Dr Ravi Nagaraja

Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine


Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • Medical Defence Union

Clinical Interests

I work as a Consultant In a Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. I spend most of my time in pain medicine. I do anaesthetise patients undergoing hepatobilary surgery at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. In chronic pain, my special area of interest is spinal pain & Chronic Abdominal pain. I am proficient in procedures for spinal pain such as diagnostic blocks, Radiofrequency treatment, epidural & Spinal cord stimulation. I also do Splanchnic nerve block & celiac plexus block for abdominal pain.

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Aberdeen Royal Infirmary


Personal profile

I qualified in February 1997. I worked for a couple of years in medicine before starting postgraduate training in Anaesthesiology in Mumbai, India.

After qualification I worked as a lecturer in St John`s Medical college Hospital as a lecturer. I moved to the UK in 2003 and have worked as a SHO in Carmarthen , South Wales before moving to Scotland to complete my training as a registrar.

I did my fellowship in Pain Medicine at Whipps cross Hospital, St Bartholomew`s Hospital and Royal London Hospital, London. I am also the Regional Advisor in Pain Medicine for North of Scotland.

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