Professional background

Dr Danielle Reddi is a consultant in pain medicine. She graduated from the University of Leeds. She trained in internal medicine at Hammersmith and St George’s Hospitals, and anaesthesia in South West and North Central London hospitals before pursuing her interest in pain medicine.

She undertook a pain research fellowship at University College London Hospital, and advanced pain training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and University College London Hospitals. Her area of clinical practice is the multidisciplinary management of chronic pain, with a particular interest in abdominopelvic and facial pain.

She is lead for transition of adolescents to adult chronic pain services. Alongside her clinical work she is actively involved in research, education and mentoring.

Research interests

Chronic pain, neuropathic pain, chronic post-surgical pain


Self-Managing Postoperative Pain with the Use of a Novel, Interactive Device: A Proof of Concept Study. Mordecai L, Leung F, Carvalho C, Reddi D, Lees M, Cone S, Fox Z, C de C Williams A, Brandner B. Pain Res Manag 2016 9704185.

Preventing chronic postoperative pain. Reddi D. Anaesthesia 2016 71: 64-71

Chronic pain after surgery: pathophysiology, risk factors and prevention. Reddi D, Curran N. Postgrad Med J 2014 90: 222-7

Mechanisms of pain; Principles of analgesia; Routes of drug administration; Medications for chronic pain Reddi D. In: Advanced Training in Anaesthesia. 1st ed. Prout J, Jones T, Martin D eds. Oxford University Press 2014

An introduction to pain mechanisms and pathways. Reddi D, Curran N, Stephens R. Br J Hosp Med 2013 74: C188-191

Reddi D. Pain Less. Bulletin RCOA 2013 77: 51

Reddi D. Particles. Anaesthesia News 2012 304: 28
Summary of P White, F L Bishop, C Scott et al. Practice, practitioner or placebo? A multifactorial, mixed-methods randomized controlled trial of acupuncture Pain 2012: 153; 455-462