Consultant Profile

Dr Sundeept Bhalara

Dr Sundeept Bhalara MBBS, MSC, MD, MRCP.
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital, Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Rheumatology
    • Back pain
    • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Soft tissue rheumatism
    • Sports injury
    • Sports medicine
Special clinical interests:

Inflammatory rheumatic disorders.
Soft tissue rheumatism.
Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis.

Research interests:

Early arthritis.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Rheumatologist and General Physician, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust General Hospital
Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist, Charing Cross Hospital and The Kennedy Insititute of Rheumatology

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Society of Rheumatology
Royal College of Physicians

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
020 8901 5555
Private secretary:
Lisa Shaw
Private secretary telephone number:
01895 628882
Friday mornings and afternoons
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Bhalara qualified from University College, London in 1991. He trained in general medicine and rheumatology at St Bartholomew's, Charing Cross and the Hammersmith hospitals and the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, London.

He has completed a doctoral thesis on issues concerned with the assessment of early inflammatory arthritis and biological therapy following research undertaken at the Kennedy Institute. He has published on these and related topics and was involved with early clinical trials on the use of novel biological agents in rheumatoid arthritis.

During his earlier training he completed a Master's degree in immunology and retains an interest in the immunology of rheumatic disease.

His current clinical practice is broad and involves the entire spectrum of rheumatological disease but he is particularly interested in inflammatory arthritis, soft tissue disease and osteoporosis.

Personal profile:

Dr Bhalara is married with two young children. His interests include travelling, horseriding, skiing, badminton and reading.

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Dr Sundeept Bhalara

Dr Sundeept Bhalara

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