Dr John Williams is Clinical Director at the Department Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine, Royal Derby Hospital in Derby. He is also Associate Professor & Honorary Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine and Clinical Director MRC/ARUK Centre at the University of Nottingham and Derby Hospitals Foundation Trust, Derby.
Dr Williams has over ten years of experience working as a consultant in the fields of anaesthesia and pain management. He runs a busy pain clinic seeing in excess of five hundred chronic pain patients per annum, during which he diagnoses and manages the majority of commonly seen pain conditions. He is familiar and competent in performing a wide spectrum of pain interventional procedures including, but not limited to: facet median nerve injection and denervation (lumbar, thoracic and cervical), sacroiliac joint injection and denervation, peripheral nerve injections, lumbar and cervical epidural injection, suprascapular nerve denervation.
Dr Williams is also an Associate Professor of Anaesthesia and Pain Management and has developed research interests in the areas of pain management, pain therapies and musculoskeletal performance. Widely published in the fields of anaesthesia, pain management and ageing with over 100 publications and presentations. He is also active in research, and holds research grants as applicant or co-applicant totalling over £3 million. Over the past four years he has supervised ten research fellows to higher degrees.
Dr Williams writes approximatley thirty medical reports per year and receives instruction from solicitors acting for claimants and defendants.He is aware of the civil procedure rules (CPR), the requirements of Part 35 and Practice Direction 35, and has received training on the Civil Procedures Rules and preparation of written evidence from Bond Solon. In addition, he is an NCAS investigator and has been involved in investigating several internal investigations at the Royal Derby Hospital.
British Medical Association The Royal College of Anaesthetists Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland European Society Anaesthesia International Association for the Study of Pain Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine Royal College of Anaesthetists General Medical Council Medical Defence Union