Dr Patrick McGowan




Anaesthetics, Pain Management Anaesthesia

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Dr Patrick McGowan qualified in 1988 and is a Consultant in Pain Medicine at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

His initial post-graduate training was in anaesthesia and critical care in the North-West of England. He undertook his senior training, including pain medicine, in the USA and London. In the past, he has been a clinical lead and clinical director. Dr McGowan is also an international examiner for the FIPP diploma and lectures internationally.

Dr McGowan sits on several hospital committees and was elected as staff governor in 2014. He regards patient safety, along with the delivery of a high standard of care, to be extremely important. In the complex environments encountered in healthcare, Dr McGowan can see the benefits to patients and staff of having properly arranged, fair environments for staff and a quality-centred focus.

Special interests

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

Languages spoken

English, French, Spanish, Turkish

Locations Dr Patrick McGowan works with

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

    020 8341 4182
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Related experience


  • HCSA
  • World Institute of Pain

Other posts held

  • Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

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