Dr James Wilson

Pain Management, Rheumatology

Treatments available at KIMS Hospital

NHS Practices

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Professional Profile

Dr James Wilson looks after patients both privately and in the NHS, seeing patients with acute, chronic and cancer pain problems. His routine work includes performing a wide range of evidence based interventional techniques to relieve pain under X-ray and Ultrasound guidance including epidurals, facet joint injections and radiofrequency ablations. He has a special interest in improving standards of care in radiofrequency ablations for facet joint pain.

Dr Wilson studied Biochemistry before Medicine, specialising in Molecular Neurobiology. He then trained at Guys & St Thomas’ Medical School and at the St George’s School of Anaesthesia. He underwent advanced training in regional anaesthesia and pain medicine. He gained the highest recorded marks for the FFPMRCA pain examination.

Dr Wilson has extensive experience in cancer pain management at St Christopher’s Hospice in South London. He remains involved in cancer pain management working alongside the Kent Oncology Centre with links to the Heart of Kent Hospice and Hospice in the Weald.

He teaches at the Royal College of Anaesthetists on Pain and Opiates and lectures on Interventional Pain Management on the Palliative Care MSc at Kings College London.

Treatments Available at KIMS

  • Facet Joint Injections
  • Sacroilliac Joint Injections
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Dorsal Root Blocks
  • Epidurals
  • Lumbar Sympathectomy


Special Interests

  • Chronic pain
  • Acute pain
  • Cancer pain
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BSc (Biochemistry) First Class, MBBS, FRCA, FFPMRCA




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