Dr Malcolm Persey

Dr Malcolm Persey

MA (Oxon) MD FRCP

Rheumatology

Video consultation available

Overall Rating

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4.9
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4.9
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4.9

Top feedback

“Five star“
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Languages spoken

  • Hebrew
  • English
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Registered with

General Medical Council: 3279935

Consultation fees

New appointment: £220

Follow-up appointment: £100

Practices worked at

BMI The Cavell Hospital

United Kingdom
41 reviews

Spire Bushey Diagnostic Centre

290 Centennial Ave, Elstree Borehamwood, London, United Kingdom, WD6 3SU
9 reviews

BMI The Kings Oak Hospital

United Kingdom
80 reviews

The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront

The Waterfront Beaufort House Elstree Road, Elstree, United Kingdom, WD6 3BS
12 reviews

About

Since becoming a consultant rheumatologist in 2001, Dr Malcolm Persey has been based at the Barnet and Chase Farm sites of the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust.  He practices privately in Enfield, Bushey/Elstree and Golders Green.  He diagnoses and treats a wide range of rheumatology conditions and and has a number of special interests.  He can arrange and interpret appropriate investigations such as X-rays, MRI Scans, Bone Density Scans, Nerve conduction studies and blood tests.  He regularly undertakes procedures such as carpal tunnel, other soft tissue and joint injections

Dr Malcolm Persey has extensive experience and particular interest in general rheumatology, osteoporosis, gout, arthritis/rheumatic diseases in pregnancy, and vasculitis.  Other areas in which Dr Persey has a special interest are non-surgical treatments of a variety of rheumatological problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome, neck and shoulder pain, tennis elbow and osteoarthritis of the hand and lower limb.

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Medical procedures

  • Joint injection
  • Soft tissue injection
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Special interests

  • Gout
  • Joint pain
  • Osteoporosis 
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sjögren’s Syndrome
  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Vasculitis
  • Rheumatic disease and pregnancy
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Reactive arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Knee pain
  • Soft tissue rheumatism
  • Medicolegal reports
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfers elbow
  • Shoulder problems
  • Neck pain
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Education

Dr Malcolm Persey qualified from Oxford University and the Royal Free Hospitals.  He then underwent training in general medicine and rheumatology gaining experience at St Mary’s, Central Middlesex, Northwick Park, The Hammersmith Hospitals and their Postgraduate Medical School and at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.  Since 2000 Dr Malcolm Persey has been a consultant rheumatologist, based at the Barnet and Chase Farm sites of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.


Ad hoc clinic available at Hadley Wood, The Wellington Diagnostic and Outpatient Centre and Elstree Waterfront Outpatients centre on Monday morning, Wednesday evening, Thursday and Friday morning, please enquire.


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Reviews

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5
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5
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5

Five star

23-03-2020
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5
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5
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5

Considerate and caring and honest

14-03-2020
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5
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5
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5

Highly recommend if anyone asks me. Dr Persey was a delight. Will be back in touch should I need him.

03-03-2020
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4
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4
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4

Very detailed in the advise

03-03-2020
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5
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5
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5

Very helpful and reassuring experience. I now have a much better understanding of my problem and what can be done about the symptoms. I would highly recommend Dr. Persey to anyone with a similar condition to mine.

27-02-2020
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5
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5
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5

Malcom Percy is an experienced doctor.

13-02-2020
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5
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5
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5

Dr Persey helped me to understand my condition. He listens carefully and has a very approachable manner.

Patient seen for:
Osteoarthritis
31-01-2020
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5
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5
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5

I first saw Dr Persey last week. He explained my problem very clearly even drawing so I understood. He was very pleasant & seemed to understand what was wrong quickly & efficiently.

23-01-2020
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5
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5

I'm hugely grateful to Dr Persey - seeing him was the turning point in my attempts to resolve an issue with my foot, the point at which we finally started to understand what the problem was (and wasn't). Whilst the issue turned out not to be in his area of expertise, his referral onwards to was the last one I needed! I would certainly use him if ever I needed a rheumatologist.

Patient seen for:
Foot Pain
19-01-2020
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5
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5
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5

Dr Persey is a great doctor who listens and explains everything in detail. I am very pleased to visit him. Thanks very much!

Patient seen for:
Back Pain
03-01-2020
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5
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5
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5

Dr persey is very kind and nice person We were very pleased to visit him He explained things very well to us.

25-12-2019
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5
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5
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5

I found Dr Persey to be knowledgeable, humorous and very reassuring. He explained everything in detail and completed the letters to my doctor and information to me in a very timely fashion. Thank you for a great experience.

Patient seen for:
Gout
20-11-2019
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5
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5
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5

Top chap, very knowledgeable, good listener and straight talking - Very professional

Patient seen for:
long term martial arts injury
18-10-2019
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5
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5
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5

Very helpful and knowledgeable doctor, eager to learn about my problem and prescribe the appropriate medicine

Patient seen for:
Dry Eyes
12-10-2019
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5
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5
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5

Dr.Malcolm Persey handled my problem in a smooth and calm way making me feel better , his explanation was clear and finally I found the proper treatment for my “back pain” Thank you so much !

11-10-2019
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5
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5
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Dr Persey was very straightforward in explaining the options currently open to me and this was really helpful.

Patient seen for:
Arthritis
10-09-2019
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5
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5
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5

Very good consultation with Dr Percy. Would highly recommend his consultancy.

Patient seen for:
Frozen Shoulder
29-08-2019
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5
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5
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5

A very useful and informative consultation delivered with kind and respectful consideration.

25-08-2019
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5
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5
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5

Very pleased

23-08-2019
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5
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5
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5

Efficient and carried out thorough examination. I could see him without a GP referral.

Patient seen for:
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
26-07-2019
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5
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5
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Dr Persey has a charming, kind and very calm approach. Initially I was a little nervous about a procedure which I subsequently had several times and would hardly have noticed it happening. He has a highly intelligent and sometimes witty way of explaining what is wrong and what can be done.

23-07-2019
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5
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5
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5

I can’t praise Dr Persey and his secretary highly enough for all their help. I arranged for my sister to be seen and it’s the first time in a long time that she seems happy and confident about what’s going on.

Patient seen for:
arthritis
16-07-2019
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5
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5
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It is always a pleasure to see Dr Persey, and after treatment I always feel much better. I have had several soft tissue injections to tendons and carpal tunnels and whilst the injections are not pleasant , the relief ,once the injections do their job , is fantastic. Thank you Dr Persey

Patient seen for:
Carpal tunnel syndrome
15-07-2019
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5
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I went to see DR Malcolm Persey after having a Gout attack he treated me straightaway with a steroid injection and within 12 hours i was feeling much better. He was very understanding and took the time to talk to me about my condition. The next day i received an email from his secretary with very useful information about Gout. I would highly recommend anyone suffering from Gout to book an appointment with DR Malcolm Persey .

28-06-2019
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5
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5
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5

He was very patient and understanding and gave me good advice and reassured me

24-06-2019
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5
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5
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5

Very helpful and reassuring

23-06-2019
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5
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5
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5

Exceptionally knowledgable and concise with explanations. Made to feel at ease over an injury that caused pain and anxiety. Very thorough in all areas to find the best course of treatment.

12-06-2019
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5
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5

I just wanted to thank you and Dr Persey for your care and support yesterday. I really appreciate your ongoing efforts to fit me in at what is usually very short notice so I can get back to normal as quickly as possible. I am feeling much better today and back at work 😊. Thanks again

03-06-2019
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5
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5
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5

My care through Dr Persey has been first class. He listens and very importantly understands my difficulties and has shown a desire to make sure my issues are identified correctly and put in the right course of medication

01-06-2019
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5
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5
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5

Clear, friendly, professional straightforward care and effective treatment.

30-05-2019
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5
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5
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5

Excellent advice, expertly and sensitively delivered.

16-05-2019
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5
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5

I have unfortunately been in a position where I have had to seek medical advice and treatment for a number of on-going different issues. I have been a patient of Mr Persey since 2002 and I have no hesitation in recommending Mr Persey to anyone who needs professional medical advice / treatment in his field and expertise. A very professional team assists him in appointments and follow ups. His team are contactable and always accommodating.

03-05-2019
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5
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Debbie (Dr Persey's secretary) was extremely efficient and helpful. Dr Persey has a very pleasant manner and he instilled confidence. Highly recommend this consultant.

14-04-2019
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5
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5
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5

Dr Persey is very understanding, listens to what you are saying and is very very helpful.

12-04-2019
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5
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5
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5

I met with Dr Malcolm Persey on the 11th April 2019, who was recommended by Dr M Mort. I have been suffering from extreme pains in both my hands and shoulder for over three months. Dr Persey suggested it may well be Polymyalgia, explained it is a condition that causes pain stiffness and inflammation. Dr Persey gave me a thorough examination, explained it was a difficult condition to identify. However, I felt very reassured, after months of pain, here was someone who could identify what I was going through. Dr M Persey provided me with a prescription for mild steroids and a form for a blood test in about 10 days time

12-04-2019
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5
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5
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5

My consultation was excellent.Dr Malcom identified my health problem as far as was possible, Explained that Diagnosing Polymyalgia can often quiet a lengthy process involving, several different tests. explained that inflammation was identified by Dr D Mort in a blood test. Further blood test are due in 10 days time, prescription also provided for medication.

12-04-2019
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5
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5
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5

I have seen Dr. Persey on two separate unrelated occasions and both times found him to be approachable, knowledgeable, thorough, professional and friendly. I would not hesitate to recommend him

10-04-2019

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