Dr Ravindran Deepak completed his medical degree and then his anaesthesia and pain management residency from one of India’s prestigious teaching hospitals (JIPMER). Pursuing his interest in Pain Medicine, he moved to the UK and completed his Specialist Registrar training in the Oxford region and his Pain Medicine fellowship in the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and University College Hospital London. He has been appointed to the post of Consultant Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust from February 2010.
Dr Ravindran Deepak firmly believes in the role of early intervention and the appropriate use of multidisciplinary techniques in treating pain disorders. His clinics aim to offer a comprehensive diagnostic and investigative service complemented by good support from the physiotherapy and psychology specialists.
His areas of clinical expertise include treatment of neck and back pain of musculoskeletal and spinal origin, neuropathic pain including complex regional pain syndrome and cancer pain. Along with utilising a full complement of pharmacological treatments, Dr Ravindran Deepak also performs a variety of interventional procedures such as epidural, facet, sacroiliac joint injections, radiofrequency lesioning, sympathetic and peripheral nerve blocks using X-ray and Ultrasound.
Dr Ravindran Deepak has regularly presented in both national and international conferences and is keenly interested in promoting high quality pain education to his patients and other health care professionals.