Dr. Nicholas Chua

MBBS, MMed (Anaesthesia), FAMS (Anaesthesia)

17 Years Experience

Prior to Specialist Pain International Clinic, Dr Nicholas Chua was Consultant in the Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), Singapore where he served as Head of Acute Pain Service. Dr Nicholas Chua graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) and obtained his Masters of Medicine (Anaesthesiology) in Singapore. He completed his advanced specialist training in Anaesthesiology in TTSH, Singapore.Pursuing his sub-specialty interest, he completed his Fellowship of Interventional Pain Physician (FIPP) accreditation in 2007 by the World Institute of Pain (WIP) in Memphis-Tennessee, United States of America. He is a certified Diplomate with the American Academy of Pain Management (DAAPM) and have also undergone training and certification in Quantitative Sensory Testing (QST) for pain diagnostics in Bochum, Germany.He completed his PhD doctorate thesis with the Radboud University Medical Centre of Nijmegen, The Netherlands and his PhD book is titled “QST observations in Chronic Neck Pain:Towards a mechanism-orientated approach to Cervicogenic Headache”.Dr Chua is an active reviewer for various journals including The Lancet, Neurosurgery, Neuromodulation, BJA, Pain Practice, Annals of Academy of Medicine-Singapore and The Open Pain Journal. He is currently the Associate Editor in the journal Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Spine & Neurosurgery and World Journal of Anesthesiology. Dr Chua is a member of several professional organizations including the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, World Institute of Pain (WIP), American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM) and the Singapore Society of Anaesthesiology.He serves as a committee member in the Pain Association of Singapore and is a member of the scientific committee of the 7th World Congress of Pain organised by the World Institute of Pain (WIP) to be held in Maastricht, The Netherlands in 2014.

Orchard, Singapore

Specialist Pain International Clinic @ Mt Elizabeth

3 Mount Elizabeth, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, #12-03, Singapore 228510., Singapore

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Mon - Fri

09:00 - 06:00

Sat

09:00 - 12:00

$ 150

Novena, Singapore

Specialist Pain International Clinic @ Irrawaddy Road

38 Irrawaddy Road, Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Medical Centre, #07-22, Singapore 329563., Singapore

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Mon - Fri

09:00 - 06:00

Sat

09:00 - 01:00

$ 150

Services

Epidural Injections
Selective Nerve Root Injections
Spinal Endoscopy
Facet Joint Injections
Radiofrequency ablation
Intervertebral Disc Procedures
Sympathetic Nerve Blocks
Sympathetic Nerve Neurolysis
Neuromodulation
Vertebral Interventions for Compression Fractures
Joint Injections
Botox Injections for Muscle Pain
Intravenous Medication
Bursa Injections

Specializations

Anesthesiologist

Education

MBBS - National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2000
MMed (Anaesthesia) - National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2005
FAMS (Anaesthesia) - Academy of Medicine, Singapore

Memberships

Academy of Medicine, Singapore
World Institute of Pain (WIP)
American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM)
Singapore Society of Anaesthesiology
Pain Association of Singapore

Registrations

M09439J Singapore Medical Council,
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