Dr Ahmed Kafafy

Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia

Ahmed Kafafy


Cheltenham General Hospital
Reception 0300 422 2222
Secretary 0300 422 3383 (Gemma Freeman)

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital
Reception 0300 422 2222
Secretary as above

Outpatient booking office 0300 422 5327


Primary medical qualifications


Areas of expertise

Dr Kafafy studied at Tanta University Medical School, Egypt, qualifying in 2000.  He specialised in Anaesthesia with an interest in Chronic Pain and was appointed as an assistant lecturer in Anaesthesia in 2005.  

He was granted a joint supervision scholarship to do postgraduate studies and research in Chronic Pain medicine abroad and started his UK pain training in early 2008 at King's College Hospital, London before moving to the Midlands for more advanced pain training.  

He completed his specialist training at the Dudley Group of Hospitals which is a tertiary referral centre for chronic pain neuromodulation.  Dr Kafafy is interested in Ultrasound guided chronic pain blocks and has taken a keen interest in International education: he joined the Sarajevo Anaesthetic Forum faculty in 2011,  responsible for organising annual workshops and lectures for medical students and anaesthesia trainees in Eastern Europe.

He started his current post at our Trust in November 2013.

Follow this link to find out more about our pain services.


Inpatient services

All patients requiring a stay in hospital under the care of Dr Kafafy will be admitted either to the Chedworth Suite at Cheltenham General or to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.  These sessions are according to the timetable below.  

Date of registration


Outpatient clinics

Outpatient clinics are held at Cheltenham General or Gloucestershire Royal Hospitals, according to the timetable below. 

Pain session timetable









Day Case list

Chedworth Suite, Cheltenham General Hospital



Day Case list, Theatre 4

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital


Clinic, Main Outpatients,

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital




 Clinic, Main Outpatients,

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital