Dr Shankar Ramaswamy

Consultant in Pain Medicine including back (spinal) pain and Neuromodulation in
London
&
Orpington

MBBS MD FRCA FFPMRCA EDRA Cer Cli Res

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An important note with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic: We are offering video consultations to all patients at flexible times and at short notice. This is authorised by all insurance providers. Our team also offers physiotherapy via video consultation and we are able to offer interventions quickly for 'low risk' patients at safe premises in London. We will risk-assess all patients prior to this.

Dr Shankar Ramaswamy is a leading consultant in anaesthesia, pain management and neuromodulation based in Central London, Southeast London and Kent. Among the wide range of conditions that he manages are neck and back pain, headache and facial pain, cancer pain, neuropathic pain, musculoskeletal pain including fibromyalgia and joint pain, abdominal and pelvic pain, sports injury and trauma and accident-related pain including whiplash injury.

He is the clinical lead for the busy inpatient pain service at the Royal London Hospital and also the lead for pain management for the Newham MSK Collaboration. He is also the lead for education in pain management for Barts Health and QMUL and a course director and honorary senior lecturer for MSc Pain Management, University of Edinburgh.

His first qualifications and training in the field of anaesthesia were earned in India, including at one of the most prestigious medical and research institutions in India, the PGIMER. Once in the UK, he continued his anaesthetic training and then underwent the Advanced Pain Fellowship at the renowned Imperial Healthcare, London.

Over the duration of his career, he has garnered extensive experience that he uses to provide care of the highest quality to his patients. He commits to providing comprehensive pain management plans that are centred on each patient's individual needs. He uses a variety of techniques including self-management advice, pharmacotherapy, and cutting-edge (X-ray-guided and ultrasound-guided) interventions such as epidural, facet joint injections, peripheral joint injections (e.g. hips, knees, shoulder), radiofrequency, laser disc therapy, regenerative medicine (PRP) and neuromodulation. He is part of a large multi-disciplinary team to facilitate and individualise pain management approach.

Dr Ramaswamy has also received training in medico-legal report writing and is familiar with civil procedure protocols including CPR part 35 and PD 35 protocol. He can provide detailed insights into causality, prognosis, assessing capacity to work understanding specific roles, assess the ability to function and also comment on the prospect of achieving pain relief. He also offers medicolegal appointments at short notice and can produce a report with a quick turn around time. He sees patients for personal injury claims and criminal negligence claims.

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30/05/2021

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A very nice comfortable medical appointment. Thank you.

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30/05/2021

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Totally put me at ease to the point it felt like any normal chat with a GP and I left the appointment with more hope and ease than I have felt in some time.

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22/05/2021

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Very helpful and understanding.

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16/05/2021

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dr shankar was great and made everthing clear,he was very easy to speak too.


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