Dr Anand Natarajan

MBBS MD FRCA DESAIC FFPMRCA FANZCA FFPMANZCA
Pain Specialist & Anaesthetist

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Queensland Southport, Tugun
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Dr Anand Natarajan is a specialist in the management of Chronic Pain and Anaesthetics.

He has equal interest in interventional and noninterventional aspects of Pain Management and believes in Multidimensional Management of Pain that takes into consideration the Biopsychosocial profile of his patients.

He started his career as a consultant in Anaesthesia in India after he had obtained a MD in the year 2000. Since 2002, he has been working for the NHS. He underwent training in various University Hospitals including the Manchester Royal Infirmary, Salford Royal Foundation Trust, University Hospital Aintree, Northwick Park Hospital, London and Walton Centre Liverpool. During this period he acquired the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetics, FRCA.
Soon after that he qualified and acquired the Diploma of the European Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive care. He was the lead in Pain Medicine at the Wirral University Teaching Hospitals.
Anand is keenly interested and involved in academics and teaching. He started as a lecturer in Anaesthetics in India and at Wirral University Teaching Hospitals was the supervisor of training in Pain Management. He led the pain training there which involved medical students, anaesthetic trainees and the Fellowship for Pain Management Programme.

Anand has strong interests in managing chronic pain including but not limited to lower back, spine pain, chronic post surgical pain, shoulder and knee joint pain. He performs a number of diagnostic blocks often followed by radio frequency procedures along with spinal cord stimulation for indicated conditions. He treats acute and chronic cancer and non cancer pain.