Athmaja Thottungal

Athmaja Thottungal

Athmaja Thottungal

Consultant and Trust clinical lead for Pain management | Kent and Canterbury hospital, East Kent University Hospitals NHS trust

Job title

Consultant and Trust clinical lead for Pain management – Anaesthetics and Pain management, Kent and Canterbury hospital, East Kent University Hospitals NHS trust.

Special Interests

  1. Pain management- Ultrasound guided interventions, Pelvic pain, shoulder pain, peripheral neuropathies, various types of neuromodulation and pain management programme.

  2. Anaesthesia- Ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia as sole anaesthetic technique or for acute pain management after surgery. Special interest in blocks for breast, upper limb and lower limb surgeries.

  3. Medical education and research.

-Pain lead and Course director for Pain management- London Society of Regional Anaesthesia (LSORA)

-Fellow and faculty- World Institute of Pain (WIP)

-Faculty teaching ultrasound guided interventions and block for anesthesia and chronic pain management nationally and internationally.

-Honorary Senior lecturer – Canterbury Christ Church University.

  1. Research interests- New blocks for shoulder pain, pelvic pain, neuromodulation for chronic pain, neuromodulatory regional anaesthesia blocks for acute pain.