Dr. Gilkes graduated in the year 2000 from Dundee University with an MBChB qualification.
He completed his anaesthetic training at Barts and The London School of Anaesthesia where he developed an interest in Pain Medicine. He furthered this interest with a fellowship in Pain Medicine based at St. Mary’s Hospital attaining FFPMRCA status before settling into a consultant role at Homerton University Hospital and St. Bartholomew’s Hospital where he partakes in research activities. He is the lead Chronic Pain clinician at Homerton Hospital.
He is experienced in managing varied painful conditions including neuropathic pain, post-surgical pain, spinal pain and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome with skills in treating painful conditions with pharmacological and interventional therapies.