Dr Ola Olukoga

Pain Management

MBBS, FFARCSI, Diploma Pain Management

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I was appointed as a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Gateshead in February 2003. I am the lead clinician for the Multidisciplinary Pain Service. Having trained in Anaesthesia and Pain Management at Leicester and Newcastle, I also undertook a Diploma in Pain Management at the University of Cardiff. This training provided me with a broad based multidisciplinary training in Pain Management and I apply an evidenced based bio psychosocial approach in my assessment and management of pain patients.

I treat all aspects of chronic pain and perform a wide range of pain intervention techniques including Epidurals, Trigger point injections, Medial branch block and Radiofrequency lesioning for the treatment of back pain patients. I also undertake medico legal work.

Research interests: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Treatment of Neuropathic pain, Efficacy of Radiofrequency lesioning in back pain.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ola Olukoga at Spire include:

Pain management

Other treatments

  • Anaesthetics
  • Pain management

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Pain management

Special Clinical Interests: Back and neck pain, Neuropathic pain and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria / 1986
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FFARCSI / RCSI Dublin / 1995
Fellow Faculty of Anaesthetist, Royal College of Anaesthetists, Ireland

Diploma in Pain Management / University of Cardiff / 2005
Diploma in Pain Management

Professional memberships

British Pain Society

Current NHS posts

Consultant Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust.

Contact information

Private secretary Jenny
Private secretary telephone 01922 656864