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Dr Stephen Humble
MBChB, MSc, PhD, FCARCSI
Pain Management
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About

Dr Stephen Humble is a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Charing Cross Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust London. He qualified in Medicine at the University of Aberdeen in 2000. His postgraduate training was in the UK and Australia. He has also completed a MSc at the University of Edinburgh in 2010 and a PhD in Neuroscience in 2012. Dr Humble’s area of specialist expertise is in Interventional Spinal Medicine and he has performed thousands of epidurals and other spinal injections over the last 16 years or so.

Dr Humble was featured on the BBC1 Programme ‘Health: Truth or Scare’ and has published numerous medical and scientific papers in high-level journals and spoken about his work at many conferences and meetings.  Through his research he has adopted cutting edge techniques that are only performed by a small number of specialised doctors such as radiofrequency therapy for spinal pain and nerve entrapment syndromes as well as capsaicin patch therapy for painful peripheral neuropathy. Dr Humble is also a medicolegal expert witness for the courts and has advised on a number of complex cases related to his area of work.

Dr Humble is registered with all the main insurance companies.



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Medical Procedures


1.    Transforaminal Epidurals
2.    Nerve root injection
3.    Facet joint Medial Branch Blocks
4.    Facet joint radiofrequency denervation
5.    Sacroiliac joint injections
6.    Sacroiliac joint radiofrequency denervation (Simplicity Procedure)
7.    Neuromodulation
8.    Joint injections with cortisone or hyaluronic acid
9.    Nerve therapy for Migraines
10.  Qutenza patch therapy for painful peripheral neuropathy

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Special Interests

Spinal Medicine

Acute and Chronic Back pain
Sciatica (pinched nerve in the spine)
Facet joint syndrome
Neck Pain
Whiplash injury pain
Coccydynia (pain and sensitivity of the tailbone)
Spinal Disc Herniation (slipped disc)
Spondylolisthesis (misalignment of the vertebrae)
Brachalgia (arm pain)
Sacroiliac Joint Pain
Sacroiliitis
Joint Pain
Spinal conditions in athletes
Osteoarthritis
Piriformis syndrome
Painful chemotherapy induced neuropathy
 

Education

Spinal Intervention Society
General Medical Council

Harley Academy


International Association for the Study of Pain


British Pain Society


London Pain Forum


Fellow of the College of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland


Associate Fellow Royal College of Anaesthetists


Associate Fellow Faculty of Pain Medicine RCoA


British Medical Association


European Society of Regional Anaesthesia & Pain Therapy


Association of Anaesthetists of GB & Ireland


Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists


Scottish Society of Anaesthetists


Society for Neuroscience


Research Gate


Primary Medical Qualification

MB ChB 2000 University of Aberdeen

Specialist Register entry date
Anaesthetics From 18 Nov 2013

 

Further Qualifications

MSc in Pain Management University of Edinburgh 2012
PhD University of Dundee 2013
FCARCSI College of Anaesthetists, Royal College Surgeons of Ireland 2006

Level 7 Qualification in Injectables for Aesthetic Medicine, Harley Academy, London

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