also attained a Masters degree in Pain Management (MSc), from Cardiff University, to complement my broad-based clinical experience. I have also attended various world-renowned pain treatment centres, both in the UK and abroad to gain specialised clinical experience.

General Medical Council Number: C6062060

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Pain relief

Qualification and professional memberships

Current NHS posts

Consultant in Pain Management and Anaesthetics, Royal Glamorgan and Prince Charles Hospital.

Senior Lecturer in Neurosciences, Cardiff University.

Clinical Lead for Inpatient Pain Management, Cwm Taf University Health Board.

Personal profile

I am a keen cricketer and play league cricket (weather permitting) for a Cardiff club. I also enjoy tennis and badminton. I am a keen photographer and have travelled widely (always with a DSLR strapped around my neck).

Financial interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group.

Contact information

Private secretary Ms Abbie Thomas
Private secretary telephone 0117 980 4057
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