Dr Aggarwal obtained his medical degree from a prestigious Medical College in New Delhi, India, initially qualifying as a respiratory physician in 1997. He then developed an interest in anaesthetics and pain management, and after completing a postgraduate program in the specialty, he came over to the UK for further training. He gained advanced training in pain management at various distinguished centres of excellence, including Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, King’s College Hospital, St George’s Hospital, and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals.

He then completed a research fellowship program in spinal cord stimulation implants at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. Dr Aggarwal started working as a consultant in pain management at Charing Cross Hospital London where he took an initiative to set up and lead an opioid clinic for chronic pain patients at risk of substance abuse in addition to treating routine pain patients. He is currently working as a consultant at East Surrey Hospital, Redhill to where he moved for a better work life balance.

Dr Aggarwal’s areas of expertise include management of patients with sciatica pain, neuropathic pain (nerve Pain), complex regional pain syndrome, headaches, chronic back and neck pain of musculoskeletal and spinal origin.

Dr Aggarwal is proficient in performing a variety of procedures under X-Rays as well as ultrasound guidance ranging from nerve root, facet joint, sacroiliac joint, trigger point and epidural injections, as well as radiofrequency treatment for chronic neck, back, shoulder and knee pain, he also performs peripheral nerve blocks, for nerve pain, headaches, facial pain, abdominal pain, and pelvic pain. He also performs adhesiolysis for complex back pain.

Additional Information

Medical qualifications MBBS, FCARCSI, FFPMRCA, FIPP

 

Year of qualification 1997

 

Current memberships Royal College of Anaesthetists, Faculty of Pain Medicine, General Medical Council (GMC), Spine intervention society