Nicholas H. L. Chua

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Nicholas H. L. Chua
Department of Anaesthesiology
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

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Dr. Nicholas HL Chua completed his Medical and Anesthesiology training in the National University of Singapore. He is currently serving as the Head of the Acute Pain Service and as a Consultant Anesthesiologist and Pain Specialist in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 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. He is completing his PhD (Thesis: Chronic Neck Pain and the development of Cervicogenic Headache) with the university. 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, Neurosurgery, Neuromodulation, Pain Practice, Annals of Academy of Medicine-Singapore and The Open Pain Journal. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of the journal Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. 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.

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Research interest of Nicholas H. L. Chua includes chronic pain, especially chronic head and neck pain.

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