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Dr. Wei Lan

Dr. Wei Lan | UPMC in Ireland
  • Pain Medicine
  • Referral Contact Information
  • Tel: 056 7775281
  • Tel: 089 9645275
  • Email:
  • Locations
  • UPMC Aut Even Hospital


Professional Profile

Dr. Wei Lan is now accepting pain medicine referrals at UPMC Aut Even Hospital. He will also be working at UPMC Whitfield Hospital as a Consultant Anaesthetist.

Until recently, Dr. Lan worked as a Consultant in Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine at Cork University Hospital, Mallow General Hospital, and South Infirmary-Victoria University Hospital.

Dr. Lan is a University College Cork, MD graduate and completed his medical training and higher specialist training in Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care, and Pain Medicine in Ireland. While in his training, Dr. Lan passed the postgraduate professional exams of the Fellowship of the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland (FCARCSI) and the Diploma in Pain Medicine of the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland (DPMCAI).

Dr. Lan completed his advanced fellowships in pain medicine in King’s College Hospital, The Royal London Hospital, and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital in London, U.K.

Dr. Lan completed his World Institute of Pain (WIP) Fellowship exams in Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) in the U.S. and Faculty of Pain Medicine Fellowship Royal College of Anaesthetists Exams (FFPMRCA) in the U.K.

Dr. Lan has a wide range of experience in cancer pain, non-cancer pain, interventional procedures for acute and chronic pain conditions, including neuromodulation. His specialist interests are mainly interventional and multidisciplinary treatment of chronic pain. Dr. Wei Lan is an expert in diagnosing the source and mechanism of pain. This often leads to the best treatment outcomes.

Special interests:

  • Spinal pain
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Sports injury pain
  • Headaches
  • Facial pain
  • Joint pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Pelvic pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Cancer pain
  • Medico-legal assessment and reports

Membership in professional/scientific societies:

  • Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice, World Institute of Pain
  • Irish Pain Society
  • British Pain Society
  • Fellow of College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland
  • Irish Society of Regional Anaesthesia
  • European Society of Anaesthesiology
  • The European Society of Regional Anaesthesia & Pain Therapy
  • The Association of Anaesthetist of Great Britain and Ireland
  • International Anaesthesia Research Society
  • Research
  • The uses and effects of psychotherapy and music in chronic non cancer pain patients.
  • The use of platelet rich plasma in sport injury and pain medicine.
  • Psychological assessment of patient prior to interventional pain relief procedures.