Dr Deane Halfpenny

Dr Deane Halfpenny

MBBCh, FRCA, FFPMRCA

Pain Management

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1 specialist

28 years of experience
21 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

4.88

Top feedback

“easy, fun, professional, quick “
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3528433
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £195

    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    988 reviews

    About

    Dr Deane Halfpenny is a consultant in Musculoskeletal Pain Medicine, who has a wealth of experience and specialist knowledge with particular areas of expertise including; non-surgical management of spinal pain and injury, myofascial pain syndromes, sports injury, CRPS and neuropathic pain.

    Having graduated from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa, Dr Halfpenny completed his specialist training at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. He took training posts as a lecturer and advanced pain trainee and was awarded the FFPMRCA. He took up a consultant post in 2001 and established multidisciplinary services in the management of pain both within the NHS and private sector.Dr Halfpenny works closely with multi-professional colleagues both within the private sector and other leading medical institutions. These include physiotherapists, occupational therapists, cognitive psychologists and personal trainers. His approach is to understand the mechanisms behind pain and the effect on individuals. He provides patients with personal programmes that address lifestyle, exercise and techniques aimed at pain reduction in a holistic manner.

    Dr Halfpenny is also a keen sportsperson, having competed as a gymnast at a national level in South Africa. This enables him to have an invaluable insight into the management of pain in both the professional and amateur sporting arena.

    Dr Halfpenny works closely with a number of sports physicians and has helped numerous leading sportsmen and women return to competitive sport at international levels. He is also clinical lead for the London Orthopaedic Clinic and is directly involved in governance and Care Quality Commission roles. He has continued to provide innovation to his clinical practice having established regular multidisciplinary pain clinics in addition to providing cutting edge interventional therapies including the use of orthobiologicals (PRP and stem cell treatments).


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Neck Pain Injections/Interventions
    • Nerve Root Injection
    • Orthobiologic Treatment for Arthritis and Sports Injuries
    • Persistent Post-Surgical Pain Conditions
    • PRP Injections
    • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
    • Ultrasound-Guided Injections
    • Ultrasound-Guided Intra-Articular and Soft Tissue Injections
    • Ultrasound-Guided Radiofrequency
    • Viscosupplement Injections
    • Acute Pain
    • Back Pain
    • Neck Pain
    • Pain Medicine
    • Arthritis
    • Degenerative Conditions
    • Hypermobility
    • Ligament sprains
    • Muscle Inhibition
    • Muscle Spasm
    • Myofascial (soft tissue) Pain Syndromes
    • Occupational/Work Related Upper Limb Syndrome
    • Osteoporosis
    • Piriformis Syndrome
    • Sciatica and Disc Prolapse
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Sports injuries
    • Tendinopathies
    • Whiplash Hypermobility
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    Medical procedures

    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Neck Pain Injections/Interventions
    • Nerve Root Injection
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    Special interests

    • Back Pain
    • Acute Pain
    • Pain Medicine
    • Neck Pain
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    Education

    Qualifications:

    MBBCh University of Witwatersrand 1990

    Additional training:

    FRCA (Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists) Royal College of Anaesthetists 1996

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    Reviews

    4.96 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Pain Management
    3/17
    Back Pain
    2/17
    Acute Pain
    1/17
    Arthritis
    1/17
    Arthritis (Shoulder)
    1/17
    Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
    1/17
    Nerve Pain
    1/17
    Pain Medicine
    1/17
    Whiplash
    1/17
    severe pain down left leg and buttock
    1/17
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Pain Medicine Nerve Pain
    easy, fun, professional, quick
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Arthritis (Shoulder) Arthritis
    Dr Halfpenny was so caring and thoughtful with my issues. He took much time to understand everything and gave me great confidence that he would find a way to help me. And he did. Highly recommend this excellent physician.
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Acute Pain
    Very professional snd good
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Pain Management
    Many thanks for your continued support!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Back Pain
    Excellent
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Pain Management Back Pain
    I have been under Dr Halfpenny over 2.5 years . I have found him to be very understanding patient kind and very professional especially my Ehlers Dan los hypermobilty problems . Dr Halfpenny is only interested in his patience welfare .from my experiences I have also done my own research for my condition around the world which Dr Halfpenny is always interested to listen and advise and gives honest views and has excellent referral teams of specialist Pysioththerapist when needed .
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    severe pain down left leg and buttock Pain Management
    Dr Halfpenny is thorough, unhurried, patient with questions. He gave respectful attention to what I wanted to say. He was keen to demonstrate and explain complex Medical information. He encouraged me to take a full part in treatment decision making. I have complete confidence in his ability and commitment to finding the best treatment for me.
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    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Clear, friendly, professional, respectful
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dr Halfpenny has been amazing throughout my diagnosis and treatment with my condition. He is very knowledgable and explains any diagnosis or theories very clearly. Dr Halfpenny listens to everything I say and does not dismiss any of my symptoms. He is also very friendly and approachable.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (4/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Dr Halfpenny understanding of Ehlers Dan Los hypermobilty and muscle spasm issues very caring specialist and only injects if necessary and tries to find other options for ones condition .
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:
    1

    Pain Management

    Dr Richard Seah
    Dr Richard Seah
    Sports & Exercise Medicine

    23-01-2020

    Deane is a senior pain management consultant colleague. He is excellent at looking at a patient holistically and considering what may be contributing to their chronic pain state. Technically excellent with image-guided spinal injection procedures. Highly regarded colleague.

    For specialty: Pain Management
    Connection: Is a colleague

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