Dr Tom Bendinger
Consultant in Pain Medicine
QualificationsMD, PhD, FRCA, FFPMRCA, EDRA
Main NHS base:
Northern General Hospital
Scope of Practice:
- Invasive treatment of back pain (epidurals, nerve blocks, facet joint injections, sacroiliac joint injections, radiofrequency ablation)
- Non-invasive methods of pain treatment including analgesic optimisation.
- Invasive treatment of sciatica.
- Treatment of neck pain
- Invasive treatment of knee and shoulder pain
- Genicular nerves of knee blocks
Training & background:
Dr Tom Bendinger is an Anaesthetic and Pain Medicine Consultant trained in South Yorkshire and Midlands. He completed Pain Medicine fellowship in Sheffield and obtained Fellow of Faculty of Pain Medicine of Royal College of Anaesthetists qualification by the examination in 2015. He also achieved European Diploma in Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine.
He developed an interest in research and have completed the PhD. Thesis involving investigation of different approaches of anaesthesia/analgesia for total knee replacement. He mainly practice in Sheffield Teaching Hospitals where he is a lead for research in Pain Medicine. He conducts a trial on predictors for successful spinal injections. He has published multiple articles in peer-reviewed and international journals and has presented on national and international conferences. He is the Honorary Lecturer of Sheffield University.
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