Dr Adrian Searle MB, ChB, FRCA, FFPMRCA

Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management

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Areas of expertise:

  • Anaesthesia
  • Pain Management

Clinic Times: 

  • Alternate Fridays
  • Ad-hoc appointments available as requested



Dr Searle was Lead Clinician for Pain Services in Derby and Regional Advisor in Pain Medicine for the Royal College of Anaesthetists. He has been a Medical Manager for the Critical Care Division of the Hospital and was heavily involved in the design of the new Hospital. In recognition of his experience, he sits on an NHS England committee for Specialised Services and is part of a national mediation panel for the RCoA.

He lectures internationally on Regional Anaesthesia and has been at the forefront of developing Ultrasound use in both Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine. His vision and drive has led to Derby becoming one of the leading centres of regional Anaesthesia in the UK. He participates in audit and research and initiated a Midlands educational meeting for Consultants and Trainees.

Dr Searle has written medico-legal reports for many years, has undergone training for this and is knowledgeable of the latest requirements for report writing.

The pain approach is a multi-disciplinary one and Dr Searle has access to expert professional assistance.


  • Gabapentin in Neuropathic pain
  • Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block

Special interests:

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Neuropathic pain, back and neck pain, facial pain
  • Medico-legal reports

Services currently provided:

  • Holistic management of Chronic pain
  • Acute pain management
  • Injection therapy
  • Links with allied professionals


Dr Adrian Searle does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health

Dr Adrian Searle does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Dr Adrian Searle does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Derby Private Health.

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