Dr Louise Jeynes

Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist


Year qualified:1996


Personal profile

Dr Louise Jeynes qualified as a doctor from St Georges' Hospital Medical, London with Honours in 1996. After undertaking early medical training in the West Country she trained in Paediatrics at Birmingham Children's Hospital before commencing Anaesthetic training in Exeter where Dr Jeynes developed her interest in Pain Management.  She then undertook specialist training in East Anglia and was Pain Fellow at St Bartholomew's Hospital.

Louise is currently working as a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management at the West Suffolk Hospital, in Bury St Edmunds and until recently was the Lead Consultant for the Pain Department. As a Pain Specialist she treats all forms of pain including back pain, neck pain, nerve pain, sciatica, complex regional pain syndrome, shoulder pain, foot pain, pelvic pain, cancer pain and fibromyalgia.

Dr Jeynes offers a wide range of treatments including: facet joint injections, facet joint denervations, radiofrequency nerve ablation, pulsed radiofrequency, epidurals and nerve blocks. Alongside the interventional pain treatments she offers an holistic approach to maximise the benefit of the treatments. Together with each patient, taking into consideration every aspect of their individual situation and needs, she works closely with her medical colleagues, physiotherapists and Clinical Nurse Specialists to deliver a truly personalised pain management plan for each patient.

Dr Jeynes has received an Innovation Award and a Shining Lights award for her work in opioid safety. She has also published journal articles, posters and has presented at local, national and international meetings on her work with opioid management and pain interventions. Louise also enjoys teaching medical students, junior doctors, Anaesthetic trainees, Clinical Nurse Specialists and physiotherapists on all aspects of pain management.

Clinical Interests

  • Chronic low back & neck pain including whiplash

  • Spinal pain & the use of injections

  • Leg pain to include sciatica

  • Nerve pain including shingles, trigeminal neuralgia phantom pain & chronic post-surgical pain

  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

  • Headaches & migraines

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