Consultant Profile

Dr Dayavathi Ashok

Dr Dayavathi Ashok MBBS, MRCP (London), FRCP, RCP
Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • Rheumatology
    • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Soft tissue rheumatism
Special clinical interests:

Early Arthritis, Soft tissue rheumatism, Osteoarthritis, Neck and back pain, Carpal Tunnel syndrome, Osteoporosis and Widespread pain syndromes.

Research interests:

Early arthritis

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Rheumatologist at university Hospital of North Durham, and Bishop Auckland General Hospital.

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

British Society of Rheumatology
Royal College of Physicians
National Osteoporosis Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0191 418 8636
Private secretary:
Private secretary telephone number:
0191 4151272
Private secretary fax:
0191 4176573
Private secretary email address:
Thursday afternoons
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Ashok graduated from University of Mysore, India and completed postgraduate training in General Medicine in Mumbai. She then undertook speciality training in Rheumatology and General Medicine from Oxford and Yorkshire Deanery.

Dr Ashok has had extensive experience in general rheumatology, osteoporosis and early arthritis.

Presently Dr Ashok is setting up Early Arthritis service at University Hospital of North Durham. She combines a busy clinical practice in rheumatic disease with a strong interest in medical education.

Personal profile:

Dr Ashok is now settled in Durham with her husband and one daughter. Dr Ashok's interests include cycling, yoga, tennis, cooking and spending as much time as possible with family and friends.

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