Dr George Papasavvas

Rheumatology 02524672


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network


  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr George Papasavvas is a Consultant Rheumatologist. He graduated from the London Hospital Medical College in 1980 and then trained in Rheumatology in London at the Middlesex, Royal London and King’s College Hospitals. He was appointed as Consultant Rheumatologist at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in 1992 and retired from the NHS at the end of 2020. He continues to see patients on a private basis. He has extensive experience in all aspects of adult general rheumatology and a specialist interest in osteoporosis. He was the lead clinician in Rheumatology from 2003 until 2006 and from 2014 until 2018. He has been lead investigator and co- investigator in clinical trials on rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

Areas of interest

Diagnosis and management of

Polymyalgia rheumatica, Giant cell arteritis,
All types of arthritis and back pain, including inflammatory arthritis (eg rheumatoid, psoriatic, ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis)
Soft tissue rheumatism (shoulder pain, tennis elbow, tenosynovitis, carpal tunnel syndrome).
Joint and tendon/ soft tissue injections

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