Dr Karim Shoukrey

Dr Karim Shoukrey

Consultant in Pain Management and Anaesthesia


Specialises in

  • Chronic pain injections (muscular/nerve blocks/radiofrequency)
  • Low back pain/sciatica, neck, thoracic pain and pelvic, abdominal pain
  • Fibromyalgia/Neuropathic pain/Headaches
  • Shoulder, hip, knee arthritic pain
  • Dr Shoukrey sees adults only

I currently hold a full-time consultant post in anaesthesia and pain management in the University Hospitals of Leicester. On a day to day basis I manage patients with chronic pain, with the intention of focusing on what matters most to each individual, as I understand that pain affects people in different ways. I am experienced in managing pain in different parts of the body.

As a consultant I have been performing a weekly injections list in Leicester General Hospital for the last seven years. My expertise as an anaesthetist enables me to be able to safely provide sedation for more anxious patients.

Together with a Consultant Gynaecologist and a Clinical Psychologist I run a specialised Multidisciplinary Pelvic pain Clinic in Leicester General Hospital.

My years of training in various hospitals throughout the UK have given me invaluable knowledge and experience. I obtained the Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine from Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge in 2012. I am also a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. My understanding of chronic pain and how it affects all aspects of people's lives has been cultivated over the years, and has led me to the appreciation and adoption of a multidisciplinary approach to pain management.

I am the Research Specialty Lead for anaesthesia, perioperative medicine and pain management for the East Midlands.


General Medical Council Number: C6060125

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Karim Shoukrey at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Abdominal/pelvic pain (including pain secondary to endometriosis and coccydynia)
  • Costochondral and rib pain
  • Facial pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches including occipital neuralgia
  • Joint pains (shoulder, knee, hip, generalised joint pain)
  • Muscular pain
  • Neuropathic pain and Post-herpetic neuralgia
  • Post-surgical and scar pain
  • Radiofrequency neurotomy of facet joints and sacroiliac joint
  • Spinal pain (cervical, thoracic and lumbar), including facet joint pain, sacroiliac joint pain, discogenic pain, spinal stenosis, sciatica

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Additional information

Pain management

MBBCh / Cairo, Egypt / 2000
Bachelor of Medicine

FRCA / London / 2008
Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists

FFPMRCA / London / 2012
Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine

Professional memberships

Royal College of Anaesthetists

Faculty of Pain Medicine

British Pain Society

International Association for the Study of Pain

Professional leadership

I am Research Specialty Lead for Anaesthesia, Peri-operative Medicine and Pain Management for the East Midlands.

Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, University Hospitals of Leicester

I enjoy spending my spare time with my wife and two kids, reading books and engaging in sports.