Dr Shyam Balasubramanian

Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia


Professional Memberships

  • Faculty of Pain Medicine
  • Royal College of Anaesthetists

Clinical Interests

In pain medicine, I have a special interest in spinal pain, musculoskeletal pain, neuropathic pain, chronic widespread pain and persistent post-traumatic / post-surgical pain. I am skilled with ultrasound guided minimally invasive interventions in managing chronic pain conditions.

In anaesthesia, I have an interest in providing perioperative care for patients undergoing major trauma, orthopaedic and plastic surgeries.

Useful Links

Call 0808 301 8606

Personal profile

Location of Medical Training:

  • The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, India,
  • East Yorkshire and Warwickshire School of Anaesthesia, UK and
  • University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Positions held/currently holding:

  • Regional Advisor in Pain Medicine, West Midlands (Oct 2018-)
  • Prescribing / Pharmacy Lead, Warwick Medical School (July 2017-)
  • Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Warwick Medical School (Jan 2017-)
  • Education Committee Member, Royal College of Anaesthetists (Mar 2017-Dec 2019)
  • Professional Standards Committee Member, Faculty of Pain Medicine (Jan 2013-Dec 2019)
  • Editor, British Journal of Anaesthesia Education (Jan 2011 to Mar 2016)
  • Associate Clinical Teacher, Warwick Medical School (July 2009 to Aug 2015)
  • Committee Member, Interventional Pain Medicine SIG, British Pain Society (May 2009 to June 2013)
  • Clinical Lead in Pain Medicine, UHCW NHS Trust, Coventry (Jan 2009 to Dec 2012).

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