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Last updated: 30 Apr 2020
I completed my training in General Internal Medicine and Rheumatology in the London-South Thames rotation. I have worked in tertiary and district general hospitals acquiring a breadth of experience in managing general and complex rheumatological conditions.
I have a particular interest in managing vasculitis and connective tissue conditions. I am trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound for assessment of inflammatory arthritis. My masters research, which was conducted at Guys & St. Thomas' and Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals, explored the role of FDG-PET imaging in the management of large vessel vasculitis. I have a special interest in management of large vessel vasculitis and the role of different imaging modalities in managing these conditions.
I have successfully led and developed a musculoskeletal/rheumatology ultrasound service at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust and run a weekly ultrasound clinic since 2017.
I am married with 2 young kids and spend my spare time with family , playing tennis and reading books.
Areas of interest
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Connective Tissue Diseases, Vasculitis, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Soft Tissue Rheumatism, Back Pain
- Julie Shanker
- B M I The Huddersfield Hospital Birkby Lodge Road Huddersfield HD2 2BL
- 01484 550470
Current NHS consultant posts held
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Tennis. Chess. Reading
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Panjabi, Punjabi
- MBBS Nishtar Medical College Multan Pakistan 1998
- MRCP Rheumatology Royal College of Physicians UK 2014
- MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians UK 2009
- MSc Rheumatology Kings College London 2014
- FRCP - London Royal College of Physicians 2019
Reference number 5199417
Details of entry to specialist register
- Rheumatology/General (internal) Medicine, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
British Society for Rheumatology
- Birkby Hall Rd, Huddersfield HD2 2BL
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 01484 533131
- Spire Elland
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 01422 324041
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