Dr Rajinikanth Rajan



GMC number: 6108762

Practising since: 1999


Pain Management Anaesthesia

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Dr. Sundara Rajan has started as Consultant in Pain at University Hospitals of NorthMidlands NHS Trust in 2014. 

He completed one year fellowship in Toronto Western and Mount Sinai Hospitals, Toronto Canada. He had also completed one year fellowship at Cambridge.

Clinical Practice:

  • Chronic low back pain                                          
  • Sciatica
  • Failed Back surgery pain
  • Chronic Neck pain       
  • Major Joint pain 
  • Musculoskeletal pain  
  • Neuropathic pain                                       
  • Chronic post-surgical pain
  • Headache and facial pain                                   
  • Fibromyalgia / widespread pain                              
  • Chronic abdominal pain
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Endometriosis related pain                            
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Diabetic pain                                                          
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia                                              
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Amputation Pain                                                     -
  • Post-traumatic pain

Clinical Skills:

  • Medical Management
  • Ultrasound guided injections
  • Medial Branch Injections for lumbar, cervical and thoracic regions
  • Epidural and Caudal injections
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for spinal pain
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for osteo-arthritic pain (Hip, Knee and Shoulders)
  • Nerve root injections
  • Major joint injections
  • Injections for abdominal and pelvic pain
  • Sacro-iliac joint injections
  • Peripheral Nerve injections
  • Bio-psycho-social model of management
  • Trigger point / myofascial injections

Medicolegal Practice:

Special interests

  • Ultrasound guided interventions
  • Chronic post-surgical pain
  • Outcome based Pain Management

Other interests

He also carry's out Medicolegal practice, this information can be found on www.pain-expert.org

His NHS Base is University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust. 

Locations Dr Rajinikanth Rajan works with

Related experience


Text book chapter on “opioids”, Chronic pain management, 2020

  • Retrospective study on nerve blocks for chronic post-inguinal pain, Canadian Journal of pain, 2018
  • Review on, “Hernia and chronic post-surgical pain” Hernia Journal, 2016
  • Painful Diabetic Neuropathy, British Journal of Education, 2014


  • Faculty of Pain Medicine
  • Royal College of Anaesthesia

Insurers Dr Rajinikanth Rajan works with

Dr Rajinikanth Rajan works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Cigna
  • WPA
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Healix


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

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

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