Dr Azfer Usmani

Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist

MBBS, FRCA, FCARCSI, FFPMRCA

Year qualified:1998

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Azfer Usmani trained in South East England in pain medicine and anaesthetics, part of his training being at Guys & St Thomas Hospitals and St Georges  Hospital. He has obtained the FRCA and FFPMRCA from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK. He was appointed as a consultant in Pain Medicine at Forth Valley Royal  Hospital since June 2011.

Having worked in the pain medicine departments of nine hospitals over a period of five years, Dr Usmani has acquired a wide experience in managing chronic pain in a variety of patients and using multimodal and multidisciplinary techniques. He is proficient in ultrasound guided nerve injections. He is very good in x- ray guided facet joint radio frequency denervation, sacroiliac joint denervation and is competent in selective nerve root blocks. He has also implanted spinal cord stimulators.

Clinical Interests

  • Pain Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • British Pain Society
  • International Association for the Study of Pain
  • World Institute of Pain
  • Royal College of Anaesthetists

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