Dr Ravindranath T Parekodi is extensively experienced and qualified both in India (Bengaluru, Belgaum, Hubli and Mumbai) and in the United Kingdom (London and Sheffield). He has completed MBBS, DA, FRCA, FCARCSI ,FFPMRCA and CCT. He has effectively treated several chronic pain patients and has several testimonials to his credit. He has published articles in leading peer reviewed international journals and been part of teaching faculty in local, national and international meetings including workshops.
He is passionate about effective interventional pain management (treating the target of origin of pain using tiny needles with X Ray or Ultrasound guidance). He worked as Permanent Pain Consultant at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield, UK for 18 months after completing his fellowship in pain by Faculty of Pain, Royal college of Anaesthesia, London, UK. Sheffield teaching hospitals is a tertiary referral centre for pain management which receives thousands of complex referrals in a year. He has over 16 years of extensive experience in Anaesthesia, Acute and Chronic Pain management. He also has experience in interventional cancer pain management. He has been a teaching pain lead to trainees and consultants at Sheffield.
He returned to India to provide safe effective and affordable care. He does a comprehensive assessment before offering various treatment options that tailors to patient needs. His ultimate goal is to improve quality of life of patients by providing effective pain management. He also has extensive experience in use of Ultrasound guided nerve blocks at bedside in outpatient setting thus reducing costs to the patients significantly. Apart from being proficient in multiple interventions he is one of the few pain consultants who can perform Spinal Cord Stimulation/ Neuromodulation for highly selected patients in whom spinal surgery has failed to relieve their pain symptoms.
He is excited to return to India recently and be a part of Reliv Pain Center, the first allopathic Bengaluru pain clinic which strives to reach world class standards. He is highly enthusiastic and hardworking doctor with multilingual communication skills.