Pain Medicine Career Stories

What does a career in Pain Medicine look like?

These are some career stories of doctors practising in Pain Medicine. Click on each tile to read more.

Dr Lucy Miller
North Devon District Hospital (Chronic Pain Lead)

I graduated from Southampton University in 1999 and completed my pre-registration training which included general practice within the Dorset region. It was during this time that I decided to pursue a career in hospital 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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