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Dr Lourdes Gaspar

The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY10 7AG

Contact Person: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
Qualifications: MB ChB FRCA FIPP FFPMRCA
Phone: 0845 556 1270
Fax: 0845 556 1223
Occupation: Pain Medicine Specialist

Dr Lourdes Gaspar MB ChB FRCA FIPP FFPMRCA

   

Pain Medicine Specialist

Clinical Experience

I was appointed to my Consultant Post in 1998 and have been the Lead Clinician in Chronic Pain Medicine at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry. This is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in treating musculoskeletal disorders and diseases.

My previous training and experience includes a Clinical Lectureship in Chronic Pain Medicine at the University of Liverpool.

I am only one of a handful (30 or so) of Pain Physicians in the UK holding the Fellowship of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP). This is awarded after examination by the World Institute of Pain. This is recognised as the as the benchmark for excellence in Interventional Pain Practice.

I specialise in chronic pain after spinal cord injury and post-surgical persistent pain.

I served on the Executive Board of the UK division of the World Institute of Pain.

I am an invited speaker at Pain Medicine meetings/conferences at both a local and national level. Furthermore, I have also taught at internationally recognised cadaveric workshops as a demonstrator to aspiring Pain Specialists.

Medico Legal Experience

I have been writing Medico legal reports since 2006.

I have attained the Cardiff University and Bond Solon Certification as an expert Witness in Civil Law

Areas of expertise relating to Personal Injury and Medical Negligence

  • Spinal cord injury and chronic pain
  • Post-Surgical Persistent pain
  • Chronic back pain
  • Chronic whiplash type injury
  • Complex regional pain syndromes and Neuropathic pain
  • Trauma and Surgical induced Fibromyalgia
  • Abdominal and pelvic pain
  • Facial Pain
  • Cancer pain
  • Consent issues relating to surgery and resultant chronic pain
  • Interventional pain procedures and Neuromodulation
  • Pharmacological management of pain problems and Iatrogenic opioid mismanagement

I accept instructions from claimant or defendant. The usual turnaround time for completed reports is approximately 4 - 6 weeks

Appointments are available: London and South East, West Midlands (Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, and Shropshire), North and Mid Wales, North West (Chester, Liverpool, and Manchester), Gloucestershire, Bristol, Oxford, Cambridge.