After completing training from Cambridge rotation Dr Sanjeeva Gupta has been a Consultant in Pain Medicine for over 17 Years. Dr Gupta has extensive experience in managing chronic persistent pain using multimodal techniques including interventions.
He is a National expert on Precision Diagnosis and Management of Spinal Pain which includes Low Back Pain and Neck Pain. He is regularly invited to teach on National and International meetings on Pain Management. Dr Gupta is an Editor of Five Pain Medicine textbooks and has Published National and International Guidelines for the management of Chronic Pain.
Dr Gupta specialises in the following treatments, tests and scans at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital:
Management of Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Neuropathic Pain (Nerve Pain), Chronic Pain, Pain after Surgery and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Dr Gupta's special interest and expertise is in managing pain originating from the different structures at Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar and Sacral levels of the Spine, Chronic Postoperative Pain and Neuropathic Pain. He believes that Precision Pain Diagnosis and Management is the key to managing Low Back Pain, Neck Pain and Pain in the Thoracic Spine.
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English, Hindi and Kannada
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Sanjeeva Gupta at Nuffield Health
- Dorsal root ganglion block
- Epidural injection for pain relief
- Facet joint injections
- Local anaesthetic
- Nerve blocks
- Trigger Point Injections
- X-Ray Guided Facet Joint Injection
- Pain clinic
- Lumbar sympathetic blocks
- Sacroiliac joint injections
Editor of 5 Textbooks in Pain Medicine:
Editor: Interventional Pain Management – A Practical Approach. 2nd Edition, Published in 2016. Editor: Oxford Specialist Handbook: Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain, Published in 2015. This book was awarded the “British Medical Association Medical Book of the Year Award” in 2015. 630 medical publications were submitted for the award and this book was judged the best.
Guest Editor: World Clinics in Pain Management, Published in 2013.
Editor: Symptom Oriented Pain Management, Published in 2012.
Editor: Oxford Specialist Handbook: Spinal Interventions in Pain Management, Published in 2012.
Chapters Written in Books:
Management of Low Back Pain and Sciatica - in The 10-minute consultation: Persistent Pain.
Mesothelioma and Chest Wall Pain - in Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain.
Focal Back Pain – In Symptom Oriented Pain Management.
Scientific Journal Publications:
I have described a NEW TECHNIQUE of Sacroiliac Joint Injections for Sacroiliac Joint Pain which is a common condition causing low back pain in women.
S Gupta. Double Needle Technique: An Alternative Method for Performing Difficult SIJ Injections. Pain Physician 2011; 14: 281-284.
Editor: Oxford Specialist Handbook: Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain, Published in 2015. This book was awarded the “British Medical Association Medical Book of the Year Award” in 2015. 630 medical publications were submitted for the award and this book was judged the best.
Boswell MV, ---- S Gupta, et al. A Best-Evidence systematic appraisal of the diagnostic accuracy and utility of facet joint nerve injections in chronic spinal pain. Pain Physician 2015; 18: E497-E533.
J Lee, S Gupta, C Price, AP Baranowski. Low back and radicular pain: a pathway for care developed by the British Pain Society. British Journal of Anaesthesia 2013; 111 (1): 112-120 (Impact Factor – 4.354).
Academic Activities and Teaching:
Chair of the British Pain Society and Map of Medicine Low Back Pain and Radicular pain Pathways.
Chair of the Standards of good practice for medial branch block and radiofrequency denervation for low back.
- Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists
- British Pain Society
- Spinal Intervention Society, USA
- British Medical Association
Other post held
- Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Insurers Dr Sanjeeva Gupta works with
Dr Sanjeeva Gupta works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
Dr Sanjeeva Gupta does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Sanjeeva Gupta does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Sanjeeva Gupta does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.