Professor Saxena, Fellow of Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anesthetists, has a Masters degree in Pain Management (MSc), from Cardiff University, to complement his broad based clinical experience. is currently a Consultant in Pain Management and Anaesthetics in Cwm Taf University hospitals. He is the clinical lead for inpatient pain management. He has also led the development of a South Wales’ Network of Acute Pain teams (SwNAP) to raise the standards of inpatient pain management.
Professor Saxena is also a Senior Lecturer in Neurosciences at Cardiff University and actively involved in research. His main research interests are in understanding pain perception and improving clinical outcomes of various pain therapies. He has presented at national and international scientific meetings and regularly gets invited to talk about pain management to medical students and colleagues of other specialties.
Professor Saxena is keenly involved in Pain management training and is the local pain medicine educational supervisor of junior doctors training in pain medicine.
Professor Saxena manages all chronic non-malignant pain conditions and is fully trained trained in expert witness report writing.