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- Back pain (MSK)
- Pain management
- Soft tissue
After qualifying from Bristol University in 1972, Senior registrar rheumatology training was undertaken in Manchester. Dr Holland was appointed Consultant Rheumatologist to Sunderland Royal Hospital in 1983 and as lead clinician developed a multi professional team for the diagnosis and management of rheumatic diseases.
With 30 years consultant experience Dr Holland's interest is in the accurate diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of rheumatic diseases from soft tissue rheumatism, widespread chronic pain to acute and chronic degenerative and inflammatory arthritis.
He has extensive experience in the use of anti rheumatic drugs, soft tissue and joint injections and a special interest in patient education.
Areas of interest
Inflammatory Athritis; Gout; Psoriatic Arthritis Ankylosing Spondylosis; Psoriatic Arthritis
Soft tissue rheumatism; shoulder pain; tennis elbow; tenosynovitis
Neck and back pain
Carpal Tunnel syndrome
Widespread pain syndromes; Fibromyalgia syndromes (eg. gout, rheumatoid arthritis)
- MBChB Bristol 1972
- FRCP (Ed) Edinburgh 2007
- FRCP (Lon) London 2007
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London and Edinburgh
British Society of Rheumatology
General Medical Council