Pain Specialist / Pain Doctor
Dr Thor Timothy, Anuntapon Chutatape loves putting everyone to sleep, and helping them get pain relief without surgery. To achieve this, he uses ultrasound and X-ray image-guided injections and other minimally invasive techniques to treat neck pain, back pain, knee pain, shoulder pain and chronic pain after surgery. The Anaesthesiologist and Pain Doctor/Pain Specialist treats:
- neck pain, back pain
- slipped disc
- knee, hip and shoulder pain
- trigeminal neuralgia, migraine and headache
- chronic post-surgical pain
- chronic ligamentous injuries, and plantar fasciitis.
Procedures done include:
Clinical Medical Background
Dr Thor is the previous Director of Acute Pain Services in Singapore General Hospital. Additionally, he is a Fellow of the Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP, USA), a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FFPMANZCA), as well as Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore (FAMS). Lastly, the Pain Specialist has also been awarded the European Diploma of Pain Management (EDPM).
Dr Chutatape received the Ministry of Health Human Manpower Development Programme Award to specialize in Cancer and Chronic Pain at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, Australia. The Singaporean Thai-Chinese doctor seeks to make a difference by teaching his patients and the public to overcome their pain through masterclasses, public forums, seminars, as well as through television and newspaper interviews.
Current Practice as a Pain Specialist
Dr Thor is part of Novena Pain Management Centre and has a clinic in Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital as well as Farrer Park Hospital. He is consulted on cases and does procedures in the Parkway Hospitals, Mt Alvernia, Farrer Park Hospital, Thomson Hospital and at major day surgery centres. The Anaesthetist and Pain Specialist is also a Visiting Consultant for Singapore General Hospital.
In his free time, Dr Thor Timothy enjoys tennis, cycling, swimming, and traveling around the world to meet new people.