Dr Shefali Kadambande
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management
MBBS, DA, MD, DNB, FRCA, FFPMRCA
I started my career in medicine in 1987 in Mumbai, India. I have worked in Tata Memorial Cancer Institute as an anaesthetist and as a lecturer in Grant Medical College before commencing my higher specialist training in the UK.
I was one of the first trainees from Wales to undertake the advanced pain medicine training and have been awarded the FFPMRCA. I am a fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and a member of the faculty of Pain Medicine and British Pain Society. I also feature on the specialist register of the GMC.
I have been working as a consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at the University Hospital of Wales since 2010.
I am 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. I can offer medication management and interventions like Acupuncture, spinal x-ray guided injections, nerve blocks, Ultrasound guided injections, epidurals and radio frequency denervation for pain management.
I am actively involved in medical education and am the pain medicine educational supervisor at UHW.
I currently lead the only Qutenza treatment clinic in South Wales.
My other interests are developing patient information leaflets for various pain interventions.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Shefali Kadambande at Spire include:
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FRCA / London / 2003
Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists
Clinical Lead for Pain Medicine at University Hospital of Wales.
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, University Hospital of Wales.
Honorary Clinical Teacher.
Local Pain Medicine Educational Supervisor LPMES.
I enjoy my time in the garden growing organic vegetables and flowers. I am a firm believer of yoga and practice daily and see the benefits in all aspects of life.
I love the outdoors, exploring new places and travelling.