Pain Medicine Career Stories

A week in the life of a Pain Medicine doctor

These are some career stories of doctors practising in Pain Medicine.

Dr James Wilson
Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

I am a new consultant in Pain Medicine in leafy Kent. I initially wanted to be a scientist and went to Imperial College to study biochemistry specialising in molecular neurobiology. I always found ion channels and receptors fascinating...

Dr Abdul Ghaaliq Lalkhen
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

I graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1998 and by the time I had completed my internship (FY1 year) and spent a year in a Trauma and Emergency centre in South Africa I left  and came to England to pursue a career in Intensive Care Medicine...

Dr Chris Haley

I graduated from St Andrews University in 2001 and completed my medical training at the University of Manchester in 2003. I am now in my final year of anaesthetic training in the Northwest deanery and I'm about to undertake an advanced pain year fellowship...

Dr Sumit Gulati

I consider myself amongst the cohort of trainees who has seen more changes and upheavals in anaesthetic and pain training than has ever been witnessed in such a short period of time...

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