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I graduated from medical school in 1989.
I have been a Consultant Rheumatologist since 2000 at Kingston Hospital NHS Trust.
I have a general rheumatology practice and have additional skills in musculoskeletal ultrasound and diagnosis of early inflammatory joint disease, fluoroscopic & Ultrasound guided injections. I initially set up the osteoporosis service at Kingston hospital.
Areas of interest
Osteoporosis; Soft tissue rheumatism; Pain management; Metabolic bone disease (MBD); Back pain; inflammatory arthritis, gout; Musculoskeletal ultrasound guided injections, autologous blood/PRP injections for tendon disorders, saline stripping injections in Achilles tendonopathy, Sports injuries.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust
Soft tissue rheumatism, autologous blood/PRP injections. Pain mamgement.
Coaching weight training/powerlifting/overhead lifts.
Former 2 time British Powerlifting Champion.
5th in the 1997 world championships.
ARC Research fellowship 1995-8 resulting in an MD from London University.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Panjabi, Punjabi - Basic
Wide variety of papers, abstracts, reviews & book chapters published.
- MD London University 1999
- MRCP RCP 1992
- FRCP RCP London 2005
- MBBS Newcastle university 1989
- MSK ultrasound Diploma EULAR 2016
Reference number 3343436
Details of entry to specialist register
- Rheumatology/GIM, 1999
Affiliations / memberships
BMA & RCP London
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.