MBBS, MMed (Anaes), FIPP (WIP), DAAPM, FAMS
Special Interest: Anaesthesiology & Pain Medicine
Dr Nicholas Chua completed his Medical and Anesthesiology training at the National University of Singapore. He completed his Fellowship of Interventional Pain Physician (FIPP) accreditation in 2007 by the World Institute of Pain (WIP) in Memphis-Tennessee, United States of America.
He is a certified Diplomate with the American Academy of Pain Management (DAAPM) and has undergone training and certification in Quantitative Sensory Testing (QST) for Pain Diagnostics in Bochum, Germany. Dr Nicholas Chua completed 14 months of Advanced Pain Fellowship with a special focus on Pain Diagnostics and Interventional Pain Management at the University Medical Centre of Nijmegen, Netherlands. He completed a PhD thesis in Chronic Neck Pain and in the development of Cervicogenic Headache.
He has a keen interest in academic work and research that involve chronic pain such as chronic head and neck pain and has published and presented a number of original manuscripts in that area. He had also reviewed numerous submissions in various journals that include The Lancet, BJA, Neurosurgery, Neuromodulation, Pain Practice, Annals of Academy of Medicine-Singapore and The Open Pain Journal. He currently serves as an Associate Editor on the Journal Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and is also an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Spine & Neurosurgery and World Journal of Anesthesiology.
Dr Chua is a member of several professional organizations which include the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, World Institute of Pain (WIP), American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM), Singapore Society of Anaesthesiology and serves as a committee member in the Pain Association of Singapore.