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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020
I am a full time independent rheumatologist with a over 20 years consultant grade experience and skills.
My interests are in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, osteoporosis,inflammatory arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, back pain, ankylosis spondylitis, SLE, scleroderma, Raynaud’s disease, tendinitis, tennis elbow, painful shoulder, plantar fasciitis and relieving pain from all types of rheumatic diseases.
Areas of interest
Painful joints; Gout; Osteoporosis; New therapies/injections for osteoporosis;Back pain; Injection treatments for joints, osteoporosis and vitamin D deficiency; Rheumatoid disease, psoriatic arthritis; ankylosis spondylitis; connective tissue diseases and degenerative arthritis (OA); Soft tissue pain / rheumatism with effective treatments; Musculoskeletal problems with holistic and multidisciplinary approach; Sports injuries - tennis / gollfer's elbow; Persistent lateral hip pain/trochanteric bursitis; Carpal tunnel syndrome; Heel pain (plantar fasciitis)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Full time Independent practice
Scleroderma and the gastrointestinal system (MD thesis)
travelling, sailing, swimming, singing, opera and art.
Graham White Scholarship
Final Year Clinical Medicine Prize
Courses offered to GPs
London Clinic for Bupa
on Osteoporosis management and treatment of fractures
Lister Hospital - RA, Gout, osteoporosis
360 MSF through Edgecumbe- December 2014
I scored average between 5-6 (highest score 6) for all patient satisfaction and scoring on all parameters from colleagues. Patients and doctors rated me very highly with very appreciative comments and my appraisal was very satisfactory (January 2015) through the IDF.
- MB ChB MD FRCP Liverpool University Medical School 1983
- Arthritis and Rheumatism Council, Junior Clinical Fellowship Royal Free Hospital 1993
Reference number 2825957
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Member of Council Independent Doctors Federation 2016
- Member of Private Practice Committee BMA 2013
- Member of Rheumatology and rehabilitation section Royal Society of Medicine 2016
- Medical Director Chelsea Rheumatology Clinic Ltd 2016
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London
National osteoporosis Society
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