Professor of Pain Science
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Jon Raphael is a NHS Consultant with a research interest in pain. He founded the Pain Research Group in September 2007.
Jon is joint-head of the pain Masters' programme.
MSc, MB, ChB, DRCOG, FRCA, MD, FFPMRCA
- Royal College of Anaesthetists - Examiner, Faculty of Pain Medicine
- Neurosciences Council - council member
- Neuromodulation Society of UK and Ireland - immediate past president
- National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) - Advisor
- Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) - Advisor.
Jon's research focuses around neuromodulation of pain using a variety of methods. These include brain imaging, neurophysiology, psychometrics and clinical trials.
He has worked on projects for National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), BUPA and industrial partner funds.
Jon's work has involved working with a team of post doctoral researcher, PhD students, MSc students and clinical fellows.
He has worked on collaborative projects with the Universities of Birmingham and Aston.
Bentley, L.D. and Duarte, R.V. and Furlong, P.L. and Ashford, R.L. and Raphael, J.H. (2016) Brain activity modifications following spinal cord stimulation for chronic neuropathic pain: A systematic review. European Journal of Pain (United Kingdom), 20 (4). pp. 499-511. ISSN 10903801
Hylands-White, N. and Duarte, R.V. and Raphael, J.H. (2016) An overview of treatment approaches for chronic pain management. Rheumatology International. pp. 1-14. ISSN 01728172 (ISSN)
Hylands-White, N. and Duarte, R.V. and Beeson, P. and Mayhew, S.D. and Raphael, J.H. (2015) Electroencephalographic evoked pain response is suppressed by spinal cord stimulation in complex regional pain syndrome: a case report.
Mann, S.A. and Sparkes, E. and Duarte, R.V. and Raphael, J.H. (2015) Attrition with spinal cord stimulation. British Journal of Neurosurgery, 29 (6). pp. 823-828. ISSN 02688697
Sparkes, E. and Duarte, R.V. and Mann, S. and Lawrenc, T.R. and Raphael, J.H. (2015) Analysis of psychological characteristics impacting spinal cord stimulation treatment outcomes: A prospective cohort assessment. Pain Physician, 18 (3). E369-E378. ISSN 15333159 (ISSN)
Eldabe S, Raphael J, Thompson S, Manca A, de Belder M, Aggarwal, R Banks M, Brookes M, Merotra S, Adeniba R, Davies E, Taylor RS. The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation for refractory angina (RASCAL study): study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial. Trials 2013;14(57)
Duarte RV, Raphael JH, Southall JL, Whallett AJ, Ashford RL. Hypogonadism and low bone mineral density in patients on long term intrathecal opioid delivery therapy. BMJ Open 2013;3:e002856
Duarte, R. and Raphael, J. (2014) The pros and cons of long-term Opioid therapy. Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, 28 (3). pp. 308-310. ISSN 15360288 (ISSN)
Duarte, R.V. and Raphael, J.H. and Dimitroulas, T. and Sparkes, E. and Southall, J.L. and Ashford, R.L. and Kitas, G.D. (2014) Osteoarthritis pain has a significant neuropathic component: An exploratory in vivo patient model. Rheumatology International, 34 (3). pp. 315-320. ISSN 01728172 (ISSN)
Newton, B.J. and Southall, J.L. and Raphael, J.H. and Ashford, R.L. and LeMarchand, K. (2013) A narrative review of the impact of disbelief in chronic pain. Pain Management Nursing, 14 (3). pp. 161-171. ISSN 15249042 (ISSN)
Duarte, Rui V. and Raphael, Jon H. and Labib, Mourad and Southall, Jane L. and Ashford, Robert L. (2013) Prevalence and influence of diagnostic criteria in the assessment of hypogonadism in intrathecal opioid therapy patients. Pain Physician, 16. pp. 9-14. ISSN 1533-3159
Duarte RV, Raphael JH, Labib M, Southall JL, Ashford RL. Prevalence and influence of diagnostic criteria in the assessment of hypogonadism in intrathecal opioid therapy patients. Pain Physician 2013;16(1):9-14
Duarte RV, Raphael JH, Haque MS, Southall JL, Ashford RL. A Predictive Model for Intrathecal Opioid Dose Escalation for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain. Pain Physician 2012; 15(5):363-369 ISSN 1533-3159
Newton BJ, Rothlingova Z, Gutteridge R, LeMarchand K, Raphael JH. No room for reflexivity? Critical reflections following a systematic review of qualitative research. Journal of Health 2012 17 (6). 866-85.PMID:22147063
Hanu-Cernat D, Duarte R, Raphael JH, Mutagi H, Kapur S, Senthil L. Type of interventional pain procedure, body weight and presence of spinal pathology are determinants of the level of radiation exposure for fluoroscopically guided pain procedures. Pain Practice 2012; Vol 12 (6):434-439. PMID:2219217
Duarte RV ,Raphael JH, Sparkes L,Southall , JL LeMarchand K ,Ashford RL. Long-term intrathecal opioid administration for chronic non-malignant pain. Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology 2012 Jan;24(1):63-70. PMID:21904220
Sparkes E, Duarte RV, Raphael JH, Denny E, Ashford RL. Qualitative exploration of psychological factors associated with spinal cord stimulation outcome. Chronic Illness 2012 ;8(4):239-251 PMID:22253294
Duarte RV, Raphael JH, Southall JL, Baker C, Ashford RL . Intrathecal granuloma formation as a result of opioid delivery: systematic literature review of case reports and analysis against a control group. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 2012;114(6):577-84 PMID 22204777
Raphael JH, Raheem TMA, Southall JL, Bennett AJ, Ashford RL, Williams SJ. Randomised double-blind sham-controlled crossover study of short-term effect of percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in neuropathic pain. Pain Medicine 2011 Oct 12(10):1515-22. PMID:21883874
Hanu-Cernat DE, Phipps AN, Raphael JH. Pregabalin assay in a patient with widespread neuropathic pain and late onset gluten intolerance. Pain Medicine 2011;12(8):1262-1266 PMID:21692971
Biggs S, Duarte R, Raphael JH, Ashford RL. Influence of a latent period in QALY analysis? Pilot study of intrathecal drug delivery systems for chronic non-malignant pain. British Journal of Neurosurgery 2011;25(3):401-406 PMID:21355772
Sparkes E, Raphael JH, Duarte RV, Lemarchand K, Jackson C, Ashford RL. A systematic literature review of psychological characteristics as determinants of outcome for spinal cord stimulation therapy. Pain 2010;150(2):284-289. PMID 20603026
Raphael JH, Hester J, Ahmedzai SH,Urch C, Barrie J, Williams J, Farqhar-Smith P, Fallon M, Hoskin P, Robb K, Bennett MI, Haines R, Johnson M, Bhaskar A, Chong S, Duarte R, Sparkes E. Cancer pain: Part 1: Pathophysiology, oncological, pharmacological and psychological treatment. Pain Medicine 2010;11(5):742-764. PMID 205476514
Raphael JH, Ahmedzai SH, Hester J, Barrie J, Farqhar-Smith P, Williams J, Urch C, Bennett MI,, Robb K , Simpson B, Pittler M, Wider B, Ewer-Smith C, DeCourcey J, Young A, Loissi C, McCullough R, Rajapakse D, Johnson M, Duarte R, Sparkes E. Cancer pain: Part 2: Physical, interventional and complimentary therapies; management in the community; acute, treatment-related and complex cancer pain. Pain Medicine 2010;11(6):872-896. PMID 20456069
Kemler MA, Raphael JH, Bentley A, Taylor RS. The cost-effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation for complex regional pain syndrome. Value in Health 2010;13(6):735-742. PMID 20561326
Duarte R, Raphael JH, Southall JL, Baker C, Hanu-Cernat D. Intrathecal inflammatory masses. Is the yearly opioid dose increase an early indicator? Neuromodulation 2010;13 (2):109-113 PMID:21992783