Dr Rafik Sedra

Dr Rafik Sedra

Anaesthetics 07233332


  • 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

Dr Rafik Sedra is a highly accomplished and experienced consultant in pain medicine at Frimley NHS trust, who specialises in lower back pain, neck pain, sciatica, pelvic pain, post-operative pain, fibromyalgia and joint pain (shoulder, hip and knee pain).

Dr Sedra, who notably obtained an MSc in anaesthesia, also possesses expertise in sciatica, regional anaesthesia, shoulder pain, frozen shoulder, cancer pain, chronic pain, and radiofrequency intervention, but to mention a few. Dr Sedra successfully undertook intensive and specialist training in chronic pain and anaesthetics at Oxford School of Anaesthesia and his chronic pain training at Guy’s & St Thomas' Hospital in London.

He has, to-date, published a significant amount of peer-reviewed articles in established medical journals, and is actively involved in teaching trainees on a daily basis. He is working at Frimley NHS trust and is a consultant in chronic pain and anaesthesia. He works regularly at pain clinics and has received great interest in interventional pain procedures. He believes that chronic pain is better managed through a holistic approach, which means managing biological, psychological and social aspects of pain.

Areas of interest

Lower back pain - Medial branches blocks and radiofrequency
Neck pain- Medial branches blocks and radiofrequency
Botox injections for Migraines (non cosmetic)
Sympathetic blocks ( Coeliac, lumbar, superior hypogastric, ganglion impar)
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
Epidural infiltration
Epiduroplasty for spinal canal stenosis/ post laminectomy pain syndrome
Post abdominal surgery pain - injections and radiofrequency
Testicular pain treatment
Chronic endometriosis pain
Coccydynia - Coccyx radiofrequency
Joint injections - Shoulder/Hip/knee - injection/radiofrequency
Joint pain
Lidocaine administration for fibromyalgia and cluster headaches
Neuropathic pain
Peripheral nerve block
Radiofrequency denervation

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My qualifications & training
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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • A5790

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

  • 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)

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