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Dr Deepak Ravindran

Founder / Director / Partner

Consultant Pain and MSK Medicine

Role: Director/Founder Partner Berkshire Pain Clinic

Qualifications: MD, FRCA. FFPMRCA. FIPP, DipBSLM/IBLM, BA (Hons) Management

Affiliations / memberships: Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of Royal College of Anaesthetists

He is the Chief Medical Officer for Boutros Bear from 2022.

Member of the British Pain Society

Member of the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine

Personalised Care Institute Ambassador

Fellow of the faculty of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP)

Visiting Lecturer Reading University

Clinical Lead for Pain Medicine and Longcovid, Royal Berkshire Hospital

With over 20 years of specialist experience, Dr Deepak Ravindran firmly believes that pain conditions should be treated as early as possible, with the appropriate use of multidisciplinary techniques to improve patient quality of life. His clinic offers a comprehensive service, starting with expert diagnosis and followed up by high quality medical treatment that is complemented by good support from specialists in physiotherapy and psychology. Dr. Deepak Ravindran has a trauma informed ‘upstreamist’ approach to pain practice and has helped set up the community pain service in Berkshire (IPASS) in 2015 and the Berkshire Longcovid Integrated Service (BLIS) in 2020.

The Pain Free Mindset Book by Dr Deepak Ravindran

Dr Deepak Ravindran

Consultant Pain, MSK and Lifestyle Medicine

Consultant and Expert in Longcovid (Post COVID Syndrome)

Author of the Amazon Best Seller The Pain Free Mindset

Treatments Offered

  • Steroid injections
  • Epidurals into neck, upper and lower back
  • Facet joint injections
  • Nerve blocks
  • Diagnostic back injections
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Radiofrequency Denervation of cervical and lumbar facets and sacroiliac joints
  • Peripheral joint injections(shoulder, knee, hip, elbow)
  • Prolotherapy injections
  • Hypertonic dextrose injections
  • Platelet Rich Plasma injections
  • Trigger point injections
  • Hyaluronic Acid injections
  • Ultrasound and x-ray guided injections
  • Advice and guidance about Holistic therapies including physiotherapy / psychology / acupuncture / Osteopathic treatments
  • IV lidocaine infusions for nerve pain

Qualifications & Interests


Dr Ravindran brings a very high level of training and experience to the important task of patient care. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, and a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust. He has also completed the Lifestyle Medicine Diploam in 2020 thus making him the only specialist in Thames Valley with board certification in Pain, Musculoskeletal Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine.

He has been one of the main consultants in setting up the award winning NHS community service IPASS in 2015 and also set up the Circle Fibromyalgia Rehabilitation Clinic in 2017.

In 2020, he also set up the Berkshire Longcovid Integrated Service for the NHS in Berkshire and is the local expert in Longcovid management.

He completed his Management Honours degree from Henley Business School in 2022 and was awarded the National Apprentice of the Year for 2021 by Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Prior to taking up his current Consultant’s post, Dr Ravindran studied for his advanced fellowship in Pain Medicine at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, and University College London. Before this he trained as a Specialist Registrar in Anaesthesia in the Oxford region.

Dr Ravindran completed his early medical training at one of India’s most prestigious teaching hospitals, the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research. He also completed his MD from the same institute in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care.


Today, his areas of special clinical expertise include treatment of neck and back pain, fibromyalgia, neuropathic pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and cancer pain.

Along with utilising a full complement of pharmacological treatments for pain, Dr. Ravindran also performs a variety of interventional procedures such as epidural, facet and sacroiliac joint injections, radiofrequency lesioning, and sympathetic and peripheral nerve blocks guided by X-ray and ultrasound. He also is one of the few pain specialists to offer prolotherapy and regenerative therapies such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for the management of painful difficult to treat soft tissue injuries.

Dr Ravindran stays up to date with latest developments in his field, as a Member of the British Pain Society and the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) and the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine.

He is passionate about pain education and improving pain and health literacy and is an author and speaker. For more information about his work, please click here to go his author website. He has presented at various conferences both in the UK and in Europe and has spoken on various pain management topics to Healthcare professionals (GPs, Nurses, medical students, junior doctors) and also to patients.

He lives in Berkshire with his wife and 2 kids and enjoys running and tennis and is a huge movie lover.

Board Memberships and Affliations

He is on the clinical board at Curable, MyPain, and The Leva Clinic. He is also part of the Footsteps Festival team and a FlippinPain Friend. He is on the advisory board for PainD.


  • Spire Dunedin Hospital
    16, Bath Road, Reading RG1 6NS
  • Circle Hospital Reading
    100, Drake Way, RG2 0NE


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