Dr Curran was awarded her medical degree (MB ChB) with Honours in 1998. She also achieved a BSc Hons degree. During her specialist anaesthetic and pain training, she was the Education and Pain Research Fellow at the UCL Centre for Anaesthesia. She was the first doctor to be awarded Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine (FFPMRCA) by assessment in 2008. She has a considerable publication record and is regularly invited to speak at international meetings such as the World Congress in Abdominal and Pelvic Pain and at numerous Royal College educational events. She is a reviewer and advisor to the UCL Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management MSc Programmes.
Dr Curran was appointed a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at University College London Hospitals in 2008 where she became the lead for the abdominal and pelvic pain service. Since 2013 she has been the Clinical Lead for the Pain Management Centre. Natasha specialises in managing patients with persistent visceral and pelvic pain, working closely with gynaecologists, urologists, gastroenterologists, colorectal and other specialists. She set up and leads a novel multi- and inter- disciplinary service for inpatients with complex pain which integrates with community care. She represents London on NHS England’s Clinical Reference Group for Specialised Pain and is a member of the NICE guidance committee for the treatment of Endometriosis. Dr Curran compliments her strong traditional medical background by qualification in acupuncture and as a yoga and meditation teacher. Currently she is completing an MSc in Nutritional Medicine (University of Surrey).