Consultant Anaesthetist with specialist interest in pain
Dr Rockett graduated from Bristol University Medical School MB ChB in 1993. He also completed a BSc in Psychology during this time. He has trained in pain medicine and anaesthesia in Edinburgh and Auckland New Zealand, returning to Plymouth in 2006 to take up a post as consultant anaesthetist. He has a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Edinburgh, and is a Fellow of The Faculty of Pain Medicine in the UK and Australasia, being awarded the Barbara Walker Prize for excellence in pain medicine in 2004. He is an honorary Associate Professor at PUPSMD and the Acute Pain Representative on the Faculty of Pain Medicine Board and the Perioperative Medicine Group of the Royal College of Anaesthetists.
General areas of expertise:
- Anaesthesia and inpatient pain management.
Particular areas of expertise:
- Pain management
- Medical education
- Trauma and orthopaedics anaesthesia
- Anaesthesia for colorectal surgery
Particular areas of research interest:
- The management of Neuropathic Pain.
- Post surgical chronic pain.
- Chronic abdominal pain.
- Post amputation pain and CRPS.
Terrence Lewis Building
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust