Dr Viji Vijay

Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management

MBBS, Bsc, FRCA FFPMRCA

Clinical Interests

  • Interventional pain medicine
  • CRPS
  • Radiofrequency neuro modulation and ablation
  • Education

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Anaesthetists UK
  • Member of  Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Member of Faculty of Pain Medicine – UK
  • Member of British Pain Society
  • Member of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine USA

Specialities:

Personal profile

Dr Vijay began training in anaesthesia at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1989 and obtained Fellowship in anaesthesia in 1992. She developed a special interest in pain medicine and underwent further training to obtain the required expertise in managing patients with pains from spine, neuropathy, CRPS, pain in children, sickle cell disease and, cancer.

She was the main author of a review article on the role of anaesthetist in sickle cell crisis, which was published in BJA, garnered international interest. Dr Vijay joined Greenwich Hospital as Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine in 1998. She plays an active role in GP education and has undertaken numerous presentations.

Year qualified:

1983

Chronic Pain

Do you suffer from chronic long-term pain? Listen to the advice from Consultant in Pain Management, Dr Viji Vijay from BMI The Blackheath Hospital, she will be able to tell you what chronic pain is,  the possible causes of chronic pain and what treatment options are available.