Consultant Profile

Dr James Francis

Dr James Francis MRCP(UK)
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Rheumatology
    • Back pain
    • Osteoporosis
    • Soft tissue rheumatism
Special clinical interests:

Inflammatory arthritis, Gout.

Research interests:

Osteoporosis, Ethnic variations of disease patterns.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Rheumatologist, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

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

Royal College of Physicians
British Society for Rheumatology
National Osteoporosis Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Private secretary:
Mrs Joanne  Halford
Private secretary telephone number:
0751 654 1257
Private secretary fax:
0116 279 6457
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Mondays (14.00 - 18.00)
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Francis did his rheumatology training in Worcester, Lincoln and Leicester. He also has specialist accreditation in general (internal) medicine. He took up his post as consultant physician rheumatologist at UHL in February 2005.

Personal profile:

Dr Francis is married with two children. He enjoys playing five a side football and the occasional golf.

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Dr James Francis

Dr James Francis Rheumatology Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

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