Dr Kunnumpurath is a Pain Management Consultant at Ashtead Hospital in Surrey
Dr Kumar is a specialist in Pain Medicine, with a special interest in interventional-multimodal chronic pain management. He has extensive experience in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia from working both in the UK and abroad. At present he works as a Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia at both St Helier Hospital and Epsom General Hospital. Prior to this he was a consultant in Pain Management at the Royal Free Hospital, London.
Dr Kumar's Pain Management Clinic is at Ashtead. His special interest is in comprehensive patient-centred management of chronic pain conditions including musculo-skeletal pain, neuropathic pain, post traumatic/surgical pain and cranio-facial pain. Various interventional and non-interventional techniques including lifestyle modifications and complementary therapy are used to achieve this.
Subspecialty interest: Dr Kumar has a special interest in the management of back/spinal pain, complex regional pain syndromes and scar pain.
Conditions treated include: Back pain, Sciatica, Sports injuries related pain, Cranio-cervical pain, Migraine, Myofascial pain, Oro-facial pain, Joint pain, Chronic visceral pain, Post herpetic neuralgia.
Services provided: Epidural steroid injections and Selective Nerve Root blockade, Facet joint and Medial Branch nerve injections, Radiofrequency Neuroablation - conventional and pulsed RF, Sacro-iliac Joint Injection, Lumbar Provocative Discography Disc procedures, Prolotherapy Sympathetic plexus blockade - lumbar sympathetic block, Celiac Plexus Block, Stellate Ganglion Block, Hypogastric Plexus Block, Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block, Racz Procedure (Percutaneous adhesiolysis or Neuroplasty), Intra-articular Injections, Peripheral nerve blocks Brachial plexus block, Occipital Nerve Block, Implanted Epidural Portal and Acupuncture.
After acquiring his primary medical qualification, he completed his master’s degree in Anaesthesiology. He got his full registration with the General Medical Council in 2003. He underwent further specialist training in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at Royal Infirmary, Glasgow and St Georges School of Anaesthesia, London.
FFPMRCA -Faculty of Pain Medicine
FRCA-The Royal College of Anaesthetists, London
FCARCSI- The College of Anaesthetists of Ireland.
MD- Anaesthesiology, India
British Pain Society
British Medical Acupuncture Society
Hospital Specialists and Consultants Association
Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland
Group of Obstetric Anaesthetists of London
Spine Intervention Society, USA
Epsom & St Helier