Dr Ian Waite

Consultant Anaesthetist - Anaesthetics

Telephone Number: 01204 390763

Professional Background

Dr Waite studied at Manchester University and has worked for the North West Region Anaesthetic Registrar Rotation.

He joined Bolton NHS Foundation Trust as a consultant in 1999.

He is a member of the British Medical Association, Association of Anaesthetists, the British Pain Society and Manchester Medical Society.

Special Interests and Research

Dr Waite has special interests in back pain, headache and pain management programmes.

Dr Ian Waite works in the following services:


The Anaesthetic Department provides a specialist service in support of surgery, urology, ophthalmology, paediatrics and maternity, caring for patients before, during and after surgery or other procedures. The highly experienced team comprises many specialists. Bolton Theatre Team won the 2011 Patient Safety Awards for Patient Safety in Surgery.

Pain – Chronic

The chronic pain service is a specialist team including consultants in pain medicine, clinical psychologists, physiotherapists and specialist nurses.  We offer a range of treatments and interventions in the management of chronic pain, some of which involve the use of medication and others which don’t.  Our aim with all treatments is to support and assist patients to manage their pain more effectively and improve their quality of life. The latter may involve patients being invited to attend our comprehensive multidisciplinary Pain Management Programme.