Consultant in Pain Medicine

Dr Nicholas Padfield is a consultant in pain medicine and anaesthesia at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust.

His interests include treatments for neuropathic pain, complex regional pain syndromes and many other types of pain problems. He works in a multidisciplinary team and undertakes all of the most up to date validated pain interventions including spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, radiofrequency facet joint denervations and pulsed radiofrequency treatments.

Dr Padfield has published a number of books including the 'Pain Medicine Manual' which was awarded the highly commended BMA prize. He is also Lead Investigator at St Thomas' Hospital for a multicentre investigation into the role of immunoglobulin as treatment in complex regional pain syndrome.