Dr Norman Kufakwaro, Consultant in Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation

Dr Norman Kufakwaro MB ChB, FRCA, FFPMRCA

Consultant in Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation

MB ChB, FRCA, FFPMRCA
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Dr Kufakwaro is a recommended Consultant in Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation

Dr Kufakwaro is a recommended Consultant in Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation

What if analgesics no longer work?

What if analgesics no longer work?

Will I need follow-up injections?

Will I need follow-up injections?

What will happen during my pain killing injection appointment?

What will happen during my pain killing injection appointment?

What will happen in the 24 hours after my injections?

What will happen in the 24 hours after my injections?

What is the procedure for pain killing injections?

What is the procedure for pain killing injections?

What is the procedure for caudal pain killing injections?

What is the procedure for caudal pain killing injections?

Pain killing injections: what can I expect in the weeks following injections?

Pain killing injections: what can I expect in the weeks following injections?

What are the side effects of pain killing injections?

What are the side effects of pain killing injections?

What will happen after my pain killing injection appointment?

What will happen after my pain killing injection appointment?

What are unlicensed steroids that are used off label?

What are unlicensed steroids that are used off label?

Areas of expertise

  • Pain management injections
  • Chronic pain management
  • Spinal pain
  • Sciatica pain
  • Neuromodulation for pain
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Recommendations for Dr Kufakwaro

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Recommended by:

  • byDr Basil Almahdi, Pain Medicine Specialist

    Norman has been my colleague for many years and I can profoundly recommend him on professional and personal level as one of the excellent pain management consultant in the region.

  • byMr Ahmed Ibrahim, Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon

    Dr Norman Kufakwaro is an excellent pain specialist who has all invasive, non-invasive techniques that he can use.

  • byDr Basil Almahdi, Pain Medicine Specialist

    Norman has been my colleague for many years and I can profoundly recommend him on professional and personal level as one of the excellent pain management consultant in the region.

  • byMr Ahmed Ibrahim, Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon

    Dr Norman Kufakwaro is an excellent pain specialist who has all invasive, non-invasive techniques that he can use.

  • Address

    • Telephone or video consultation

      Available for patients, please call to arrange, London, E1 4NL

    • BMI The London Independent Hospital

      1 Beaumont Square, Stepney Green, London, E1 4NL

    • BMI The Blackheath Hospital

      40-42 Lee Terrace Blackheath, London, SE3 9UD

    • Bupa Cromwell Hospital

      164-178 Cromwell Road, London, SW5 OTU

    • London Basinghall Clinic

      4 Basinghall Street, London, EC2V 5BQ

    • London Clinic

      20 Devonshire Place, London, W1G 6BW

    • LycaHealth - Canary Wharf

      Ground Floor De Vere House 1 Westferry Circus, London, E14 4HD

    • LycaHealth - Orpington

      3 New Mill Rd, Orpington, London, BR5 3TW

    • Schoen Clinic London

      66 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 2SB

    • Spire Roding Hospital

      Roding Lane South, Ilford, Woodford Green, IG4 5PZ

    • The Holly Private Hospital

      High Road, Buckhurst Hill, IG9 5HX

  • The Royal London Hospital

    Barts Health NHS Trust, Whitechapel Road, London, Whitechapel, E1 1BB

  • About Dr Norman Kufakwaro

    GMC number: 6025844

    Year qualified: 1997

    Place of primary qualification: University of Zimbabwe

    Dr Norman Kufakwaro is a Consultant in Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation at Barts Health NHS Trust. He specialises in management of a wide array of chronic pain conditions using cutting-edge techniques in pain management. A large component of his work is assessing pain, making judgements on causality, clinical course and likely prognosis of painful conditions. His main interests are spinal pain, sciatica, nerve pain, cancer pain, chronic headache, abdominal and pelvic pain. His areas of special interest are non-invasive back pain management, wearable peripheral neurostimulation, radiofrequency and neuromodulation, spinal cord stimulation and spinal injections. In his NHS work, he assesses over 50 patients and performs 20 pain relieving procedures a week.

    Dr Kufakwaro trained in London at Barts & The London School of Anaesthesia and Guys & St Thomas’ Hospital. He was awarded various scholarships in medical school for academic excellence including the prestigious Malvern Trust Scholarship. During his pain training in the London Deanery Pain Medicine Rotation, he was selected to be the representative for London Pain Trainees.

    Dr Kufakwaro actively participates in research and audit projects in his clinical field. He has published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at international meetings. He holds memberships in the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Royal College of Anaesthetists, Fellow of Expert Witnesses, Medical Protection Union, World Institute of Pain, North American Neuromodulation Society and British Pain Society. He likes to teach and attends leading national and international meetings. His most recent teaching was on assessment and management of complex regional pain syndrome to orthopaedic surgeons. His most recent meeting was in the International Neuromodulation Society, London.

    Areas of expertise

    • Back pain investigations
    • Cancer pain
    • Chronic headaches
    • Chronic pain management
    • Chronic pelvic/abdominal pain
    • Complex regional pain syndrome
    • Epidural injections
    • Leg pain
    • Neck pain
    • Nerve pain
    • Neuromodulation for pain and other conditions
    • Non-invasive back pain management
    • Pain management injections
    • Pain management medicine
    • Pain relief
    • Post-surgical persistent pain
    • Radiofrequency and neuromodulation
    • Sciatica pain
    • Spinal cord stimulation
    • Spinal Injections
    • Spinal pain
    • Wearable peripheral neurostimulation

    Professional memberships

    Royal College of Anaesthetists
    British Society for the Study of Vulval Disease
    International Association for the Study of Pain
    Medical Protection Society
    World Institute of Pain