Dr Andrew Cairns: Rheumatology
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Dr Andrew Cairns

Rheumatology

 

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About me

Dr Andrew Cairns is a Consultant Rheumatologist based at Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, where he was appointed in 2004. He is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Queen's University, Belfast.

Dr Cairns studied Medicine at Queens University Belfast and trained in Rheumatology in Northern Ireland and Edinburgh. He received his doctorate from Queen's University Belfast for his research into the cause of SLE, and completed an MSc at the University of Ulster in Sport and Exercise Medicine.

Dr Cairns treats adult patients with rheumatological conditions, including all forms of arthritis and joint pain, autoimmune and connective tissue diseases, and soft tissue problems (such as tendon and muscle disorders).

Areas of interest

• Joint and soft tissue injection • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound • Rheumatoid arthritis • Osteoarthitis • Gout • Psoriatic arthritis • Ankylosing spondylitis • Connective tissue disease • Shoulder pain

Medical secretaries

  • Hillsborough Private Clinic Appointments
  • Hillsborough Private Clinic 2 Main Street HILLSBOROUGH BT26 6AE
  • 028 9268 8899
  • Ulster Independent Clinic Appointments
  • The Ulster Independent Clinic 245 Stranmillis Road BELFAST BT9 5JH
  • 028 9068 7444
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Procedures completed

  • W9030

    One or two injections, +/- aspiration, into joint(s), cyst, bursa or soft tissue, with image guidance - (5-50)

    Medical Associates (5-50)

  • XR180

    Ultrasound guided drainage of fluid collection - (1-5)

    Medical Associates (1-5)

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