Dr Vivek Mehta

Dr Vivek Mehta

Anaesthetics 05197270

  • 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 Mehta is currently the Clinical Network Director of Pain Services Barts Health NHS Trsut, a combination of several hospitals and community care services in London, one of the largest institution in UK. He also heads the the Academic Pain Medicine division of the Trust and is honorary senior lecturer at William Harvey Institute and Queen Mary University, London.
His current portfolio includes 17 projects including three NIHR trials. He is the Chief Investigator of the NIHR Health Technology Assessment facet joint study for back pain that has been commissioned by the NIHR to formulate interventional strategy in non-specific back pain management.
Dr Mehta has been appointed as an examiner for Fellowship of Pain Medicine (FFPMRCA) by the Royal Court of Examiners of Faculty of Pain Medicine (FFPM) and Royal College of Anaesthesia (RCOA)
He has been elected as a council member of NSUKI (Neuromodulation Society of UK and Ireland) in 2016 and re-elected for second term in 2019. He has been involved in supporting and drafting commissioning policies for neuromodulation by NHS England, particularly for headache services. He is an eminent speaker and has several invited lectures including IASP Yokohama 2016 and further topical workshops in 2014, 2015 and 2016 at British Pain Society annual scientific meetings, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 NSUKI annual meetings.
He has lectured over 100 clinical and academic meetings and has published extensively in the field of pain. His work on functional and restorative neurostimulation has been recognised by the international neuromodulation society and received one of the top 5 researches in World Congress for year 2017. He was an invited speaker at North American Neuromodulation Society 2017,2018 and 2019

Areas of interest

Lower back pain; Headache / migraine; Neck pain; Peripheral nerve disorders; Sports injuries; Hyperextension / hyperflexion of spine ('whiplash'); Radiofrequency ablation; Epidural injections; Foot pain; Football injuries; Disc disease; Sciatica; Coccyx; Peripheral nerve blocks; Leg pain; Nerve compression; Fibromyalgia; Back pain; Cancer pain; Pain management;
Spinal cord stimulation; Occipital nerve stimulation

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Procedures completed

  • A5790

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

  • W9040

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

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