Dr Arif Ghazi

Anaesthetics 04302665


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Ghazi graduated from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College, University of London in 1996. He completed his training in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine on the Imperial rotation, London. He completed his postgraduate training as a Fellow in Pain Medicine at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square. He also undertook fellowship training at Maastricht, Netherlands, where he passed by examination the American Board recognised Fellowship of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP).

Dr Ghazi was appointed Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthetics to Whipps Cross University Hospital and St Bartholomew’s Health NHS Trust in 2011. He has been Clinical Lead for Pain Services since 2012 and works exclusively in Pain Medicine. He has chaired the advisory panel on community opioid prescribing in North East London. He actively leads in teaching at all levels, undergraduate anaesthetic lead and examiner in Medicine MBBS Finals for the University of London, anaesthetic and advanced pain trainees in the London Deanery and internationally through the World Institute of Pain. He works with the International association for the study of pain (IASP) for the Pain in developing countries group in Bangladesh.

Dr Ghazi has lectured nationally and internationally and has published widely in both journals and textbooks on Pain Medicine. His main interests are chronic headache and neck pain, abdominal and pelvic visceral pain, neuropathic pain, musculo-skeletal and back pain including whiplash injuries and cancer pain. His private practice is based at The Pain Unit, the Wellington Hospital.

Areas of interest

Minimally invasive procedures to manage:
Chronic Headaches and Facial pain;
Back pain, Neck pain including whiplash injuries;
Shoulder pain and rotator cuff injuries;
Abdominal and Pelvic visceral pain;
Neuropathic pain;
Cancer pain; including neuromodulation with spinal cord stimulation

Medical secretaries

  • Michelle Bennett
  • The Platinum Medical Centre First Floor, Outpatients Wellington Hospital 15-17 Lodge Road London NW8 7JA
  • 020 3368 6001
  • 020 3368 6002
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Procedures completed

  • A7352

    Local anaesthetic blockade of named major nerve or plexus +/- Image guidance (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • A7300

    Radiofrequency (including pulsed denervation), cryoprobe or phenol for permanent lesion of named peripheral nerve +/- image guidance - (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

  • A5790

    Sacroiliac joint injection under image guidance (and bilateral) - (1-5)

  • A5210

    Epidural injection (lumbar) - (1-5)

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