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Padfield, Nicholas - consultant pain medicine


Consultant profiles



Secretary tel: 020 7185 2555

Area of expertise: pain medicine

Languages spoken: English, French and Italian

  • Biography

    • co author and editor Pain Clinic Manual 1st and 2nd edition (awarded a British Medical Association prize – highly commended 2004)
    • editor and part author total ntravenous anaesthesia. Reviewer of national and international journals and books
    • past treasurer of Neuromodulation Society UK and Ireland
    • past joint chairman of the Special Interest Group (British Pain Society) Neuromodulation
    • organiser and chair of pain symposia, medico-legal symposia
    • lectured and taught in French and Italian
    • lead for clinical governance, pain medicine.
  • Education and training

    • Winchester College

    • King's college London University

    • South East Thames anaesthetic specialist training

  • Specialist interests

    • neuromodulation 

    • complex regional pain syndrome

  • Research interests

    • pulsed radiofrequency treatment for neuropathic pain

    • epiducer feasibility study for introduction of multiple lead arrays in neuromodulation

    • low dose immunoglobulin trial for treatment in CRPS – principle investigator St Thomas' site (MRC funded trial)