Dr Bhamini Ramaswamy qualified in medicine from Bombay University, India in 1993. She trained in Anaesthetics completing her MD after which she did a post doctoral research fellowship at Stanford University, USA. To further her interest in Pain and Anaesthetics she trained as a Specialist Registrar in the Oxford deanery and completed her Fellowship in Pain Medicine from Imperial School of Anaesthesia. Dr Ramaswamy was appointed as a Consultant in Anaesthesia in Pain Medicine in 2010.
She believes in early intervention in the management of chronic pain. Her clinics offer a holistic and comprehensive service which includes advise on drug management, review of current medicines and interventional treatments such as:
- Facet joint injections for neck and back pain
- Sacroiliac joint injections
- Radiofrequency denervation or ablation
- Epidural with steriods
- Peripheral nerve blocks
- Trigger point injections
- Nerve root blocks
Dr Ramaswamy philosophy in managing chronic pain is to adopt a multidisciplinary approach that includes referrals to physiotherapy and pain management programs.
She specialises in treating neuropathic pain, CRPS, pelvic pain, facial pain, neck and back pain. In addition, she works as a Consultant Anaesthetist and provide a full anaesthetic service to all types of surgeries.
She is proficient in Hindi and Tamil and able to provide consultation services in these languages.
Dr Ramaswamy keeps abreast of the latest developments in his field by regularly attending courses and conferences both here and abroad. Her research interests have resulted in several publications in international journals in the field of newer Analgesic Agents, Techniques for managing Difficult Airway and Experimental Pain.