Professor Roman Cregg is Consultant in Spine, Pelvic and Pain Medicine. Professor Cregg obtained his Ph.D. in Neurosciences (Pain) in 2012 from Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, University College London. He completed training in anaesthesia rotating between King's College London, University College London, Chase Farm and Barnet and the Royal Free Hospitals. His Advanced Pain Medicine Fellowship was based at the lmperial School, London and he held appointments at Chelsea and Westminster, Hillingdon and The Royal Marsden Hospitals.
Professor Cregg went further supplementing his sub-specialty pain training with attachments to Guys' and St Thomas' hospitals (advanced neuromodulation) and Cleveland Clinic, USA (interventional management of headaches) before taking up his current post as a Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and UCH. His research interests are pain channelopathies, painful peripheral neuropathies, genetics of chronic pain, personalised analgesia, and the use of ketamine as an analgesic drug.
Areas of expertise
- Musculoskeletal medicine
- Spinal pain
- Second opinion
- Complex unexplained pain conditions
- Pelvic/abdominal chronic pain
- Neuropathic pain
Current and recent appointments
- Consultant in Pain Medicine, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
- Honorary Associate Professor, Department for Targeted Interventions, Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London
- President, Ukrainian Medical Association of the UK (UMAUK)
- Principal Investigator, Institute of Neurology, University College London
- Director, MSc Pain Management, Division of Surgery, University College London, UK