- Dr Muhammad Nauman Akhtar
- Job title
- Consultant Anesthetist
- Goole and District Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital
- GMC number
- Faculty of Pain Medicine at RCoA , Royal College of Anaesthetist , College of Anesthetist Ireland , Association of Anaesthetist Great Britain and Ireland, College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
- Special interests
- Management of patients with chronic persistent neuropathic and somatic pain involving spinal column at all levels and other musculoskeletal structures. Includes diagnostic and therapeutic injections under flouroscopic or ultrasound guidance and specialist use of conventional and pulsed radiofrequency ablation. Management of complex pain syndromes such as CRPS, Abdominal and pelvic pain syndromes, sympathetically maintained pain, chronic post surgical pain, post amputation pain, cervicogenic and occipital headaches.
I graduated in medicine and started my primary training of Anaesthesia in Pakistan. After doing MCPS diploma in anaesthesia I passed fellowship exam (FCPS) exam after structured anaesthesia training.
I did my higher anaesthetic and pain medicine training in Yorkshire for over 5 years with rotations in York teaching hospital, Hull and east Yorkshire Hospitals and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS trust. This included higher vascular anaesthesia as an additional module.
I also did an advance training year in chronic pain medicine after higher training, at Bradford and Hull royal Infirmary. During this year I attended cancer pain sessions at St James university hospital.