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Ward, Stephen - consultant in pain medicine


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Tel: 020 7188 4714

  • Biography

    Stephen Ward was appointed as a consultant in pain medicine in 2000. His interest is in spinal pain and he leads the combined pain and spine specialist clinic at Guy's and St Thomas'.

    Stephen chaired the 2016 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guideline on low back pain, the NICE guideline on rheumatoid arthritis and is the current chair of the NICE guideline on epilepsy.

    He is primarily an interventional pain physician and is able to offer a wide range of interventions and procedures for spinal pain problems.

  • Education and training

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
    • Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists

    • Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • Specialist interests

    • Low back pain
    • Neck pain
    • Sciatica
    • Brachalgia
  • Research interests

    Stephen is a member of the research team at the Guy's and St Thomas' pain centre. He is currently studying toward an MSc in medical statistics at Oxford University.