Consultant Profile

Dr A Moorthy

Dr A Moorthy MB, MRCP (UK) Rheum, FRCP Edin
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Rheumatology
    • Back pain
    • Osteoporosis
    • Pain management
    • Soft tissue rheumatism
Special clinical interests:

Early rheumatoid arthritis, lowback pain, sciatica, neck, shoulder, wrist pain, soft tissue rheumatology, paediatric rheumatology, ultrasound examination of joints, ultrasound guided joint injections, aspirations of joints and bursa, cyst, epidural injections, various joint injections, supra scapular nerve block injection, carpal tunnel injection, chronic widespread pain, gout and osteoporosis.

Research interests:

Diet and Rheumatoid arthritis, early rheumatoid arthritis, eththnicity and rheumatic diseases, developing educational material for south asian patients.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Rheumatologist, Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hopsital, University Hospitals of Leicester.

Consultant Rheumatologist, Loughborough Hospital, Loughborough

Clinical Teacher, Leicester Medical school, University of Leicester

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

British Society for Rheumatology
Royal College of Physicians, London
Medical Defence Union
Midlands Rheumatology Society
East Midlands Paediatric Rheumatology Group
Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Network

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Private secretary:
Medical Secretaries Office
Private secretary telephone number:
0116 265 3014
Private secretary fax:
0116 272 9009
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Monday evenings and Saturday mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

After qualifying in 1989 Dr Moorthy underwent a structured postgraduate training in general medicine for three years. He later went on to train in Rheumatology at Manchester, Wrightington, Northampton and Leicester. Dr Moorthy also completed a part time postgraduate MSc course in Clinical Rheumatology at University of Manchester.

During his training Dr Moorthy has won a travelling fellowship from The British society for Rheumatology and a travel bursary from the European Rheumatology Society EULAR.

He has developed a special interest in ultrasound in Rheumatology and undergone training at the University of Ancona, Italy under Prof W Grssi.

Dr Moorthy also treats children with arthritis.

Personal profile:

Dr Moorthy is married with two children. His wife is a computer programmer and he enjoys classical music, playing cricket and badminton. Dr Moorthy is fluent in two south Indian dialects, Tamil and Malayalam.

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Dr A Moorthy

Dr A Moorthy Rheumatology Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

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