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Dr Callaghan is a Consultant Rheumatologist who has been working in the NHS since 1995.
He specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of all joint related problems (inflammatory and degenerative arthritis, joint injections), soft tissue problems (rotator cuff, tendinitis, bursitis), chronic pain (regional pain, back pain, fibromyalgia, soft tissue injections) and osteoporosis. He has a special clinical interest in connective tissue disease (SLE/lupus, Sjogren's syndrome, myositis, scleroderma) and vasculitis and runs a weekly NHS clinic specifically for these conditions. As well as providing a thorough clinical assessment he also recognises the important of excellent patient communication and focuses heavily on patient centred care.
Dr Callaghan sits on various advisory boards and his research background includes participation in various regional and national clinical trials. As an Honorary Clinical Teacher for the School of Medicine in Cardiff, he is actively involved in the medical school's undergraduate teaching program.
Any spare time he has is spent enjoying his family. He is also a keen tennis player and has played competitive tennis since his younger days.
Areas of interest
Rheumatoid arthritis; Osteoarthritis; Soft tissue disorders; SLE (lupus) / connective tissue disorders; Vasculitis; Chronic pain; Osteoporosis
- Keeley Smith (Tel only Mon-Fri, 6pm - 8pm please)
- 07305 305552
- 07305 305552
Video and telephone consultations
- Offers video and telephone consultations
Current NHS consultant posts held
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Weekly clinics in:
Brecon War Memorial Hospital
St Woolos Hospital, Newport
Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport
Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny
MBBCh (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
First Class Honours Degree BSc (Bachelor of Science) in Pharmacology
FRCP (Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians), London
PGCME (Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education)
Reference number 4339137
- Nuffield Health Hereford HospitalVenns...
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 01432 817353
- St. Joseph's Hospital Harding Avenue Malpas...
- 14:00 - 17:00
- 01633 820344
- The Glan Usk Suite Nevill Hall Hospital...
- 17:00 - 19:00
- 01873 732387
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.