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.
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