Dr Udaya Kumar Chakka

Qualifications

MD, FCAI, FFPMRCA, EDRA

GMC number: 6083549

Practicing since: 1997

Specialties

Anaesthetics

Consultation times

  • Friday mornings
  • Other times by arrangement
  • Overview

Or call us on

07956 259033

About

Dr Chakka is a Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthetics at the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust and at Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital.

He qualified as a doctor from India in 1997, completed his Masters in Anaesthesia in 2001 and relocated to the UK in 2004. Having completed speciality training in Anaesthesia, he pursued his interest in pain medicine and completed advanced pain training in the North East of England. He then completed a post CCT fellowship in pain medicine at Leeds Teaching Hospitals.

Dr Chakka's pain management is based on comprehensive, evidence-based practice focusing on all aspects of long-term pain conditions. Treatments are personalised to suit patients’ needs. He offers ultrasound / x-ray guided interventions in addition to medical management.  

Special interests

Dr Chakka treats patients with axial back pain, sciatica, radicular pain, piriformis syndrome, widespread pain conditions, complex regional pain syndrome, shoulder pain, persistent knee pain, peripheral nerve pain, occipital neuralgia and headaches. 

He also offers facet joint blocks, medial branch blocks, sacroiliac joint injections, radiofrequency procedures, pulsed radiofrequency, nerve root injections, epidural injections, caudal blocks, sympathetic blocks, greater occipital nerve blocks, trigger point injections, peripheral nerve blocks and Lidocaine infusions.

Other interests

Ultrasound guided interventions.

Personal interests

Dr Chakka keeps active by going on walks in the countryside with his family and cycling at weekends.
He also enjoys meeting and going out with friends and organising social events in his spare time.

Languages spoken

English, Telugu

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Udaya Kumar Chakka at Nuffield Health

  • X-Ray Guided Facet Joint Injection
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Epidural injection for pain relief
  • Facet joint injections

Locations Dr Udaya Kumar Chakka works with

Related experience

Memberships

  • Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

Other post held

  • Consultant in Pain Medicine at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Insurers Dr Udaya Kumar Chakka works with

Dr Udaya Kumar Chakka works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

Declaration

Dr Udaya Kumar Chakka does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Udaya Kumar Chakka does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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