Dr Michael Neil

Anaesthetics 06024653


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

Specialises in

  • Pain medicine


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

About me

I was appointed as a Consultant in Anaesthetics and Pain Medicine at Ninewells Hospital in 2010. In my Anaesthetic practice I routinely provide general or regional anaesthesia for patients undergoing Gynaecological, Plastic, General and Orthopaedic surgery.

I have a major interest in both Acute and Chronic pain management. I treat patients with a wide variety of acute pain problems in hospital and provide regular out-patient Pain clinics for the assessment and management of chronic pain.

I perform a wide variety of minimally invasive interventional pain management procedures for the treatment of back pain, sciatica, musculoskeletal pain, trigeminal neuralgia and peripheral nerve pain. I have a particular interest in minimally invasive interventional treatments for the management of pain from hip, knee and shoulder pain when surgery is not an option.

I believe that early assessment and utilising a multi-modal approach to treatment using physical, pharmacological and minimally invasive interventional approaches offers the best chance of a quick recovery and successful treatment.

Areas of interest

Acute pain; Chronic Pain; Lower back pain; Sciatica; phantom limb pain; Hip and knee osteoarthritis; neuropathic pain; Neck and shoulder pain; complex regional pain syndrome; post-herpetic neuralgia; trigeminal neuralgia; cluster headache; migraine; myofascial pain

Procedures & Codes I routinely perform:
Back pain-- lumbar epidural (A5210);Facet joint injections (A5751, A5761 and A5771); radio frequency denervation of lumbar facet joints (A5720, A5730);Sacro-iliac joint injection (A5790)
Hip and knee osteoarthritis- nerve block and cooled radiofrequency ablation (A7352, A7300);
Peripheral neuropathic pain - nerve block including greater occipital nerve, sphenopalatine ganglion, ilioinguinal nerve, lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh(A7352);
Myofascial pain and spasm including piriformis syndrome- trigger point injection (S5210)
Botox injection for peripheral neuropathic pain and chronic migraine

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Procedures completed

  • A5790

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

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - unilateral - (1-5)

  • X3770

    Intramuscular injection(s) with x-ray control (e.g. piriformis block) - (1-5)

  • A5211

    Epidural injection (caudal) - (1-5)

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