Dr Joseph Azzopardi graduated from the University of Malta in 1993. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists of the UK, the Pain Faculty of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthesia and the Pain Faculty of the Royal College of Anaesthetists of the UK.
He commenced training in anaesthesia and pain medicine in Dublin and subsequently undertook higher specialist training in London at The Barts and The London School of Anaesthesia and other associated hospitals. He was a visiting fellow in Regional Anaesthesia in Uppsala University Hospital in Sweden and in 2002 undertook a two year fellowship in Pain Medicine in Sydney and Adelaide. He was appointed to his current post at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals on his return to the UK.
Since taking up his post he has been actively involved with the development of dedicated cancer pain services at Guy’s and St.Thomas’ Foundation Trust. His major interests include interventional pain management, radiofrequency ablation techniques, neuromodulation, spinal cord stimulation, neuroaxial drug delivery and pain management in cancer survivors.Make an appointment