Dr Vishal Gupta

Consultant in Pain Management and Anaesthesia


Year qualified:1999


Personal profile

Dr Vishal Gupta is a trained pain management specialist. He qualified in medicine in 1999 and completed his speciality fellowship in pain management from Glasgow in 2015. He is affiliated with the Royal college of Anaesthetists & Pain Medicine. He currently works as an acute & chronic pain consultant at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow and Inverclyde Royal hospital.

Dr Gupta has a broad range of expertise in pain management and follows a multidisciplinary & patient focused approach. He is also trained in acupuncture. 

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine (FFPMRCA)
  • Royal College of Anaesthetist (RCOA)
  • North British Pain Association (NBPA)
  • British Pain Society(BPS)
  • West of Scotland Pain Group (WoSPG)
  • Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland ( AAGBI)
  • Scottish Society of Acute Pain (SSAPS)
  • Medical Defence Union(MDU)

Clinical Interests

His main areas of practice are-

  • Head & neck pain, including whiplash
  • Low back pain with Sciatica
  • Nerve related -Neuropathic pain
  • Musculoskeletal pain/Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic regional pain syndrome-CRPS
  • Abdominal & pelvic pain
  • Persistent Post surgery pain/Scar Pain

Services offered- including ultrasound guided procedures-

  • Epidural steriod injection for sciatica/Caudal epidural for leg pain
  • Radiofrequency ablation for neck & low back pain(Burning of the nerves)
  • Sacroiliac joint injections/Trigger point injections/Acupuncture/ TENS
  • Lignocaine infusions/Sympathetic blocks- Guanithidine
  • Medication advice/ Initial consultation/ Medical report

Useful Links

  • www.britishpainsociety.org.uk
  • www.rcoa.ac.uk/faculty-of-pain-medicine
  • www.iasp-pain.org

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