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Dr Patel is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Ashtead Hospital in Surrey
Rheumatoid arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, psoriaritic arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, carpal tunnel syndrome and neck and back pain. Also interested in sciatica, shoulder problems, systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) and other connective tissue disorders. Soft tissue problems such as tennis elbow and plantar fasciitis.
Dr Patel qualified from the University of Southampton in 1984. He has worked in a variety of hospitals in England and in New Zealand. Following training in general internal medicine he specialised in rheumatolgy. He has a particular expertise in metabolic bone diseases such as osteoporosis.
Bachelor of Medicine (BM) University of Southampton Medical School - 1984
Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) Royal College of Physicians (London) - 1989
Doctor of Medicine (DM) University of Nottingham Medical School - 1995
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Physicians (London) - 2000
American Society for Bone & Mineral Research
British Society for Rheumatology
National Osteoporosis Society
Bone Research Society
Kings College Hospital