Since qualifying as a consultant anaesthetist, Dr Dominic Aldington has decided to focus his time instead on pain management. He is an expert in the management of both acute and chronic pain. He has more than 50 publications to his name include in the New England Journal of Medicine, the British Medical Journal , the Cochrane Database and the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. He has presented at meetings throughout the world including Florida, Washington DC, Montreal, Las Vegas and throughout Europe. He has been invited to present at a meeting in Japan this year. He is a member of the British Pain Society and the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). He was the Treasurer of the IASP Special Interest Group on the Pain of Torture, Organised Violence and War.
Having served in the Royal Army Medical Corps he was the Subject Matter Expert in Pain to the Surgeon General and was responsible for organising pain relief from the point of injury until a the casualty left the service. This saw him working at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre at Headley Court and the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine in Birmingham.