Dr Madan Thirugnanam



GMC number: 6049686

Practising since: 2001



Consultation times

  • Tuesdays 17.30 - 20.00
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Dr Madan Thirugnanam is a consultant in Anaesthesia & Lead clinician of Pain Medicine at University Hospitals of Derby & Burton NHS Foundation Trust. He is also the Regional Advisor for Pain Medicine for the East Midlands - North region.

He undertook a postgraduate in anaesthesia in India before undergoing structured clinical training in anaesthesia and pain management training at East Midlands - Nottingham & Derby University Hospitals. 

Dr Madan is experienced in treating a wide range of pain conditions. His main areas of interest are low back pain, sciatica, neck pain, headaches, performs various musculoskeletal pain, cancer pain, complex regional pain syndrome & other joint pain conditions including chronic post-surgical pain.

He is proficient in using ultrasound for regional anaesthesia & performs a wide range of x-ray & ultrasound-guided interventional pain techniques. This includes spinal injections like epidurals, facet joint injections, diagnostic nerve blocks, radiofrequency denervation, nerve root blocks (Lumbar), peripheral nerve blocks. He also performs radiofrequency ablative procedures aimed at the treating low back pain, neck pain & various other joint conditions including shoulder, knee & hip joints. He also performs ultrasound guided trigger point injections.

Languages spoken

English, Tamil, Hindi

Locations Dr Madan Thirugnanam works with

Related experience


  • General Medical Council, Royal College of Anaesthetists Faculty of Pain Medicine, RCoA British Pain Society British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • University Hospitals of Derby & Burton NHS Foundation Trust - Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine Regional Advisor- Pain Medicine

Insurers Dr Madan Thirugnanam works with

Dr Madan Thirugnanam works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


Dr Madan Thirugnanam does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Madan Thirugnanam does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Madan Thirugnanam does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.