|   +44 (0) 208 001 8481  |   

Consultant Rheumatologist

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Consultant Rheumatologist and Acute Physician

Expertise

  • All aspects of joint disease
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and other related heritable disorders of connective tissue

Procedures

  • Local steroid injections to joints and soft tissues

Most common conditions seen

  • Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS) and allied heritable disorders of connective tissue
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gout
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Ankylosing spondylitis

Most common symptoms seen

  • Widespread joint and/or muscle pain
  • Joint swelling and stiffness
  • Fatigue
  • Abdominal pain
  • Palpitations
  • Rash and allergic reactions
  • Anxiety and Depression

Background

He is a Consultant Rheumatologist offering a comprehensive service managing all rheumatic conditions. In addition he is a Board member in Clinical Commissioning, clinical researcher & author of medical texts, a Trustee to the UK charity The Hypermobility Syndromes Association, and a member of the Medical and Scientific Board, The Ehlers-Danlos Society.

Training

  • Undergraduate / Postgraduate – Cambridge University and Addenbrooke’s Hospital
  • Medicine training – Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, and University College Hospitals London rotation.
  • Rheumatology training – University College Hospitals London rotation.
  • Research training in epidemiology – ARC Clinical Fellowship, The Twin Research Unit, St Thomas’ Hospital, London
  • Certificate in Translational Medicine – University of Edinburgh.

Clinical interests and areas of expertise

  • All aspects of joint disease, with an area of expertise in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and other related heritable disorders of connective tissue.

Research interests

  • Epidemiology of hypermobility-related disorders.
  • Phase 2 and phase 3 clinical trials of new medicines for inflammatory rheumatic disorders.

Qualifications

  • BA Upper Second, Cambridge 1989
  • MB Chir, Cambridge 1991
  • MA, Medicine, Cambridge 1992
  • CCST in Rheumatology and General Medicine, London 1999
  • PgCert-TM, Edinburgh 2011

GMC Number: 3592515

Date of Registration: 1992

Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians, London (Fellow)
  • British Medical Association (Member)
  • Royal Society of Medicine (Member)
  • Independent Doctors Federation (Member)

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Consultant Rheumatologist and Acute Physician

Expertise

  • All aspects of joint disease
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and other related heritable disorders of connective tissue

Procedures

  • Local steroid injections to joints and soft tissues

Most common conditions seen

  • Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS) and allied heritable disorders of connective tissue
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gout
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Ankylosing spondylitis

Most common symptoms seen

  • Widespread joint and/or muscle pain
  • Joint swelling and stiffness
  • Fatigue
  • Abdominal pain
  • Palpitations
  • Rash and allergic reactions
  • Anxiety and Depression

Our Specialists

All our specialists are highly regarded and experienced UK hospital consultants; most are internationally renowned. They are considered experts in their specific fields and practice in eminent university associated NHS teaching hospitals.

If you are unsure which specialist to choose or cannot find a specialist, please contact us by email or telephone and we will do our best to help.