Dr Michael Howard Coupe

Consultant Anaesthetist

MB ChB

Year qualified:1995

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Coupe is a Consultant Anaesthetist with advanced training in pain management and intensive care medicine. Since 2005, he has been practising at the Royal United Hospital, Bath and BMI Bath Clinic. He provides a comprehensive range of interventional and non-interventional pain services.Dr Coupe has a special interest in the use of regional anaesthesia and has wide experience in the provision of anaesthesia services across all clinical specialities.

Dr Coupe has also written extensively on the use of opioids in chronic non-cancer pain and currently acts as honorary clinical lecturer at the University of Bristol.

Dr Coupe offers treatments including:

  • Lumbar epidural injection
  • Caudal epidural injection
  • Lumbar facet joint injection
  • Cervical facet joint injection
  • Thoracic facet injection
  • Dorsal root ganglion black
  • Nerve root block
  • Lumbar facet radiofrequency denervation
  • Trigger point injection
  • Coccyx injection
  • Inguinal nerve block
  • Joint injection 

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine
  • British Pain Society
  • International Society for the Study of Pain
  • Association of Anaesthetists


Clinical Interests

  • Pharmacological treatment of neuropathic and non-neuropathic pain
  • The psychological effects of chronic pain
  • The use of opioids in chronic non-cancer pain
  • Ultrasound guilded regional anaesthesia
  • Interventional pain management


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