Dr Rajesh Munglani

Consultant in Pain Medicine


Dr Rajesh Munglani is a Consultant in Pain Medicine practicing in London. He specialises in a wide range of pain conditions including catastrophic spinal injury , chronic widespread pain , spinal pain, neuropathic pain, cancer related pains and complex regional pain syndrome. Dr Munglani no longer treats private patients but will provide a second clinical opinion.

Dr Munglani lectures and writes widely in the academic setting and has been Editor of Pain News (of the British Pain Society ) for 4 years.  He writes  medicolegal reports with a usually equal distribution of instruction between Claimant and Defendant both in personal injury and clinical negligence cases. He holds monthly clinics in London. Dr Munglani was made an honorary (lifetime) member of the British Pain Society in 2022 and elected Vice President of the British Pain Society in 2023 for a three year term.

Dr Munglani's Professional CV including medico-legal experience can be downloaded here.


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Recent Articles  (Links to  articles will follow)
Munglani R, Editor Pain News, "Understanding medicine part 1:Hippocrates and the role of prognosis in medicine". Pain News June 2023, Vol 21(2) 38 –40 

Munglani R, Editor, Pain News, “Finding out WHO your pain parents are and how to deal with them NICE-ly” (Vol 20 No 2, June 2022) 

Munglani R, Eyre G, Wilkinson P, “Consent, our memories and clinical record keeping”, Transmitter, biannual newsletter of the Faculty of Pain Medicine (Spring 2022) 

Munglani R and Wilkinson P, “Important new FPM publication: practical pain management” Transmitter (Spring 2022) Munglani R, “Finding wellness within illness – part 1: healing the healers”, Pain News, Vol 10 issue 1 pages 2-4 (March 2022) 

Munglani R, Allder S, Agrawal N, “Chronic Pain in the Medicolegal Setting: Reframing the Narrative and the Discussion, Journal of Personal Injury Law, Issue 1 pages 7-13 (2022) 

Munglani R and Wilkinson P, “Treating pain nicely: Part 3: caring for the individual in the crowd” Pain News, Vol 19 issue 4 pages 144-149 (December 2021) 

Guirguis A, Martini L. Munglani R, “To prescribe or not to prescribe medical cannabis – that is the question?”, Pain News, Vol 19 issue 3 pages 98-102 (September 2021) 

Munglani R and Wilkinson P, “Treating pain nicely: Part 2: the role of Archie Cochrane and distinguishing between the efficacy and efficiency of medical treatment” Pain News Vol 19 issue 2 pages 54-58 (June 2021) 

Munglani R and Wilkinson P, “Treating pain nicely: Part 1: the unique nature of perception and towards effective utilitarianism” Pain News Vol 19 issue 1 pages 2-4 (March 2021) 

Munglani R et al, Editorial Parts 1 and 2 “Wells not walls” and “Structure and culture, how to work together”, Pain News, Vol 18 issue 23 pages 118-124 (September 2020) Letter to the the Times published 14th September 2020. Response to the NICE draft guidance for managing chronic pain in adults 

Munglani R “Remembrance and loss in the time of corona”, Pain News, Vol 18 issue 2 pages 54-60 (June 2020) 

Munglani R, “Adverse childhood events and adult chronic pain: Dealing with the ACEs that life has dealt you”, Pain News, Vol 18 issue 1 pages 3-9 (March 2020) 

Munglani R and Coupe M, “Opioids: observing the pendulum of medical practice”, Pain News, Vol 17 issue 4 pages 170-176 (December 2019) 

Stuart McKechnie QC et al, “Guide to Catastrophic Injury Claims”, 2019 

Munglani R, “The late visit and the unexpected visitor” Pain News, Vol 17 issue 3 pages 114-117 (September 2019) 

Munglani R, “Why never to put marbles in the bottom of your chunky soup: (or how not to talk to your patients), Pain News Vol 17 issue 2 pages 61-63 (June 2019) 

Munglani R, “The not so vital sign or why there is no stethoscope for pain”, Pain News Vol 17 Issue 1 pages 4-7 (March 2019) 

Full list of recent articles and lectures by Dr Munglani here