Pain syndromes

This list shows every expert witness in the UK Register of Expert Witnesses who claims expertise in Pain syndromes. Click on any expert witness to view full details. You may prefer to interactively search the Register.

Dr Dolin in LONDON
Pain medicine • Pain management of acute and chronic pain • Post-surgical and post-traumatic pain • Neuropathic pain • Visceral pain • Chronic musculoskeletal pain • Chronic primary pain • Complex regional pain syndrome • Fibromyalgia • Neck pain • Mid back pain • Low back pain • Whiplash injury pain • Expertise in diagnosis, causation, treatment, prognosis and assessment of work and leisure prospects from the chronic pain perspective Consults in Goring-by-Sea, Chichester, London and Scotland
Dr Claxton in SHEFFIELD
Chronic pain • Chronic pain syndrome • Complex regional pain syndrome • CRPS • Neuropathic pain • Chronic post-traumatic pain • Chronic post-surgical pain • Psychologically mediated chronic pain conditions • Spinal pain • Neck pain • Back pain • Whiplash injury • Scar pain • Nerve pain • Neuromodulation, including spinal cord stimulation • Psychological treatment pathways for chronic pain conditions • Pain management programmes Areas of work: North, East and South Yorkshire, London, Manchester, Durham, Birmingham, Bristol.
Dr McCarthy in BRISTOL
I provide clinical psychology expert witness reports for court in the areas of personal injury and medical negligence involving children and adolescents. The reports assess the impact of traumatic events on the psychological functioning of children, the nature of the injury suffered and give recommendations for treatment. I provide clinical psychology expert witness reports for court proceedings involving public and private legal cases involving the care and upbringing of children and adolescents.
Dr Dolin in CHICHESTER
Pain medicine • Pain management of acute and chronic pain • Post-surgical and post-traumatic pain • Neuropathic pain • Visceral pain • Chronic musculoskeletal pain • Chronic primary pain • Complex regional pain syndrome • Fibromyalgia • Neck pain • Mid back pain • Low back pain • Whiplash injury pain • Expertise in diagnosis, causation, treatment, prognosis and assessment of work and leisure prospects from the chronic pain perspective Consults in Goring-by-Sea, Chichester, London and Scotland
Dr Shmueli in LONDON
Since 1993 I have provided assessments & consultations on a variety of criminal & civil matters, including: • Assessments of personal injury following road traffic & industrial accidents • Adjustment disorder • Pain disorder • Assessments of neuropsychological functioning • Assessments of suggestibility & fitness to plead • All aspects of family law • Emphasis is given to presenting the complexities of the clinical situation with sufficient clarity so that it may be understood within a legal framework whilst simultaneously...
Dr Davies in CARDIFF
Regular appointments at Cyncoed Consulting Rooms, Cardiff and by arrangement at London, Exeter, Bristol, Birmingham and Liverpool. 24 years' consultant level experience • MRCPsych exams passed and CUBS accredited • Usual availability 6-8 weeks • Fees £300/hour+VAT • Adult psychiatry • Liaison psychiatry • Psychiatric reactions to illness and trauma, including PTSD and depression • Psychiatric aspects of chronic pain - somatoform disorders
Dr Bernstein in CHEADLE
Tenosynovitis • Repetitive strain injury (RSI) • Whiplash • Rheumatism • Rheumatology • Medical orthopaedics • Arthritis • Autoimmune disease • Personal injury to neck, back or joints (excluding fractures & major trauma) • Occupation-related pain syndromes • Work-related arthritis • Fibromyalgia • Algodystrophy • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy • Vibration white finger • Septic arthritis • Rheumatoid arthritis • Lupus • Systemic lupus • Vasculitis • Fatigue • Medical negligence • Medical malpractice • Complex regional pain syndrome • Scleroderma Ceased NHS...
Dr Mahmood in MANCHESTER
General adult psychiatry • PTSD • Trauma
Dr Hollingworth in BRISTOL
Arthritis Traumatic • Degenerative • Osteoarthritis • Rheumatoid • Childhood • Spondyloarthritis • Ankylosing spondylitis • Psoriatic • Disorders relating to • Occupational Connective tissue diseases Systemic lupus erythematosus • Antiphospholipid syndrome • Dermato-polymyositis • Scleroderma • Wegener's granulomatosis/GPA • Arteritis, vasculitis, giant cell, temporal, nodosa, Churg-Strauss Fibromyalgia ME, chronic fatigue syndrome, syndromes of central sensitisation • Medically unexplained symptoms • Chronic pain Ehlers Danlos syndrome/hypermobility...
Dr Hunt in CAMBRIDGE
Consultant in adult psychiatry • Experience as an expert in both civil & criminal proceedings related to psychiatric disorder, both reactions to injury & other mental illness • Trained as a single joint expert • Published on mood disorders, particularly manic depression • Book: Bipolar Disorder - Your Questions Answered • Affiliated Assistant Professor, University of Cambridge
Dr Soni in STANWELL
Intensive care • Anaesthesia • Critical care • Pain medicine All correspondence to: British Medical Experts, 13 Park Terrace, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3DG.
Professor Saxena in CARDIFF
Pain management/medicine • Back pain • Neck pain • Complex regional pain syndrome • Neuropathic pain • Fibromyalgia • Chronic widespread pain • Acute pain • Post-traumatic pain • Post-surgical pain • Medically unexplained pain
Dr Carstairs in BROMLEY
Psychological testing & assessment of adults • Post-traumatic stress disorder & personal injury • Malingering • Fitness to plead or stand trial • Treatment planning & questions of disposition • Diagnosis of psychopathology • Professional negligence • Anxiety • Depression • Bereavement
Dr Armstrong in SOUTHAMPTON
Diagnosis & management of rheumatic disorders, including inflammatory arthritis, connective tissue diseases, soft-tissue rheumatic disorders & occupation-related musculoskeletal symptoms & disorders • Bone disease, including osteoporosis & muscle diseases • Trauma-related rheumatic problems (including whiplash) • Matters relating to anti-rheumatic drugs, including DMARD, NSAID, corticosteroids & immunosuppressive drugs • Spinal pain • Chronic pain syndromes & fibromyalgia • CRPS • Medical/clinical negligence
Dr Mir in SHEFFIELD
Personal injury • Psychiatric consequences of road traffic accidents • Psychiatric consequences of work-related accidents • Work-related stress • Psychiatric aspects of stress • Psychiatric aspects of assault • Depression • Bipolar disorder • Anxiety • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Schizophrenia • Adult psychiatry • Liaison psychiatry • Perinatal psychiatry • Psychiatric disorders of pregnancy • Postnatal psychiatric disorders • Postnatal depression • Safeguarding children • Psychiatric aspects of childcare proceedings • Psychiatric condition...
Ms Wybraniec in LONDON
Anna Wybraniec is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years' professional experience in clinical psychology working in the NHS and in private practice in London. She has been involved in preparing medico-legal reports for courts since 2000. She specialises in psychological assessment of personal and criminal injuries following traumatic events, such as: • RTA • Work and industrial accidents • Animal attacks • Physical and sexual assaults • Violence • Emotional and physical abuse • Robberies • Harassment • Medical...
Dr Woo in LONDON
Dr Woo is an established pain expert for both claimants and defendants. He was awarded Pain Expert of the Year in Lawyer Monthly ’s Expert Witness Awards in 2022. He then won Pain Expert of the Year in Lawyer International 's Legal 100 Awards in 2024. Dr Woo is Consultant in Pain Medicine at King's College Hospital. He obtained his medical degree with honours and multiple prizes from UCL, and an MSc in Pain Management from Edinburgh. He was Lead Advanced Pain Trainer and Supervisor for pain trainees. Dr Woo...
Dr Cahill in ALTRINCHAM
Adult psychiatry, including: • Accident • Anxiety disorders • Bereavement & grief • Chronic pain • Capacity • Depression • Eating disorders • Fitness to plead • Liaison psychiatry • Medical negligence • Mental disorder • Military/armed forces • Mood disorders • Occupational • Paranoia • Personality disorders • Post-traumatic stress disorders • Psychotic disorders • Road traffic accidents • Schizophrenia • Self-esteem • Self-injury • Somatisation & conversion disorders • Stress disorders • Testamentary capacity • Trauma
Dr Thrasher in HOOK NORTON
Specialist expertise in the assessment & treatment of reactions to personal injury (accidents, medical negligence, assault), including post-traumatic stress disorder, depression & chronic fatigue • Provision of medico-legal reports, specialising in psychological assessment of emotional reactions (post-traumatic stress, depression, panic, anxiety) following a range of traumas (e.g. road traffic accidents, medical negligence, train crashes, assault, accidents at work)
Dr Stein in LONDON
All adult general psychiatry 16-65 age group • Subspecialty: post-partum psychiatric disorders • Bonding difficulties • Adult psychiatric assessments of mothers in care proceedings with social services • Personal injury • Injury, somatization, road traffic accidents, PTSD, psychiatric negligence • Some forensic experience (not homicide) • Asylum seekers • Forensic psychiatry, including prison assessments • Immigration cases • Psychiatric aspects of crime
Dr Jenner in GUILDFORD
Dr Jenner has been acting as an expert witness for over 15 years. Since 2001 he has been practising at Imperial College NHS Trust as a Consultant at St Mary's in Paddington, London and is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer for the Trust. He currently has a Pain Clinic at Charing Cross Hospital in London. Dr Jenner founded The London Pain Clinic in Harley Street, London W1, where he is Clinical Director and he also runs a clinic for private procedures at The Weymouth Street Hospital, London. Dr Jenner earned his...
Dr Green in CHIGWELL
Dr Alice Green has 20 years' experience of working in crisis and acute adult mental health within the NHS, as well as establishing and running a highly successful independent practice, providing expert witness services, specialist psychological consultation and therapy to clients referred by solicitors, insurance companies and rehabilitation services. Medico-legal work includes the preparation of psychological assessments and expert witness psychology reports for court, specialising in the field of personal...
Dr Davidsson in SOUTHEND-ON-SEA
I provide psychiatric reports in criminal & civil matters, as well as serve as an expert witness • I have a special interest in transcultural psychiatry (including Refugee Mental Health), PTSD (including road traffic accidents) as well as in criminal matters (10 years' experience from Criminal Justice Mental Health Team) • I am able to perform consultations in English, Danish, Swedish & German • I have more than 25 years' experience in a senior position (including management) & I feel confident within most aspects...
Mr Amit in RUGBY
Head injury • Spinal injury • Spinal fracture • Brain tumours • Spinal tumours • Spinal infection • CNS infections • Peripheral nerve injuries • Chronic pain • Paralysis • Spinal degenerative disc disease • Cauda equina syndrome • Post-operative complications in brain and spinal surgery
Dr Harper in EDINBURGH
I have experience in providing expert witness reports, largely within the areas of personal injury and medical negligence. I undertake assessments of individuals reported to be experiencing the type of difficulties that I routinely see in my clinical practice, including PTSD, cPTSD, depression, anxiety, complicated grief, somatisation disorder and adjustment disorders. I have provided over 1000 reports and have experience of acting as an expert witness in both the Sheriff Courts and Court of Session.
Mr Irwin in WASHINGTON
General trauma • Hand conditions & injuries • Upper limb conditions & injuries • Overuse injuries & 'RSI' • RSD & complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) • Medical negligence
Dr Aturia in MILTON KEYNES
Spinal pain: neck, thoracic and low back • Neuropathic, chronic pelvic and post-surgical pain • Fibromyalgia All correspondence to: British Medical Experts, 13 Park Terrace, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3DG.
Dr Wilkins in MAIDENHEAD
I am a consultant general adult and forensic psychiatrist. My name is on the Specialist Register. I have provided expert witness services for over 40 years. I regularly receive instructions from solicitors, regulatory bodies, local authorities and others in relation to legal proceedings - criminal, civil and tribunal proceedings. I have received accredited training and have been an accredited trainer.
Dr Abankwa in NORTH SHIELDS
Traumatic brain injury • Cerebral haemorrhage • Subarachnoid haemorrhage • Multiple sclerosis • Spinal cord injury • Major limb amputation • Hypoxic brain injury • Cerebral palsy in adulthood • Management & prevention of pressure ulcers • Management of complex neurological disability • General disability • Prolonged disorders of consciousness • Painful conditions, e.g. complex regional pain syndrome
Dr Lucas in STANMORE
Expert in the field of chronic pain management • Assessment of the impact & consequences of chronic pain • Psychological assessment & treatment of chronic pain patients
Professor Davis in PRESTON
Head injury • Brain damage • Neck injuries • Spinal cord injuries • Lumbar spine problems • Pain syndromes • Back disorders • Negligence • Screening • Free phone discussion • Settlement at 1 year • Pro bono advice • 30 years' experience Also at: Greater Lancashire Hospital, Wyder Court, Millennium City Park, Preston , PR2 5BW.
Dr Gould in LONDON
Psychological assessments of: 1. Civil/personal injury such as accidents and medical negligence 2. Employment law, including the Equality Act, racial discrimination, fitness to work and Occupational Mandated Psychological Assessments 3. Immigration and asylum 4. Vulnerable witness and special measures 5. Adult mental health, and especially PTSD Working in particular with: • Media, TV, journalists • Aviation psychology and neuropsychology • Police and emergency services • Military and veterans • Criminal Injuries Compensation...
Dr Moosa in BLACKBURN
Personal injury • Medical negligence • Family courts proceedings • Criminal & forensic reports • PTSD • Occupational health • Adult ADHD • Drugs & alcohol • Sexual abuse • Personality disorders • Mood disorders & psychoses
Dr Coakley in LONDON
Rheumatic disease and arthritis in general, including: • Fibromyalgia • Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME • Whiplash • Complex regional pain syndrome • Rheumatoid arthritis • Psoriatic arthritis • Ankylosing spondylitis • Osteoarthritis • Spinal pain Consulting at: 16 Devonshire Street, Marylebone, London , W1G 7AH. Correspondence address: 24 Sidmouth Road, Welling, Kent, DA16 1DS.
Dr Logan in CHESTER
Chronic pain management • Assessment of pain of persistent nature with regards to diagnosis, treatment prognosis & recommendations for further treatment with costings & delivery of such treatment • Personal injury • Back pain, neck pain & nerve pain Cardiff University Bond Solon Civil Expert Certificate
Dr Sidery in THETFORD
My expertise is in pain management. I am conversant with the management of axial pain, sciatica, CRPS, neuropathic pain, whiplash, and headache, neuroablative techniques such as radiofrequency denervation, pulsed radiofrequency and spinal cord stimulation. I provide specialist pain management reports for the courts following instruction for personal injury and medical negligence cases and prepare reports on the instruction of claimant and defendant parties, including a joint instruction.
Professor George in LONDON
Palliative medicine • End of life care • Ethics of end of life care • Pain & symptom management • Capacity, etc.
Dr Frazer in LEEDS
I undertake the assessment of claimants and defendants in civil claims, including personal injury and medical negligence cases. I undertake the assessment of defendants in possession claims by housing organisations. I have stopped taking any criminal or family law cases. I have retired from the NHS but continue to sit on the NEAP committee and to train doctors who seek reapproval under the MHA (1983). I am AC and Section 12(2)-approved. I am an on-call psychiatrist for Cygnet Hospitals Bradford.
Dr Baloch in GUILDFORD
All aspects of chronic pain management, including chronic pain syndromes, whiplash & complex regional pain syndromes
Dr Bond in BRIDGNORTH
Psychiatric/psychological sequelae of personal injuries, including road traffic & work-related accidents, chronic pain, work-related stress & medical negligence
Dr Mehrez in MILTON KEYNES
Personal injury • Chronic pain • Whiplash-associated disorder • Whiplash injury • Medical negligence • CRPS • Widespread pain • Back pain • Neck pain • Spinal pain • Surgical pain • Fibromyalgia • Pelvic pain • Nerve pain
Dr Jonathan Valentine MB ChB FRCA FFPMRCA FRCP in THARSTON
Most chronic pain conditions/syndromes • Complex presentation with chronic pain & associated disability Secretaries: Julie Summers-Frost and Tracey Hannant E-mail: [email protected] Tel: 01603 819115
Dr Adedokun in MANCHESTER
Dr Adedokun has extensive clinical experience in the management of various chronic pain syndromes including persistent neck, back or neuropathic pain especially following personal & occupational injuries, with experience in medical negligence claims • Dr Adedokun's experience also includes other chronic pain conditions such atypical facial pain, trigeminal neuralgia, post herpetic neuralgia, & other neuropathic pain syndromes, complex headaches, complex regional pain syndrome, cancer pain, musculo-skeletal...
Dr Varma in NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Dr Varma is a consultant for pain medicine at Sunderland Royal Hospital. His clinics are at Newcastle, Washington and other venues by arrangement (home visits). Dr Varma accepts instructions involving multiple pain conditions, including: Complex regional pain syndromes • Pain following injury • Fibromyalgia • Work-related injury • Neuropathic pain • Musculoskeletal pain • Whiplash • Post-surgical pain syndromes • Persistent and unexplained pain
Dr Williams in CHESTERFIELD
Assessment, diagnosis & management of chronic pain states • Low back pain • Neck pain • Complex regional pain syndrome • Fibromyalgia • Pain following traumatic injury • Pelvic pain • Abdominal pain • Spinal pain • Complex chronic pain management
Dr Jacobson in BECKENHAM
I have special interests in the fields of: • Neuropsychiatry • Affective disorders, including bipolar disorder • Psychiatric disorders following accidents, including post-traumatic stress disorder • Chronic pain • Neuropsychiatric sequelae of head injury • Brain damage in children & adults • Assessment of capacity
Dr Proctor in TARPORLEY
Independent evaluation of psychological & psychiatric problems, including criminal cases • Reviews of Mental Health Act detentions • Family law • Personal injury • PTSD • Secondary victim work • Medical negligence • Criminal responsibility • Fitness to plead & stand trial • Dangerousness & risk assessment • Witness assessment & testamentary capacity • Group claims in relation to historical trauma, including childhood sexual abuse
Professor Palazidou in LONDON
General adult psychiatry • All kinds of mental disorder • Experienced in psychopharmacology • Drugs used in the treatment of mental disorders • Mood disorders • Manic depressive illness • Bipolar mood disorder and depression • Psychosis • Somali mental health • Medical negligence and personal injury • Assessing parental mental health Additional e-mail address: [email protected]
Dr Drayton in BIRMINGHAM
I am able to provide psychological reports that will answer the questions in your letter of instruction. The reports will be written for a legal audience, in plain English, with no psychobabble. All my reports will have clear recommendations and practical advice on how the person being assessed can be helped. I am also an Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator. Employment Assessment of: • Effects of work-related stress • Effect of alleged stress on employees • Mental health problems at work • Workplace discrimination...
Dr McGillion in LONDON
Personal injury (adults) • PTSD • Anxiety disorders • Road traffic accidents • Work accidents • Housing stress • Psychological aspects of medical negligence, e.g. chronic pain • Extensive experience of working with interpreters • Experience of utilising psychometric assessments in assessing a wide range of mental health problems
Dr Blandford in CLACTON-ON-SEA
Adult psychological assessment for civil & criminal court proceedings: • Cognitive & intellectual functioning (e.g. IQ) • Daily adaptive/social functioning • Capacity & fitness to plead • Executive functioning (e.g. adaptive behaviour, abstract thinking, mental flexibility, problem solving, planning, inhibition & social behaviour) • Malingering • Memory • Suggestibility & compliance • Personality disorders & clinical syndromes • Dementing processes • Affective conditions (e.g. anxiety disorders, depression, PTSD)
Dr Sinha in UPMINSTER
Ultrasound and fluoroscopic-guided interventional procedures • Spinal pain • Complex chronic pain All correspondence to: British Medical Experts, 13 Park Terrace, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3DG.
Dr Jenkins in CARDIFF
General adult psychiatry • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Depression & mood disorders • Psychiatric aspects of medical & surgical conditions • Liaison psychiatry Please note Dr Jenkins is not currently accepting new instructions.
Dr Gaspar in OSWESTRY
I have been a consultant in pain medicine since 1998 and writing medico-legal reports since 2008. I have attained the Cardiff University and Bond Solon Certification as an Expert Witness in Civil Law in 2015. I deal both with personal injury and complex clinical negligence cases. I have written articles relating to the role of the pain specialist offering the courts an explanation of the basic science and mechanisms as to how pain becomes chronic. I deal with all areas of chronic pain, including whiplash,...
Dr Simpson in LEEDS
40 years managing chronic pain - post-traumatic/plexus pain • Headache/facial • Whiplash • Post-surgical • Spinal/CES • Cancer • Post-amputation • Nerve blocks/pain interventions/spinal blocks/epidurals • Implantable spinal systems • Neuropathic pain/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome • Pelvic pain Additional email: [email protected]
Dr Cullen in email contact only
Personal injury: • PTSD • Depression • Chronic pain & medically unexplained symptoms • Exacerbation of pre-existing mental illness • Traumatic brain injury • Neuropsychiatry • Criminal: • Fitness to plead • Mens rea assessments • Drug & alcohol assessments • CICA assessments • Family: • Parental mental health assessments • Personality disorders • Drug & alcohol assessments • Employment: • Disability & discrimination • Disciplinary proceedings • Assessments for work • Housing: • Disability & vulnerability due to mental illness • Capacity: • Testamentary...
Dr Whymark in GLASGOW
Consultant in pain management and anaesthesia since 2004. Current NHS practice including a multidisciplinary biopsychosocial approach to pain management and general and regional anaesthesia for surgery, trauma and orthopaedics. Preparing 100 reports per year since 2018, 70% claimant. Feedback from advocates and solicitors quoted on website. Interests in chronic pain following injury and operation, functional, somatoform and psychological pain conditions, CRPS and fibromyalgia.
Dr Collighan in NORWICH
Pain management, especially neuromodulation • CRPS • Spinal & neuropathic pain Consulting at: (i) The Chaucer Hospital, Canterbury ; (ii) The Spencer Private Hospital, Margate ; (iii) One Ashford Hospital, Ashford .
Dr Padfield in LONDON
Pain management & assessment following injury • Interventional techniques: epidural steroid injections; neurolytic blockade; radio frequency lesioning; cryotherapy; intrathecal drug delivery systems; dorsal column stimulation • Regional anaesthesia: epidural; spinal; peripheral nerve; plexus blockade • General anaesthesia: total intravenous & inhalational (excluding specialist paediatric & cardiac anaesthesia) • Clinical negligence Also consulting at: 25 Harley Street, London , W1G 9QY. Tel: 020 7079 2100
Professor Monteiro in MANCHESTER
Personal injury, particularly Road Traffic Accidents & PTSD • Accidental injuries • Workplace injuries • Mental health & deafness • Assessment of clients with communication problems • Deaf clients only for forensic reports • Reports for industrial tribunals on deafness & tinnitus • Reports for health insurance claims • Fitness to work • Military psychiatry training January 2017 • Professor of Health & Society, University of Salford Remote assessments (Zoom) • Home/external visits offered on request Also at: (i) Business Lodge, Barcroft...
Dr Williams in DOVER
Occupational medicine • Fitness for work • Occupational pensions • Ill health retirement • Disability assessment • Disability discrimination • Working with CFS/ME • Working with fibromyalgia & chronic widespread pain • Working with back pain • Working with chronic pain • Working with complex regional pain syndrome
Professor Lalkhen in SALFORD
Pain management: assessment, diagnosis & prognosis of all pain syndromes • Pain following injury • Work-related pain disorders • Persistent & unexplained pain • Pain management programmes • Complications of analgesic management • Postoperative nerve problems • Chronic pain syndromes • Myofascial pain syndromes • Fibromyalgia • Pain in terminal disease • Spinal cord stimulation • Anaesthesia: general & regional anaesthesia • Epidural & spinal injections • Complications of postoperative analgesia • Acute pain & its consequences • Complex...
Dr Brow in LONDON
All aspects of general adult and forensic psychiatry
Dr Turner in MANCHESTER
Pain management • Assessment, diagnosis & prognosis of unexplained persistent pain & disability following injury • Anaesthetics: general & regional anaesthesia • Pain from injuries due to road traffic accidents, trauma injuries related to the neck, skeletal, soft tissue & spine • Continuing pain following surgery • Management of pain, pain management programmes, pain therapy & relief • Chronic pain syndromes & pain-related disability • Fibromyalgia • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy & complex regional pain syndrome All correspondence...

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