Dr Rahul Bhansali

Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management

MBBS, DA (Mum), FCAI (Ireland) DPM (Ireland), CIPS (USA)

Dr Bhansali is a Anaesthetic and Pain Management Consultant at circle treatment centre. He has graduated from India in 2000 and completed his specialist training from Nottingham university hospitals and  attained fellowship from College of Anaesthetist of Ireland. He has trained in Nottingham where he gained experience in complex spinal problems and neuromodulation.

He is a consultant in Chesterfield Royal Hospital where he practices anaesthetics and pain management.  He attained Diploma in pain medicine from College of Anaesthetists of Ireland.

Dr Bhansali works in both NHS and private sector. He treats patients with degenerative spine disease, back and neck pain, shoulder pain and sciatica, knee and hip pains, Myofascial pain, abdominal pain. Although he believes in multidimensional pain management and feels that patient education is a main pillar of management, he has special interests which include interventional pain management, advanced radio frequency ablation pain therapies to aid with rehabilitation process.

He is qualified to do procedures under x-ray and ultrasound guidance.  He has also attained further certification of interventional pain sonology (CIPS) from WIP.

He is a member of World Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography (WAPMU), World institute of Pain (WIP), Spine Intervention Society (SIS), European Society of Regional Anaesthesia (ESRA). He teaches on national and

He has special interest in pain arising from degenerative joint diseases including shoulder osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis knee & hip osteoarthritis.

Dr Bhayani specializes in the radiofrequency treatment of genicular nerves to reduce the pain arising from the painful joints.

Dr Bhansali is qualified in both ultrasound guided pain injections and
X –ray guided interventional pain procedures. In addition to detailed medical assessment he offers treatments like medications, nerve block injection, cooled and conventional radiofrequency treatment.

He is actively involved in educating trainee doctors and pain physicians from across the world by teaching them Ultrasound applications in regional anaesthesia, pain medicine and musculoskeletal medicine. He is engaging with the medical school to incorporate pain management into the curriculum.

Professional memberships:

Associate Fellow of Royal College of Anaesthetist
Member of World Institute of pain (WIP),
Member of Spine Intervention Society (SIS),
Member of European Society of Regional Anaesthesia (ESRA)

Member of World Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography (WAPMU)