Key Information:

  • Kindly bring a  Referral Letter  from GP, Consultant or Physio. Please bring with you a list of current Medications / MRI Reports / MRI Discs etc. at the time of Consultation.

  •  New Consultation              Fee for Self Paying patient  = £180 *

  •  Follow up Consultation    Fee for Self Paying patient  = £120 *

  •   *Consulting Rooms may charge some additional admin costs. Fees are same irrespective of type of Consultation i.e Face to Face / telephonic / video

 

  • Patients covered by  Private Heath Insurance  have to obtain an  Authorisation  from their Insurance provider prior to booking the Consultation. Patients will have to pay Fees as mentioned above if their Insurer decides not to cover Chronic Pain Treatments.

  • Pain Clinic Consultation Fee does not include any procedures. If any Procedure is required, the relevant fees will be invoiced by the Clinic. Most procedures are planned & performed in Theatre & X Ray suite

 

 
Common Pain Conditions we Diagnose & Manage:
Facet Joint Pain
Occipital Neuralgia
Neuropathic Pain
Sacro Iliac Joint Pain
Trigeminal Neuralgia 
Neck Pain
Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Sciatica / Radiculopathy
Chronic Post Surgical Pain
Spinal Stenosis
Pelvic / Scrotal Pain
Hip Arthritis
Shingles  Pain
Whiplash Injury Disorder
Cancer Pain
Knee Arthritis
Myofascial Pain Syndrome
 

Dr Niranjan Chogle

Dr Niranjan Chogle

Dr N Chogle is a fully trained Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia. He is based in the Ulster Hospital as a Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine.

 

His private practice is based in three clinics:

  • Kingsbridge Healthcare Group, Belfast

  • Ulster Independent Clinic, Belfast  &

  • Orthoderm Clinic, Hillsborough, 

He caters to insured or self paying patients who seek relief from chronic pain.

Dr N Chogle graduated from India and underwent Anaesthesia & Cancer Pain training there. He undertook further training in the UK from 2002 till 2008, and joined as a Consultant Anaesthetist in Ulster Hospital in 2008.

He underwent Advanced Pain Training for one year in Aberdeen, Scotland.

 

He specialised in minimally invasive techniques which can help manage back pain or neck pain, potentially avoiding irreversible surgery on the spine. He gained valuable experience both in Neuromodulation and Radiofrequency (RF) denervation (a procedure which is widely used in modern pain medicine to burn or stun a nerve supplying a sore joint).

Qualifications:

FFPMRCA       2015   London

 

CCT                 2008   Northern Ireland

FCARCSI         2004   Dublin

MD                 1998  Nagpur India

MBBS             1995   Nagpur India

 

Pain Training:

Advanced Pain Training        2014    Aberdeen

Higher Pain Training              2013    Belfast

Basic Pain Training                 2005     Belfast

Membership of Pain Societies:

International Spine Intervention Society

British Pain Society

Dr Monica Chogle

Dr Monica Chogle is a fully trained Pain Consultant practicing in Northern Ireland.

 

Her private practice is based in:

 

  • Medical Associates, Belfast &

  • Kingsbridge Healthcare, Belfast

 

She graduated from India (MBBS), followed by post graduation (MD Anaesthetics). Following her post graduation she underwent further higher training in cancer pain.

She undertook further training in UK and was awarded CCT in Anaesthetics. She also underwent Advanced Pain Training in N Ireland.

She has been practicing Pain Medicine in Antrim Hospital since 2011.

She specialises in  low back and neck pain management. She has a keen interest in management of widespread pain syndromes such as fibromyalgia which are very difficult to treat. Her special interests are pelvic pain in female patients and chronic post surgical pain. She is trained in Botox injections for Migraines and myofascial pain.

She follows the biopsycho-social approach in chronic pain management. She helped develop the Pain Management Programme(PMP)  in Northern HSC Trust. 

Qualifications:

AFFPM          Associate Fellow of Faculty of Pain Medicine, London

 

CCT                 2010   Northern Ireland

FCARCSI         2005   Dublin

MD                 1999  Nagpur India

MBBS             1996   Nagpur India

 

Pain Training:

Advanced Pain Training        2010    Belfast

Higher Pain Training              2009    Belfast

Membership of Pain Societies:

Faculty Of Pain Medicine

British Pain Society

Northern Ireland Pain Society

Pain Services Offered

 Initial Assessment & Examination

 

A thorough Pain History and examination will help us establish a cause and contributors for the Pain.

Medication Review and advice on Safe Wean of medications.
It helps to optimise medication use and reduce risks associated with long term use
Diagnostic Injections

 

These injections help us confirm or rule out a particular joint or nerve as a cause of Pain

Epidurals

 

These are performed under X Ray guidance to target the medicines to specific levels of the cervical or lumbar spine

Facet Joint & SacroIliac Joint Injections

These injections are performed under X Ray guidance to deposit medicines near painful facet joints in the spine

Radiofrequency Denervation

 

This procedure enables us to burn the nerve which transmit the pain form facet joints in the spine. Pain relief will last much longer than steroid injections alone

BOTOX Injections

 

These injections are beneficial in Migraines,  Trigeminal Neuralgia, Facial Pains, & recurrent muscle spasms

Pulsed Radiofrequency

 

This procedure enables us to stun the nerve which transmit the pain form scars, joints and muscles. Quality of Pain relief is better and benefit last much longer than steroid injections alone

LIDOCAINE Infusions

 

These infusions can help break the pain cycle in patients with severe neuropathic pain & some Fibromyalgia suferers when other medications have been ineffective 

Trigger Point Injections

 Targeted Local Anaesthetic injections  can give short term relief in  Myofascial Pain & Scar Pain

 

Clinic Locations: Dr Niranjan Chogle

Friday morning at
Wednesday afternoon at
Wednesday morning at

Orthoderm Clinic

2 Ballynahinch Road

Hillsborough  BT26 6AR

Tele- 028 92680940

The Ulster Independent Clinic

245 Stranmillis Road,

Belfast, BT9 5JH

Tele- 02890687444

Kingsbridge Healthcare Group Outpatient Pain Clinic

6 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6AN

Tele- 02890667878

Clinic Location: Dr Monica Chogle

Friday morning at

Medical Associates

25 Derryvolgie Avenue, Belfast

BT9 6FN

Tele- 028-90382202

Clinic Email: secretary@medical-associates.co.uk

 

Email Dr Niranjan Chogle

(For preliminary enquiries ONLY)

Email Dr Monica Chogle

(For preliminary enquiries ONLY)

 

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