Dr Patrick McGowan, Pain Medicine Specialist

Dr Patrick McGowan LMSSA, MBChB, DA/UK, FRCA, FIPP, FFPMRCA

Pain Medicine Specialist

LMSSA, MBChB, DA/UK, FRCA, FIPP, FFPMRCA

Areas of expertise

  • Pain management
  • Back pain, head and neck pain
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Cancer pain
  • Anaesthetics
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Post-trauma pain and pain in the elderly

Recommendations for Dr McGowan

These recommendations are for information purposes only. Doctors providing recommendations do so in good faith and are not responsible for clinical outcomes.

Recommended by:

  • byDr Dominic Mort, Neurologist

    Dr Patrick McGowan is one of the leading consultant specialists in pain management. When he has treated patients of mine, over the years, he has brought his considerable experience and technical expertise to bear, always to the benefit of the patient.

  • byDr Dean Creer, Chest Physician

    I have worked with Dr McGowan for a number of years and have relied on his specialist pain solving expertise many times with excellent patient outcomes.

  • by Dr Howard Stevens, Dermatologist

    I have worked for many years with Dr Patrick McGowan, he is an anaesthetist and pain specialist of the upmost integrity and he has a caring and empathy regards to the care and management of his patients. I have no hesitation in recommending DrPatrick McGowan to patients who require pain control.

  • byDr Dominic Mort, Neurologist

    Dr Patrick McGowan is one of the leading consultant specialists in pain management. When he has treated patients of mine, over the years, he has brought his considerable experience and technical expertise to bear, always to the benefit of the patient.

  • byDr Dean Creer, Chest Physician

    I have worked with Dr McGowan for a number of years and have relied on his specialist pain solving expertise many times with excellent patient outcomes.

  • by Dr Howard Stevens, Dermatologist

    I have worked for many years with Dr Patrick McGowan, he is an anaesthetist and pain specialist of the upmost integrity and he has a caring and empathy regards to the care and management of his patients. I have no hesitation in recommending DrPatrick McGowan to patients who require pain control.

  • Address

  • Highgate Private Hospital, Client Services

    17-19 View Road, Highgate, London, GB, N6 4DJ

  • Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust

    Pond St, London, GB, NW3 2QG

  • Barnet Hospital (NHS)

    Wellhouse Lane, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 3DJ

  • About Dr Patrick McGowan

    GMC number: 3343003

    Year qualified: 1988

    Place of primary qualification: Society of Apothecaries of London

    Dr Patrick McGowan is a Consultant in Pain Medicine at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. He recently served as a Clinical Lead and Clinical Director at the Royal Free. He sits on several hospital committees and was elected as staff governor in 2014. He has more than two decades of experience in pain management, back pain, neuropathic pain, cancer pain, head and neck pain.

    Dr McGowan qualified in medicine from London in 1988, and his initial post-graduate training was in anaesthesia and critical care in north-west England. He undertook his senior training, including pain medicine, in the USA and London.

    Dr McGowan is also an international examiner for the FIPP (Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice) diploma and lectures internationally. He is a speaker at several international meetings on chronic pain and speaks English, Spanish and French.

    Areas of expertise

    • Pain management
    • Back pain
    • Neuropathic pain
    • Cancer pain
    • Head and neck pain
    • Anaesthetics
    • Musculoskeletal pain
    • Post-trauma pain
    • Pain in the elderly

    Professional memberships

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