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23 results found for 'Rheumatology' in East London, London, UK

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Expert in: Rheumatology
39 years of experience

Dr Anthony Hammond is a Rheumatologist working in the NHS practice The Horder Centre in Crowborough. He qualified in 1980 from the University of Edinburgh and completed training in General Medicine and Rheumatology at The Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath and Bart’s Hospital in London. He also completed his doctoral research in SLE at The Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London.

He has a particular interest in arthritis, gout and SLE, and is also an expert in spinal pain management. He has lectured extensively on spinal pain and is a faculty member of the International Spinal Intervention Society (ISIS). Dr Hammond also has experience in the management of sciatica and back pain, including intervertebral disc damage.  

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Expert in: Rheumatology
16 years of experience

Dr Nora Ng is a well-respected Consultant Rheumatologist with HCA Healthcare at The Harley Street Clinic, The Lister Hospital and The Princess Grace Hosptial. She also holds a Consultant Post at Guy's and St. Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust. She has a wide range of experience in managing all aspects of haematological conditions including ankylosing spondylitis, gout, osteoporosis and all types of arthritis. 

She was awarded her Medical Degree from the University of Nottingham Medical School. She completed her subspecialist rheumatology training across numerous centres of excellence in London including University College London and Imperial College Healthcare. She remains heavily involved in research, particularly in the area of ultrasound in inflammatory arthritis. She has presented her work at both a national and international level. 

 

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Expert in: Rheumatology
31 years of experience

Dr. Nagui Gendi is a Consultant Rheumatologist currently working at the private practices Nuffield Health Brentwood and Spire Hartswood Hospital and he has been an NHS Rheumatology Consultant in Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Trust since 1995. His areas of special interest are connective tissue diseases and other multisystem disorders. He sees children and has conducted a Paediatrics Rheumatology clinic for about 20 years. He is proficient in musculoskeletal ultrasound. He does also medicolegal work in particular for work-related disorders and injury-induced chronic pain including fibromyalgia.

Dr. Gendi graduated from Alexandria University in 1977 and achieved a Master of Science in Internal Medicine in 1984. He became a member of the Royal College of Physicians, London, in 1986 and a fellow in 2000. He has broad training in Rheumatology which included the Royal Free Hospital, London, where he developed first his interest in connective tissue diseases, and at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, where he was trained in inflammatory joint disease, Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine. He obtained his specialist accreditation in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Medicine in 1995.

Additionally, Dr. Gendi is interested in research and teaching. He has published on connective tissue diseases and inflammatory arthritis and contributes regularly to multicentre studies. He collaborates widely with colleagues in the region and to training in Rheumatology.

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What is a Rheumatologist?

Musculoskeletal problems and autoimmune conditions afflict millions around the world. These disorders include somewhat common problems like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and gout, to the much more complex autoimmune problems like lupus, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and various rare and exotic autoimmune conditions. By definition, the best rheumatologists in London deal with any pain or disorders of the joints, muscles, tendons, bones, and connective tissues, including those caused by autoimmune conditions. Finding top rheumatologists near London is easy with the services of Doctify.

When to see a Rheumatologist?

It is important to note that patients experiencing acute or chronic pain from any of the rheumatology areas of concern often have two main questions for medical professionals: 1) what’s causing the pain, and 2) how can we make it go away. When not dealing with an autoimmune disease, the treatment options from rheumatologists in London may be focused on physical therapy, medications, injections (such as steroid or pain injections in the painted joint or muscle areas), or similar tactics. In cases of a suspected autoimmune disease, treatment may be somewhat more difficult.

There are a number of medication options of varying success, in addition to basic pain management regimens. Often, autoimmune diseases may require multiple visits – even when seeing the best rheumatologists in London, as they can be extremely difficult to diagnose and present with variable symptoms from a visit to visit. The most important thing to remember about rheumatologists in London is that they are highly-trained experts that are there to help alleviate your pain as much as possible and determine the root cause of the pain. It can be frustrating for patients who expect an immediate diagnosis and cure, as in many cases, the conditions treated by top rheumatologists in London are chronic and largely incurable. Nevertheless, with the treatment options available, a bit of patience, pain management, and persistence, most patients are able to find solutions to allow them to live their lives to the fullest.

What procedures can you find at a Rheumatology clinic? 

  • Ultrasound
  • Shockwave Therapy
  • Laser Therapy
  • Injury Rehabilitation
  • Vibration Therapy
  • Rheumatology
  • Video Consultation