Dr John Titterington

Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine


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I am a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at Spire Leeds Hospital and Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. My interests include the interventional treatment of spinal/ back pain, nerve pain and particularly cancer pain.

I graduated from Leeds University in 2007 and went on to be appointed as a full time pain consultant at Leeds in 2018. Prior to this I completed the FRCA and the UK pain exam FFPMRCA and undertook a fellowship to hone my experience and skills in spinal cord stimulation and cancer pain.

I am the cancer pain lead at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust which provides level 4 services not limited to neurolytic blocks and intrathecal pumps.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr John Titterington at Spire include:

Pain management

Other treatments

  • Abdominal pain
  • Acupuncture
  • Botox
  • Cancer pain
  • Chest wall pain
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic nerve
  • General pain medicine
  • Headache and facial pain
  • Implanting intrathecal pumps
  • Joint and spinal injections
  • Joint pain
  • Medication advice
  • Nerve pain (neuropathic pain)
  • Neurolytic blocks
  • Neuromodulation
  • Pain after amputation
  • Pain assessment and treatment planning
  • Pain due to decreased blood supply (vascular pain)
  • Pain secondary to diabetes
  • Pain secondary to shingles (postherpetic pain)
  • Pelvic pain
  • Post-surgical and post traumatic pain
  • Radiofrequency treatments
  • Referral for multidisciplinary pain management
  • Spinal pain, neck pain, thoracic pain and low back pain

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Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust