Dr Thanthullu Vasu

Dr Thanthullu Vasu

Anaesthetics 05203749

  • 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 Vasu has been a Consultant in Pain Medicine in NHS since 2006. He specialises in a variety of chronic pain conditions in adults including spinal pain (back pain / neck pain), widespread pain including fibromyalgia, complex regional pain syndrome, neuropathic pain, abdominal/ visceral pain, chronic headaches etc. He has special expertise in managing pain and fatigue in Long COVID Syndrome. He has written various textbooks in chronic pain including books on Long COVID Syndrome and Fibromyalgia.

He does a variety of interventions and injections for pain conditions. His particular interest is in radiofrequency denervation injections for back and neck pain. He has experience in variety of pain injections, which he has performed in the NHS for more than 15 years as a Consultant.

Dr Vasu has won national award for the innovations in chronic pain which is quoted as an example for excellence in the website of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London.

Areas of interest

* Back pain
* Neck pain
* Head ache
* Abdominal pain
* Pain and fatigue in Long COVID Syndrome
* Knee pain
* Hip pain
* Sciatica
* Spinal injections
* Epidural injections
* Facet joint injections
* Radiofrequency and Pulsed radiofrequency denervations
* Injection treatment for chronic migraine including Botox injections
* Joint pain treatment (joint injections)
* Neuralgia (nerve pain) treatment
* Pain management injections for back and facet joints
* Steroids injections into the spine to help relieve pain
* Trigger injections
* Intravenous lignocaine infusions for widespread pain
* Peripheral nerve blocks
* Injections for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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Procedures completed

  • A7352

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

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