Dr Kavita Poply

Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation Specialist in Buckhurst Hill & London

MBBS FRCA DA FCA RCSI FFPM RCA

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Dr Kavita Poply is a highly accomplished and respected professional in the field of Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation. Currently serving as a consultant in Pain medicine and Neuromodulation at St Bartholomew's Hospital and Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University, London. She has dedicated her career to advancing medical education and research in neuromodulation and pain management and providing exceptional care to her patients.
 
Her academic achievements include a medical degree (MBBS) from SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India, Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthesia (FRCA), and Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine (FFPMRCA). With an impressive academic background, she earned a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from Queen Mary University of London for her novel and ground-breaking research on “Dynamic Brain Imaging Response to SCS Differential Frequencies: A double-blind RCT”, which has contributed significantly to understanding the effects of spinal cord stimulation treatment algorithms at the brain level in exploring objective outcome measurement biomarkers.
 
Dr Poply's clinical practice remains at the forefront of innovation through her continuous engagement in cutting-edge research and educational activities. She is passionate about delivering holistic care to chronic pain patients and has established a multidisciplinary team (MDT) comprising neurosurgeons, psychologists, and physiotherapists to ensure comprehensive treatment plans for her patients.
 
Her area of expertise encompasses a wide range of conditions, including headaches (migraine, cluster headache and facial pains), trigeminal neuralgia, back pain, sciatica, neck pain, brachialgia, CRPS, fibromyalgia, shingles/pleuritic pain, shoulder, knee, hip and ankle joint pains, musculoskeletal pains, chronic abdominal, hronic pelvic pain, chronic groin pain (post-surgical/neuropathic), chronic anal pain, vulvodynia, cancer pain, bruxism and nonsurgical treatment for foot corns/callosities/bunions etc. Dr Poply is well-versed in interventional pain management treatment options and routinely performs various pain procedures, such as, median branch block, dorsal root block, radiofrequency (RF) treatments (step-up procedure following steroid block for the longer and denser benefit), trigger point injections, peripheral nerve blocks, genicular nerve block and RF (knee pains), intercostal nerve block and RF (shingle and chronic pleuritis), stellate ganglion/splanchnic nerves/coeliac plexus/ganglion of impar block and RF, Botox treatment (chronic migraine, bruxism and musculoskeletal pains) and many other painful conditions.
 
Additionally, Dr Poply is highly skilled in the advanced stimulation therapies (Spinal cord stimulator, Multifidus stimulator, Peripheral nerve stimulator) for the multiple refractory painful conditions (Back pain, Sciatica, Neck pain and brachialgia, CRPS, diabetic neuropathy, osteoarthritic knee pain, Hip Pain, ankle pain and groin pain) as a conservative, minimally invasive, complex surgery-sparing option. Her expertise extends into occipital nerve stimulation for chronic migraine and cluster headaches. Her clinical practice is entirely based on authentic evidence-based practices founded on research and education. Her commitment to patient well-being is evident in the excellent feedback she receives from her patients, who benefit from her expertise.
 
Apart from her clinical roles, Dr Kavita Poply actively contributes to the medical community through various leadership positions and educational roles. She serves as the Program Lead for the "PGcert in Neuromodulation and Pain Management program" at Queen Mary University, London, which is the first and only postgraduate accreditation in Neuromodulation since the inception of therapy for more than half a century. Moreover, she is the Co-Director and Founder of the Education Program in Neuromodulation (EEPIN), a foundation program in neuromodulation based at City University, London. Additionally, she holds the position of Deputy Director at the Pain Research Centre (PaRC) at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, and serves as a Principal Investigator for multiple investigator-initiated commercial and NIHR clinical trials.
 
Dr Poply's dedication to medical education extends to her role beyond geographical boundaries as a member of the Education Committee of the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) and as an associate editor of the Pain Practice journal, where she contributes her expertise to advance the field internationally.
 
With an unwavering commitment to patient-centred care, continuous research, and education, Dr Poply continues to make significant contributions to the fields of Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation, positively impacting the lives of countless patients and shaping the future of pain management and neurostimulation.

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