Dr Deane Halfpenny

MBBCh FRCA FFPMRCA

Dr Deane Halfpenny is a Consultant in Musculoskeletal Pain Medicine with a special interest in spinal pain and injury. His areas of expertise include low back pain, whiplash injury, neuropathic pain and complex regional pain disorder.

Career to Date

I graduated from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa in 1990 (MBBCh) and completed my early medical training in the UK. I then went on to specialise over a six year period in anaesthesia, with 2 years research as a lecturer at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. Subsequently I went on to complete an additional year of training in advanced pain medicine leading to accreditation with the faculty of pain medicine obtaining the FFPMRCA.

I became a consultant in 2001 at St Bartholomew’s and the Homerton Hospital in London. I was a clinical lead in the establishment of the City and Hackney Back Pain Service, where I have continued to provide clinical input into the management of back and neck pain. I work closely with exercise therapists running joint clinics allowing me to have unique understanding of pain and movement. I have set up interventional services in the management of pain for the NHS as well as the private sector and have gained invaluable experience in the field. I have published as well as lectured at international meetings and seminar in the field of pain medicine.

My areas of special interest include the following

  • Acute back, neck and shoulder pain.
  • Chronic spinal pain.
  • Myofascial pain syndromes
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Whiplash injury
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Repetitive strain injury

Having been a keen gymnast competing at a national level in South Africa and lately a club cyclist I have a special interest in the management of pain in the sporting arena.

I have regular outpatient clinics at TLOC as well as intervention lists at the Princess Grace Hospital.

Both Consultants provided clear, full information on procedure to be carried out.

July 2, 2017

Make an appointment

To request an appointment, simply provide your details below and a member of our team will contact you. All fields are required.

Preferred Method of Contact By EmailBy Telephone
Please tick if you have insurance
More posts

Blog posts

  • What Is Calcific Tendonitis?

      Calcific tendonitis is a build up of calcium deposits in your muscles or tendons. Although this build-up of calcium can occur in any part of your body, one of the most common places for the build-up to occur is in your rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a grouping of tendons and muscles that […]

  • Why Do I Need Foot Physiotherapy?

      There are plenty of reason why someone may need to have foot physiotherapy. You may need to have physiotherapy on one of your feet after an injury or operation. In this case, it is to get your foot performing normally after this trauma. You may also need to have physiotherapy when you have a […]

  • Why Is My Ankle Giving Way?

      What does it mean when your ankle gives way? Your ankle giving way actually has a medical name which is chronic ankle instability. It is a condition in which, you will sprain your ankle for seemingly no reason at all. Typically, these sprains will occur when you are running or walking, but sometimes they […]