Dr Bhavesh Raithatha

Qualifications

MBChB, FRCA, FFPMRCA

GMC number: 7017316

Practicing since: 2008

Specialties

Anaesthetics

Consultation times

  • Monday AM
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About

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.

Special interests

  • Trigger point injections
  • Directed nerve injections
  • Sacroiliac nerve block
  • Facet joint or nerve injections
  • Epidural injection
  • Splanchnic nerve block
  • Lumbar sympathetic nerve block
  • Ganglion of impar nerve injection
  • Cervicogenic pain injections (whiplash injuries)

Languages spoken

English, Gujarati

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

Locations Dr Bhavesh Raithatha works with

Related experience

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:

  • Aetna
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna International
  • Cigna
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Police Mutual
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

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.