Consultant Profile

Dr Pauline Ho

Dr Pauline Ho MBBCh (Hons), BSc, MSc, PhD, MRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Manchester Hospital
  • Rheumatology
    • Back pain
    • Connective Tissue Disease
    • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
    • Lumbar spine disorders
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Pain management
    • Soft tissue rheumatism
Special clinical interests:

General rheumatology
Ankylosing spondylitis
Crystal arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis
Inflammatory bowel disease arthritis



Research interests:

Genetic and clinical studies in Psoriatic Arthritis
Clinical studies in Ankylosing spondylitis
The use of ultrasound in rheumatology

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Rheumatologist, Manchester Royal Infirmary
Honourary lecturer at the University of Manchester

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

Member of the British Society for Rheumatology

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0161 232 2261
Private secretary:
Ms Jackie Hartley
Private secretary telephone number:
0161 276 4397
Private secretary fax:
0161 276 8690
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Pauline Ho graduated from the University Of Wales College Of Medicine in Cardiff in 1995 with honours degree; she also obtained an intercalated degree in Biochemistry. She pursued general rheumatology training in the North West region and during the training; she studied for an MSc in rheumatology. In addition, she obtained funding from the medical research council to complete a PhD studying the genetics of psoriatic arthritis. She completed the general rheumatology training in 2007 and took up the consultant post at Manchester Royal Infirmary since November 07.

Personal profile:

Pauline works full time and has two very lively boys who keep her busy after work. She is having her second chance in life to learn the violin with her boys for pleasure. Pauline's work keeps her very busy so it is difficult to have a hobby at present, but she loves good food.

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Dr Pauline Ho

Pauline Ho Consultant Rheumatologist with private appointments at Spire Manchester Hospital

I look after patients with all kinds of joint problems such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis as well as gout. In addition, I deal with other conditions such as lupus plus other connective tissue diseases.   

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