Location
Chelsea and Westminster

Contact
E: cwPainMgmtadmin@chelwest.nhs.net
T: 020 3315 6666

Our Consultants

Benjamin Thomas

Consultant Pain Management

MBBS FRCA FFPMRCA

Profile

Dr Thomas trained in at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospital and, following both Medical and Anaesthetic training in East London, he was accepted to the Imperial School of Anaesthesia in 2004 and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in 2009. Sub-specialising in 2010, Dr. Thomas undertook specialist Pain Medicine Training in the North Thames region and was invited to be a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine in 2012. He then undertook a second Pain Medicine fellowship at Great Ormond Street Hospital managing painful conditions in children and young adults.

Dr Thomas was appointed as a Pain Medicine Consultant at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in 2013. He devotes most of his clinical time to treating and managing spinal, nerve and musculoskeletal conditions. Where appropriate Dr Thomas uses a variety of targeted diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, including spinal, facet and epidural injections, as well as neuromodulation techniques to address individual patient needs. Interventions are in conjunction with rehabilitation needs and physiotherapy.

As well as clinical practice in Pain Medicine, Dr Thomas is involved in both education and research within his expert field. He has lectured regionally, nationally and internationally in Anaesthesia, Pain Management and Clinical Leadership. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, and a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine. the British Pain Society and the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). He is registered with the General Medical Council on the Specialist Register.

Professional expertise

Pain Medicine, Spinal conditions, Spinal Injections, All joint injections and pain, Sciatica, Back & Neck pain, Paediatric cases, Medicolegal opinions.

Professional memberships

  • Faculty of Pain Medicine, London, UK
  • Royal College of Anaesthetics, London, UK
  • Medical Defence Union of Scotland
  • General Medical Council
  • International Association for the Study of Pain
  • British Pain Society
  • Paediatric Pain Travelling Group, UK

Our Consultants

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