- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Video and telephone consultations
I am on the Specialist Register as a Consultant Rheumatologist. I trained in the West Midlands deanery as a Specialist Registrar in Rheumatology. His training included working at the University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospitals; Selly Oak Hospital and the Royal Orthopaedic Hospitals, Newcross Hospital, Wolverhampton, Heartlands & Solihull Hospitals as well as the Worcestershire Royal Hospital. My training included two years of experience at the University of Birmingham/ Queen Elizabeth Hospital which is a specialised centre for vasculitis and connective tissue disorder. I have been a Consultant in Rheumatology at Wrightington Hospital, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust since 2005 providing a high quality, evidence-based patient-focused service.
Areas of interest
I provide a comprehensive rheumatology service.
My areas of interest are inflammatory joint disease such as rheumatoid arthritis & psoriatic arthritis, crystal arthropathy such as gout, Ankylosing Spondylitis (runs a Special dedicated service), vasculitis, connective tissue disease, muscle disorders, osteoporosis and joint injections.
Current NHS consultant posts held
WWL NHS FT
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Tamil - Native or bilingual
- CCST-RHEUMATOLOY ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS-LONDON 2004
- MD.GENERAL MEDICINE MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE .INDIA 2004
- MBBS MADURAI MEDICAL COLLEGE 1985
- FRCP ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS LONDON 2013
- FRCP(I) ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS OF IRELAND 2012
Reference number 4497271
Affiliations / memberships
FELLOW OF ROYAL COLLEGE OF LONDON
FELLOW OF ROYAL COLLEGE OF IRELAND
MEMBER OF BRITISH SOCIETY FOR RHEUMATOLOGY
MEMBER OF AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RHEUMATOLOGY
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Sec. contact. No is 01257256249
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
ExCon - Further Discretionary Payment - (1-5)