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Dr Kelsey M Jordan has been a Rheumatology Consultant at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer for Brighton Sussex Medical School since 2006. Prior to this she was a specialist registrar In Rheumatology and General Internal Medicine and completed her training in the Wessex region (Southampton, Basingstoke, Winchester) in 2005 which included her research as European Rheumatology Research Fellow researching knee osteoarthrtis and resulting in the EULAR European Guidelines for knee osteoarthritis publication and publishing in the field of osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and gout.
Dr Jordan has a number of areas of clinical interest.
She has a specialist interest in gout and crystal arthritis and is a member of the British Society of Rheumatology special interest group for gout and a Director of the UK Gout Society (charitable organisation). She is passionate about improving the care of patients with gout, currently the only curable form of arthritis.
She set up the early inflammatory arthritis service in Brighton and has a keen interest in high quality management and holistic care for this group of patients.
Dr Jordan also runs the adolescent Rheumatology service for young people with musculoskeletal conditions and the paediatric rheumatology service at the Royal Alexandra Childrens Hospital ensuring a smooth transition from childhood to young adult services at the Royal Sussex County Hospital.
In her spare time Dr Jordan enjoys spending time with her young family and playing the piano.
Areas of interest
Inflammatory arthritis including Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis;
Gout and crystal arthritis;
Soft tissue disorders and injections including tennis and golfers elbow, trochanteric bursitis, frozen shoulder, plantar fasciitis;
Osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease;
Chronic pain syndromes and fibromyalgia;
Lupus and connective tissue diseases
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Rheumatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer
Royal Sussex County Hospital and Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital - both past of Brighton & Sussex University NHS Trust
Spending time with family
(Additional) Languages spoken
British Society of Rheumatology Guidelines on the management of gout. Rheumatology (in press). 2017
Use of febuxostat in management of gout in the UK. Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease. 28/12/2016
Up to date management of gout. Current opinion in Rheumatology 2012.
Oxford Desk Reference: Geriatric Medicine. Book chapter on gout and book chapter on osteoarthritis. 2012
Gout: Aspects of management. BMJ 2011
A young man with oligoarthritis: what is his cardiovascular risk. British Journal of General Practice 2010
The modern management of gout. Rheumatology. 2010
- MBChB Leeds University 1993
- MRCP(UK) Royal College of Physicians 1998
- Honorary Senior Lecturer Brighton & Sussex Medical School 2009
- FRCP (2010) Royal College of Physicians 2010
Reference number 4017101
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Director of UK Gout Society UK Gout Society 2006
- Co-chair Special Interest Group in Gout British Society of Rheumatology 2015
Details of entry to specialist register
- Rheumatology, 2005
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Rheumatology (BSR)
British Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology (BSPAR)
Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
British Medical Association (BMA)
UK Gout Society
General Medical Society (GMC)
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Post treatment communication
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