Dr Tavakkoli is a consultant in anaesthesia, pain medicine and neuromodulation. He has been a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists since 2009 and Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine since 2014.
He completed a fellowship at University of Toronto, Canada as well as completing advanced pain training in London.
He works at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College Hospitals and St George’s University Hospital in London, where he set up a new Spinal Cord Stimulation service with Mr Pereira. Prior to this, he completed a high volume fellowship in spinal neuromodulation. He currently chairs the Young Neuromodulators' Committee of the International Neuromodulation Society, facilitating further training for the future generation of neuromodulators.
He has extensively published and presented at international conferences on pain medicine and neuromodulation. His current research is on the effects of different frequencies in achieving pain relief and also the long-term effects of such treatments and he has contributed to a seminal clinical trial in this domain.
He has huge experience in managing patients with refractory pain, often of pelvic or spinal origin and undertakes pain procedures including spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve and sacral nerve stimulation. Main conditions treated include failed back surgery syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome, pain after amputation and plexopathies and post-stroke pain.
Running pain clinics, Moein manages the medication profiles of patients and also intervenes with other therapeutic options where required. He reviews patients receiving neuromodulation for pain before and after surgery is considered.