• Chronic pain and Anaesthesiology


  • 7th Floor, KLSMC

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  • More about Dr. Maya

    Dr. Maya Nagaratnam, a Pain and Anaesthetic consultant, divides her time between the private sector and government hospital with a teaching commitment at HUKM. She completed both her undergraduate and postgraduate training in the United Kingdom and further sub specialised in internationally renowned centres in the UK; the National Hospital of Neurology and Neuroscience in London and St. Mary’s Imperial College Hospital London.

    She has worked as a pain and anaesthetic consultant at University College London Hospital and benefited from mentoring and training under leading pelvic pain specialist Dr. Andrew Baranowski and facial pain and headache expert Prof Zakrzewska.

    She is one of the few consultants in Malaysia to be admitted into the General Medical Council specialist register in the UK. She has an academic interest and is widely published. In addition she is a mentor and tutor for clinical leadership programmes in the UK and trains Masters Students in Ultrasound guided interventional procedures. Dr. Maya is also a British Medical Acupuncture trained acupuncturist and offers treatments based on western dry needling.

    Her ethos is that ongoing chronic pain is now recognised as a disease and should be treated as such, in accordance with the World Health Organisation and International Association for Study of pain medicine ideals.

    1. 2013. Endometriosis Associated Pelvic Pain Syndrome, British Journal of Pain, in press. J Cambitzi, M Nagaratnam.
    2. 2013. Chronic Pelvic and Urogenital Pain, Journal of Urology News, Mac/Apr vol17. Nagaratnam M.
    3. 2009. Effects of acute and chronic ketamine administration upon components of semantic priming. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology 2009 Apr;29(2):124-33 .Stefanovic A, Brandner B, Klassen E, Cregg R, Nagaratnam M, Bromley L, Das RK, Rossell SL, Morgan C, Curran HV.
    4. 2008. Assessment and Treatment of Pain in children for the generalist. British Journal of Hospital medicine 69(4):211-3 Snidvongs S, Nagaratnam M, and Stephens R.
    5. 2008.  Book chapter; Chapter 8 Interventional Techniques for Chronic Pain In Oxford Pain Management Library – Chronic Pain edited by Dickman A, Simpson K H. Oxford University Press (8) pg 93-118. Nagaratnam M, Brandner B.
    6. 2007.Prescribing analgesia for the acute post surgical patient. British Journal of Hospital Medicine;   Medical Careers, Jan; 68(1):M7, M10. Nagaratnam M, H Sutton, R. Stephens.