Consultant Profile

Dr Steven Young-Min

Dr Steven Young-Min BA Hons (Oxon), BMBCh, PhD, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Portsmouth Hospital
  • Rheumatology
    • Back pain
    • Connective Tissue Disease
    • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
    • Metabolic Bone Diseases
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Soft tissue rheumatism
Special clinical interests:

Osteoporosis and bone densitometry
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Temporal arteritis
Ultrasonography in early arthritis
Ultrasound guided injections

Research interests:

Ankylosing spondylitis
Early rheumatoid arthritis
Fracture prevention
Metabolic bone disease
Patient education

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Rheumatologist, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

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

Member of the British Society for Rheumatology
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
Publications committee Arthritis Research UK

Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Catriona Warner
Private secretary telephone number:
02392 321522
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Steven Young-Min has been a Consultant Rheumatologist in Portsmouth since 2006. Born in London, from Mauritian Chinese parents, he qualified from Oxford University Medical School in 1994 and undertook his junior rotations in Oxford, Bath and Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

He trained in Rheumatology in the Northeast of England, where he was awarded an Arthritis Research UK Clinical Research Fellowship. His PhD research was focused on Early Rheumatoid Arthritis and biochemical markers of rheumatic disease.

Since arriving in Portsmouth, Dr Steven Young-Min has been clinical lead for the osteoporosis and ankylosing spondylitis services. His practise however is diverse and spans the entire range of rheumatology from localised back or soft-tissue rheumatism to multisystem disease. He performs a wide range of procedures including ultrasound guided and non-guided injections, as well as suprascapular nerve blocks and caudal epidurals.

In addition to scientific papers, he is author of the bone health guidelines for Portsmouth and Southeast Hampshire and is one of the founding authors of a popular on-line resource for GPs called

Dr Steven Young-Min is a frequent speaker at local patient conferences and is a tutor for the Wessex Rheumatology ultrasound group. On a more national stage, Dr Young-Min gives lectures for the British Medical Journal master classes in Musculoskeletal Medicine and Rheumatology and he runs injection courses for the Royal College of General Practitioners.

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Dr Steven Young-Min

Dr Steven Young-Min Rheumatology Consultant, Portsmouth, private hospital specialist.

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