Dr Gerald Coakley

Dr Gerald Coakley

MB BS PhD FRCP

Rheumatology

30 years of experience
19 years as a specialist
Video consultation available

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Top feedback

“Dr Coakley was extremely professional whilst being empathetic at the same time. “
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

General Medical Council: 3406245

Consultation fees

New appointment: £220

Follow-up appointment: £150

Practices worked at

Keats House

24-26 St Thomas Street, London Bridge, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9RS
6 reviews

BMI The Blackheath Hospital

40-42 Lee Terrace, London, United Kingdom, SE3 9UD
119 reviews

The Harley Street Clinic

35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
31 reviews

About

Dr. Gerald Coakley is a Consultant Rheumatologist and Physician who has been working at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich, now part of Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust, since 2000. He covers all aspects of rheumatoid and inflammatory arthritis and is experienced in musculoskeletal pain disorders such as fibromyalgia. He has run an interdisciplinary service for people with chronic fatigue syndrome / myalgic encephalomyelitis since 2007 at Keats House, London Bridge. 

Dr. Coakley qualified from the Royal London Hospital Medical School in 1989. Following this, he completed his postgraduate training in Nottingham and London, before undertaking an Arthritis Research Campaign Fellowship. He carried out in-depth research into Rheumatoid Arthritis and Felty’s Syndrome at Guy’s Hospital and this led to him obtaining a PhD in 2000.

He held the position as Director of Medical Education between 2003 and 2013, followed by Clinical Director for Dermatology, Neurology, and Rheumatology between 2013 and 2018 at Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust. He is currently a Trustee and National Chair of the Education and Training Committee for the British Society for Rheumatology.

He has published numerous papers in the areas of Felty's Syndrome and Septic Arthritis. 

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Medical procedures

  • Joint Injection
  • Rheumatology
  • Medical Report
  • Soft Tissue Injection
  • Medicolegal
  • Video Consultation
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome   / ME
  • Post-COVID fatigue
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Special interests

  • Arthritis
  • Knee Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Vasculitis
  • Back Pain
  • Gout
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • Sjögren’s Syndrome
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Joint Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral epicondylitis)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Septic Arthritis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Post-COVID fatigue
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Education

  • MB BS Royal London Hospital Medical School 
  • PhD King's College London
  • FRCP London 
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Reviews

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Dr Coakley was extremely professional whilst being empathetic at the same time.

30-07-2020
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My daughter consulted Dr Coakley almost a year after being very ill with sepsis. She has recovered well but has lingering post-illness (chronic) fatigue. Dr Coakley was sympathetic and reassuring in addressing our concerns. At a time when we, as a family, have felt worried and a little helpless after the shock of the illness, Dr Coakley’s thoughtful and considerate approach has been helpful in allaying our fears and hugely supportive too. Highly recommended.

Patient seen for:
post illness fatigue
26-07-2020
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Dr. Coakley was very friendly, professional, and put me at ease right away. Would definitely recommend !

Dr Gerald Coakley

Thanks so much for taking the time to provide feedback.

06-07-2020
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Great doctor

Dr Gerald Coakley

Thank you very much for taking the time to give this feedback, much appreciated.

28-05-2020
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Dr Coakley Was extremely professional and made my mother whom is 75 feel at ease while examining her and treating her. Not clinical at all, very nice gentleman.

Patient seen for:
Home Office Report
07-05-2020
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Dr Coakley's advice to our daughter Lara was clear, considered and well explained. We came away from the experience feeling that we had been well listened to and with a road map of how to take things forward to try to get Lara better. We adopted Dr Coakley's suggestions and I am happy to say that Lara is already showing clear signs of improvement, although we realise a full recovery may be some way off. We are extremely grateful for his professional opinion and for giving us his time.

Patient seen for:
Chronic Fatigue
29-04-2020
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Very happy with the service. Dr Coakley listed to what I had to say and was very good in giving his opinion and explained his thoughts clearly.

Patient seen for:
second opinion
28-04-2020

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