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Dr Arasu Rayen - Anaesthetics

Based at: Rowley Hall Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

- Lower back and neck pain including whiplash
- Chronic spinal pain and spinal injections 
- Postspinal surgery pain 
- Chronic pain due to arthritis of joints - shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
- Nerve pain(neuropathic pain) due to nerve injury
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
- Nerve pain following shingles (Post herpetic Neuralgia)
- Chronic pain following trauma
- Chronic pain following surgery
- Chronic abdominal pain
- Chronic pelvic pain
- Chronic headache
- Ultrasound guided injections


Academic background

Dr Rayen is an expert in pain management and anaesthetics and specialises in lower back and neck pain, chronic spinal pain and spinal injections and chronic pain due to arthritis of joints.

Dr Rayen's qualifications include: 
MBBS – 1991
Diploma in Anaesthesia (Ind) – 1994 
Diploma in Anaesthesia (UK) – 1997 
FRCA – 1998
MSc in Pain Management (Leicester Univ) – 2008
FFPMRCA – 2007
PG Certificate in Medical Education - 2014
Fellow of Higher Education Academy - 2014


Professional Memberships

- Royal College Of Anaesthetists
- Association of Anaesthetists of GreatBritain and Ireland
- British Pain Society
- West Midlands Pain Society (Committee Member)

Dr Rayen is currently the Editor of Pain News, the official publication ofthe British Pain Society, an alliance of professionals advancing theunderstanding an management of pain for the benefit of the patients.


NHS base

City Hospital Birmingham