Dr. Vishwanath Siddaligaiah
MBBS, MD, FRCA with CCT (UK), FCARCSI (Ireland), FFPMRCA (UK)
Consultant Anaesthesiologist & Specialist in Pain Management

 

Dr. Vishwanath Siddaligaiah is an experienced anesthetist with the special interest in pain management. He is experienced in acute pain, chronic pain and cancer pain management. Prior to his return to India, he has worked as the consultant in pain management in a tertiary care center (Russell's Hall Hospital AT the Dudley Group of Hospitals) in the UK.

He is certified as an expert in pain management by Royal College of Anaesthetists in London and has been awarded FFPMRCA in 2011 (Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists).He is expert in various interventions (x-ray guided) i.e. Facet joint injections, medial branch blocks, transforaminal epidurals, dorsal root ganglion blocks, nerve root blocks, joint injections, sympathetic blocks. He specializes in ultrasound-guided procedures, radiofrequency & pulsed radiofrequency procedures, neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulation) and intrathecal pump implantation.

He had the unique opportunity to train in anesthesia and pain management in some of the best training centers in the United Kingdom.

He graduated from Bangalore Medical College in 1995 and completed his post-graduation in 2001 (MD-anaesthesia) from Ahmadabad. Following this, he also acquired higher training in anesthesia and pain management. He has worked with world-renowned experts acquiring immense knowledge. He was awarded Fellowship in Anaesthesia- FRCA in 2007 (royal college of anesthetists, London, UK) and FCARCSI in 2006 (royal college of anesthetists, Dublin, Ireland). He also has the certificate of completion of specialist training (CCT) from GMC.

Experience

Consultant in Pain Management - NHS Shetland & Orkney

Consultant in Pain Management - East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Consultant in Pain Management – Derriford Hospital, Plymouth NHS Trust UK

Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Management, Russell's Hall Hospital AT the Dudley Group of Hospitals, UK

Fellow in Advanced pain management - St Bartholomew's Hospital, Bart's and the London NHS Trust, London, UK

Fellow in Advanced pain management – whip's cross-university hospital, London, UK

Specialist Registrar in Anaesthesia, Pain Management, and Critical Care - Guys & St Thomas NHS Trust & Kings College Hospital,

London UK, University Hospital of Lewisham, Princes Royal University Hospital, Bromley, Kent & Sussex Hospital, Tunbridge Wells UK

He has contributed significantly to this specialty by presenting his work at different conferences / workshops. He is also an author of a chapter in a text book "Symptom oriented pain management".

He is enthusiastic and dedicated to establishing this multidisciplinary pain management service