Dr James Blackburn

Dr James Blackburn

Dr Jim Blackburn

Anaesthetics 04219831


  • 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

Qualified from the Royal Free Medical School in 1995. Dr Blackburn undertook advanced training in Pain Medicine at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queens Square, London. Dr. Blackburn has been working as a Consultant in the Pain Clinic at St Georges Hospital Tooting since 2005.

He is currently Clinical Lead for St Georges Hospital Pain Medicine Service as well as Co-lead for the Integrated Care Service for South West London Pain Management Pathway Development.

His area of expertise are in the following conditions: back pain; sciatica; neck pain; occipital neuralgia; neuropathic pain; non surgical management of frozen shoulder; osteoarthritis of the knee and whiplash injury. Dr Blackburn has a sub specialty interest in the management of Trigeminal Neuralgia.

Areas of interest

Pain Management; Trigeminal Neuralgia; Sciatica; Brachalgia; Occipital Neuralgia; Myofascial pain; Facet Joint Syndrome; Neuropathic pain; Nociceptive pain; non surgical management of Frozen Shoulder; Neck pain; Low Back pain; Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

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Procedures completed

  • A5211

    Epidural injection (caudal) - (5-50)

  • A7352

    Local anaesthetic blockade of named major nerve or plexus +/- Image guidance (as sole procedure) - (5-50)

  • A7300

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

  • A5790

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

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