Dr Vladimir Gorelov

Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia


Specialises in

  • Arm pain
  • Back, spinal and radicular pain
  • Chronic pain and headaches
  • Neck pain
  • Sciatica

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I have been a Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia since 2006, My areas of interest: spinal pain syndromes - assessment and anatomical diagnosis: neck pain, back pain, upper and lower limb radicular pain (sciatica), sacroiliac joint pain, coccyx pain.

I have also been a visiting Instructor in Anaesthesiology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2003-2004).

General Medical Council Number: C4762157

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Vladimir Gorelov at Spire include:

Pain management

Other treatments

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Additional information

Pain management

Special clinical interests: Complex headaches and facial pain (cervicogenic headache, occipital neuralgia, cluster headache, refractory migraine). Headache and facial pain - cervicogenic headache, occipital neuralgia, migraine, cluster headache. Spinal pain syndromes - assessment and anatomical diagnosis: neck pain, back pain, upper and lower limb radicular pain (sciatica), sacroiliac joint pain, coccyx pain. Minimally-invasive spinal procedures, radiofrequency denervation/rhizolysis, diagnostic spinal blocks. Rapid assessment, MRI/imaging, treatment.

PhD / Moscow / 1994
Doctor of Philosophy, Histology of Respiratory Failure

DESA / Moscow / 1997
European Society of Anaesthesiology

FRCA / London / 2000
Royal College of Anaesthetists

FFPMRCA / London / 2007
Faculty of Pain Medicine of Royal College of Anaesthetists

Professional memberships

Royal College of Anaesthetists

Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists

International Headache Society

Spine Intervention Society

British Pain Society

BPS Headache Specialist Interest Group

BPS Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist Interest Group

European Society of Anaesthesiology

Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

Professional leadership

Dr Gorelov has been an examiner for the European Diploma in Anaesthesiology since 2007.
Visiting Instructor in Anaesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA 2003-2004
Examiner for European Diploma in Anaesthesiology - Current