Dr Ashish Wagle
FRCA, MD, DA, MB BS
Year of qualification:
Areas of expertise:
Anaesthetics (Pain Management)
- Royal College of Anaesthetists
- British Pain Society
Ash Wagle is a consultant anaesthetist who is a specialist in pain management. He uses all modalities of conventional medicine including Medications, Injections etc. He also utilises the expertise of physiotherapists and psychologists to try and decrease not only the pain, but also the disability associated with the pain.
Ash has a particular interest in Simple Mechanical Back pain and spinal interventions for relief of pain. He is a Consultant Anaesthetist and Pain Specialist at Royal Glamorgan Hospital. He is also the Clinical Director for Anaesthetics, Intensive Care, Theatres, HSDU and Pain at Cwm Taf NHS trust, which includes the Royal Glamorgan Hospital and The Prince Charles Hospitals. He is also a Clinical Lecturer with the Cardiff School of Medicine.
In addition to his Anaesthetic and Pain management qualifications, he is a Fellow Royal College of Anaesthetists. He has many national and international presentations to his name and teaches on courses for surgical and anaesthetic examinations. He has also been the lead clinician for Acute Pain and was partly responsible for the establishment of acute pain service in Royal Glamorgan Hospital. Ash performs all the routine pain intervention procedures such as epidurals, facet joint injections, medial branch blocks and radiofrequency denervation, sympathetic blocks, trigger point injections, selective nerve root blocks etc.
Ash strongly believes in offering complete multidisciplinary pain management through close links with referring therapists and clinicians.
Ashish is the current honorary treasurer of the Welsh Anaesthetic Society.
Anaesthesia for upper gastro intestinal surgery, back pain
Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal Glamorgan Hospital (Cwm Taf NHS Trust)