Pain Management Consultant FRCA FFPMRCA
Dr. Daniela Tonucci is a consultant in chronic pain and anaesthesia. Her specialist interests include neuropathic pain, spinal pain, pain-relieving injections and cancer pain. Additionally she carries out RF (radio frequency) denervation and ablative procedures.
Daniela also has an interest in pain psychology and the mindfulness-based techniques that can be used to deal with it. As and where appropriate, she can discuss with patients the viability of and how to access additional sources of pain-relief support, such as physiotherapy, osteopathy and acupuncture.
Dr. Tonucci also treats those with nerve pain (neuropathy), and fibromyalgia, partly expressed as pain that can be felt anywhere in the body for which there is not one or no clear-cut cause.
Dr. Tonucci graduated from Bristol University in 1995 and went on to undertake structured pain training at the Royal United Hospital, Bath. She continued advanced pain training with a senior fellowship at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, and gained a Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. Daniela also has formal training in interventional spinal procedures.
During her career in anaesthesia and pain medicine, Dr. Tonucci has gained valuable experience in general medicine and paediatrics, including a year in Sydney, Australia, specialising in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine.
Royal College of Anaesthetists
British Pain Society
International Association for the Study of Pain
British Medical Association
Dr. Tonucci has published extensive research in the UK and internationally and is currently involved in a Drug Science research programme, Project Twenty21. She lectures on a regular basis for the Royal College of General Practitioners and the University of Surrey.
Daniela is married with three children and a dog. She enjoys all types of sport, especially outdoor running, tennis, and swimming.
BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital
Guildford Nuffield Hospital
Royal Surrey County Hospitals