Consultant Profile

Dr Christopher Holland

Dr Christopher Holland MB CHB, FRCP London, FRCP Edinburgh
Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • Rheumatology
    Special clinical interests:

    The full spectrum of rheumatic diseases:-
    Soft tissue rheumatism (e.g. shoulder pain, tennis elbow, tenosynovitis)
    Polymyalgia Rheumatica
    Osteo Arthritis
    Neck and back pain
    Carpal Tunnel syndrome
    Widespread pain syndromes / Fibromyalgia syndrome
    Inflammatory arthritis (eg. gout, rheumatoid arthritis)

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

    Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London and Edinburgh
    British Society of Rheumatology
    General Medical Council

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0191 418 8636
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    After qualifying from Bristol University in 1972, Senior registrar rheumatology training was undertaken in Manchester. Dr Holland was appointed Consultant Rheumatologist to Sunderland Royal Hospital in 1983 and as lead clinician developed a multi professional team for the diagnosis and management of rheumatic diseases.

    With 30 years consultant experience Dr Holland's interest is in the accurate diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of rheumatic diseases from soft tissue rheumatism, widespread chronic pain to acute and chronic degenerative and inflammatory arthritis.

    He has extensive experience in the use of anti rheumatic drugs, soft tissue and joint injections and a special interest in patient education.

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    Dr Christopher Holland

    Dr Christopher Holland Rheumatology Consultant, Washington, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, private hospital specialist.

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