Dr Dan Mihaylov

Dr Dan Mihaylov

Consultant Dr Dan Mihaylov
Dr Dan Mihaylov
Position:
Clinical Lead for Chronic Pain Management
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management
Private Patient Unit Enquiries:
Email:
ppu@rnohppu.com
NHS Contact Details:
Email:
rno-tr.chronicpainservice@nhs.net
Telephone:
+44 (0)203 947 0043
Specialties:
Anaesthesia
Chronic Pain
Specialist clinical interests:
Pain arising from the spine (e.g. back pain, neck pain). Pain associated with spinal surgery. Neuropathic pain due to nerve injury. Pain arising from injury of the brachial plexus. Pain related to Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome. Dr Mihaylov undertakes spinal cord stimulation (SCS) to treat chronic pain states
Professional profile:

Dr Mihaylov is an experienced Consultant in Pain Management and Anaesthesia who is a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, UK.

Dr Mihaylov completed a recognised Fellowship in Advanced Pain Medicine in University College London Hospitals and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. 

Procedures / treatments undertaken:

  • Transforaminal epidural injections: lumbar, thoracic
  • Interlaminar epidural injections: lumbar, thoracic, cervical
  • Epidural injections via the caudal route
  • Percutaneous radiofrequency denervation of lumbar and cervical facet joints
  • Intra – articular facet joint injections: lumbar, cervical, thoracic
  • Thoracic intercostal nerve blocks
  • Sacroiliac joint intra – articular injections
  • Sacroiliac joint percutaneous radiofrequency denervations
  • Percutaneous radiofrequency denervations of knee genicular nerves
  • Shoulder suprascapular nerve blocks
  • Stellate ganglion blocks
  • Lumbar sympathetic block
  • Ganglion of impar blocks
  • Spinal cord stimulator trials
  • Implantation of spinal cord stimulators

Dr Mihaylov was appointed to a substantive Consultant post at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in 2015.

Education and training:
  • B.Sc (Hons) (2001): King’s College, University of London
  • MBBS (2003): St George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London
  • FRCA (2008): Royal College of Anaesthetists, London
  • FFPMRCA (2012): Pain Faculty of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London
Memberships:
British Society of Orthopaedic Anaesthetists
British Pain Society
Neuromodulation Society of the United Kingdom and Ireland
Publications:

Recent and important publications:

  • Privitera R, Birch R, Sinisi M, Mihaylov I, Leech R, Anand P Capsaicin 8% patch treatment for amputation stump and phantom limb pain: a clinical and functional MRI study. Journal of Pain Research. 2017.10:1623 - 1634
  • M Czernicki, I Mihaylov, B Nejad, S Kunnumpurath. G Kodumudi, N Vadivelu.  Intrathecal drug delivery for chronic pain management – scope, limitations and future. Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing. 2014. 28:4
  • I Mihaylov, S Balasubramanian, T Vasu. Chapter 3: Drugs, equipment, and basic principles of spinal interventions, In: Spinal Interventions in Pain Management (Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Pain Management), K Simpson, G Baranidharan, S Gupta ed. Oxford University Press, 23 – 36, 2011
  • Hori S, Mihaylov I, Vasconcelos JC, McCoubrie M.  Patterns of complementary and alternative medicine use amongst outpatients in Tokyo, Japan. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2008. 8:14
  • R Zarnegar, I Mihaylov, S Gulati. Sodium channel in the management of chronic pain – what are we all doing? British Journal of Pain. 2012. 47P
  • I Mihaylov, T Rajamanickam, I Suri. Persistent pain following Caesarean section; a retrospective questionnaire based survey of 150 women. International Journal Obstetric Anaesthesia. 2012.
  • I Mihaylov, S Balasubramanian. Monitoring and intravenous access for epidural injections in chronic pain management. Pain News. 2010. Summer Edition
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