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After finishing my training through the Wessex rotation, I have spent the last fifteen years working as a Rheumatologist.
I provide outpatient and inpatient care for people with rheumatic conditions. I run special interest clinics, including connective tissue clinics, inflammatory arthritis clinics and spinal clinics, as well as doing general rheumatology clinics.
Alongside my clinical work, I take part in research, audits and teaching. I am a member of the ARMA group (Arthritis and Musculo-skeletal Alliance). Within Poole Hospital, I am a member of the Drug Committee.
I perform various rheumatological procedures, along with joint and spinal injections. Having trained to perform ultrasound for some conditions, I now use the US machine we have in the department to help in diagnosis and treatment.
Areas of interest
Back pain; Rheumatoid arthritis; Osteoarthitis; Soft tissue disorders; Connective tissue disorders; Neck pain; Osteoporosis:
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant rheumatologist at Poole Hospital
- MD FRCP Royal College of Physicians 1986
Reference number 4456856
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- GMC General Medical Council 1996
- BMA British Medical Association 2000
- BSR British Society for Rheumatology 1998
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 2008
Details of entry to specialist register
- Rheumatology, 2007
- St Marys RoadPOOLEBH15 2BH
- 08:00 - 13:00
- 01202 244229
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Secretary on 01202 244229