MBBS, MMed (Anaes), FIPP (WIP), DAAPM, FAMS
Special Interest: Anaesthesiology & Pain Medicine
Dr Nicholas Chua completed his Medical and Anesthesiology training in 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 in the University Medical Centre of Nijmegen, The Netherlands. His completed PhD thesis with the university is titled Chronic Neck Pain and the development of Cervicogenic Headache.
He has a keen interest in academic work and research involving chronic pain, especially 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 including 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 of the Journal Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and also serves as an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Spine & Neurosurgery and World Journal of Anesthesiology.
Dr Chua is a member of several professional organizations including 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.