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Last updated: 11 May 2020
I have provided care to Worcestershire rheumatology patients since 2012 working as a Consultant Rheumatologist for the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.
I qualified from the University of Oxford Medical School in 2002. Prior to my medical training I completed a BSc in Genetics and a PhD investigating molecular aspects of Marfan syndrome. I completed my rheumatology specialist training in the West Midlands before being appointed as a substantive consultant at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.
I offer patients investigation, diagnosis and management of a broad range of musculoskeletal conditions and perform joint and soft tissue injections. I have a specialist interest in early inflammatory arthritis and greatly value the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of rheumatology conditions.
I am a member of the West Midlands Rheumatology Service & Training Committee, a member of the Midlands Rheumatology Society executive committee and the rheumatology audit and quality improvement lead for my NHS Trust.
Areas of interest
Rheumatoid arthritis; Psoriatic arthritis; Inflammatory arthritis; Polymyalgia rheumatica; Ankylosing spondylitis; Osteoarthritis; Osteoporosis; Gout; Pseudogout; Fibromyalgia; Raynauds phenomenon; Connective tissue disease (eg. SLE, Sjogrens); Vasculitis; Soft tissue disorders (eg. bursitis); Connective tissue/hypermobility disorders (eg. Ehlers-Danlos syndromes); Joint and soft-tissue injections.
- Samantha Cupitt
Current NHS consultant posts held
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Biologic drugs in rheumatoid arthritis
CEA level 3
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- BSc University of Nottingham 1993
- BMBCh University of Oxford 2002
- D.Phil University of Oxford 1997
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 2005
Reference number 6055457
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Registered General Medical Council 2003
Details of entry to specialist register
- Rheumatology, 2012
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Physicians
British Society for Rheumatology
Midlands Rheumatology Society
- 139 Bath RoadWORCESTERWR5 3YB
- 08:30 - 11:00
- 01905 350003
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