Dr Rahul Guru – Consultant in Pain Medicine
Dr Rahul Guru is a consultant in pain medicine and anaesthetics. After finishing his medical degree from India, he moved to Ireland and completed his anaesthetic training over there. Following this he undertook fellowships in pain medicine in Ireland and England and obtained excellent training in this sub-speciality. Dr Guru has been awarded the Fellowship in Anaesthesia and Diploma in Pain Medicine from the College of Anaesthetists of Ireland and its Faculty of Pain Medicine respectively.
Dr Guru has led and been invoved in many research projects and published numerous articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. He regularly attends conferences and workshops to keep himself updated on the last advances in the field of pain medicine. Dr Guru teaches pain medicine trainees and medical students and has been a faculty member on courses. He is responsible for training of junior doctors at the University Hospital of Wales.
Dr Guru works in the NHS as Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthetics at University Hospital of Wales and University Hospital Llandough. He treats patients with various types of chronic pain conditions and has a special interest in spinal pain, neuropathic (nerve) pain, headache, migraine (Botox for migraine) and cancer pain. He manages patients holistically and follows the biopsychosocial model of pain management.