Dr Raithatha graduated in 2008 from the University of Manchester; followed by training in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine in Birmingham and Leicester. He underwent prestigious fellowships lasting 1 year each in the UK and Brisbane, Australia. He works full time at the Leicester General Hospital as a Consultant with a specialist interest in musculoskeletal, abdominal, chest, neck, cancer pain and widespread pain disorders (i.e. fibromyalgia).
Dr Raithatha treats a variety of conditions and his practice at the Nuffield Hospital will be performing targeted ultrasound-guided, fluoroscopy (X-ray) guided and intravenous lignocaine therapies.
He is proficient in using ultrasound, treating a variety of different conditions, abdominal myofascial pain, pelvic pain, shoulder, elbow, hand pain, hip, knee and ankle pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), occipital headaches, migraines, back pain, and other targeted nerve injections.
Back pain, facet joint, sacroiliac joint, spinal stenosis and coccydynia can be managed with directed fluoroscopy-guided injections.
Abdominal pain or pelvic pain are managed with a variety of strategies; directed sympathetic nerve blocks including splanchnic, lumbar sympathetic and ganglion of impar nerve blocks are among a number of techniques Dr Raithatha can employ.
He has an honorary contract with the LOROS hospice in Leicester and performs a variety of pain management strategies to improve the quality of life for palliative care patients. Dr Raithatha’s aim is to provide an improvement in pain whilst maintaining a holistic approach to their condition.
Sports injury pain
Neck pain / whiplash injuries
Post surgical pain
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Bhavesh Raithatha at Nuffield Health
- X-Ray Guided Facet Joint Injection
- Trigger Point Injections
- Epidural injection for pain relief
- Sacroiliac joint injections
- Facet joint injections
Other posts held
- Consultant Anaesthetist and Chronic Pain Specialist at the University Hospitals of Leicester
- Honorary contract – Consultant Lead in Cancer Pain at the LOROS hospice, Leicester
Insurers Dr Bhavesh Raithatha works with
Dr Bhavesh Raithatha works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA Health
- AXA - Global Healthcare
- Bupa Global
- Bupa On Demand
- Cigna International
- Healix Healthcare
- Police Mutual
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
Dr Bhavesh Raithatha does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Bhavesh Raithatha does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Bhavesh Raithatha does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.