Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez

Consultant in Pain Management


Specialises in

  • Back and neck pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Refractory angina (chest pain)
  • Facial pain, Nerve pain
  • Abdominal pain

My primary degree in medicine and surgery was obtained from the University of Barcelona, Spain. My postgraduate training has continued in the UK from 1997. I initially trained in trauma and orthopaedic surgery at Oxford and later in anaesthesia at Imperial College, London. I subsequently specialised in pain medicine at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. My main area of research is in musculoskeletal interventional pain medicine and neuropathic pain.

I have written for a range of publications. These include reviews in anaesthetic journals and chapters in major pain textbooks. I am currently co-editing the Oxford Reference Desktop: Pain Medicine.

General Medical Council Number: C4377717

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez at Spire include:

Pain management

Other treatments

  • Pain relief

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Dr Ramos-Galvez provides a pain management service for adults with chronic conditions. He has a special interest in interventional pain medicine and offers a full range of treatments for • back and neck pain, • facial pain, nerve pain, • fibromyalgia, • degenerative disease of the spine, • scar pain, • tail bone pain (coccydinia), • refractory angina (chest pain), • abdominal pain, • musculoskeletal pain, • complex regional pain syndrome and cancer pain, • chronic migraine, • headaches and whiplash.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists

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

Contact information

Telephone 0118 955 3491