Tom Bendinger

Name: Dr Tom Bendinger

Job title: Consultant Anaesthetist

GMC number: 6161560

Specialty: Anaesthesia and pain management

Special interests: Anaesthesia for orthopaedic surgery

Years of first medical qualifications: 2006

Year of becoming a specialist: 2016

Year of joining Care UK: 2016

Languages spoken: English, Polish

Personal interests: Shotokan Karate, clay pigeon shooting, water sports.

Professional profile:

Dr Tom Bendinger trained in South Yorkshire and Midlands. He completed Pain Medicine fellowship in Sheffield and obtained Fellow of Faculty of Pain Medicine of Royal College of Anaesthetists qualification by the examination in 2015. He also achieved European Diploma in Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine.

He developed an interest in research and completed the PhD thesis involving investigation of different approaches of anaesthesia/analgesia for total knee replacement. He mainly practiced in Sheffield Teaching Hospitals where he is a lead for research in Pain Medicine.  He conducts trials on predictors for successful spinal injections. He has published multiple articles in peer-reviewed and international journals and has presented at national and international conferences. He is an Honorary Lecturer of Sheffield University.

Membership of professional, national or regional bodies:

British Pain Society

International Association for Study of Pain (IASP)

European Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Management

Faculty of Pain Medicine Royal College of Anaesthetists

Royal College of Anaesthetists