Dr Patrick McGowan
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Hospital: One Hatfield Hospital

Tel: 01707 443 459

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Dr Patrick McGowan


Consultant in Pain Medicine

Year Qualified


Clinical Interests

  • Pain Medicine
  • Advanced interventional Pain Medicine
  • Head and Neck Pain
  • Post-surgical Pain including fibromyalgia
  • Age-related pain
  • Back pain

Professional Profile

Dr McGowan trained at the University of Liverpool followed by higher specialist training in Pain Medicine Anaesthetics & Critical Care which he ultimately completed St Bartholomew’s & The Royal London Hospitals.

He enhanced his training and experience working as a Pain Fellow and Associate Professor in Texas, U.S.A.

Dr Patrick McGowan was a Founder & the first secretary of the Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist Interest Group of the British Pain Society as well as an executive Board Member of the World Institute of Pain. Previously he sat on the Council of the Hospital Consultants’ and Specialists’ Association.

He is currently an examiner for the internationally respected FIPP diploma (Fellowship in Interventional Pain Practice) and has just completed a term on the Board of Examinations.

Dr McGowan lectures both nationally and internationally and has published articles in peer reviewed journals; he is currently an associate editor for two International Pain Journals.

Locally Dr McGowan is the current World Institute of Pain Section Chair for the UK & Eire, and is a Governor of the Royal Free Hospitals.

Personal Profile

Dr Patrick McGowan lives locally and enjoys spending time with his family and children. He enjoys travel.

Research Interests

  • Shoulder Pain
  • Groin Pain


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