Dr Anurag Bharadwaj

Dr Anurag Bharadwaj

Consultant Rheumatologist

Specialises in

  • Back pain investigations
  • Bone density scan
  • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
  • Connective tissue disease and rheumatism
  • Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis
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Practising at

Spire Hartswood Hospital
Tel:Tel: 01277 232525
Clinic times:
Thursday (alternate): 5pm - 8pm
Spire Wellesley Hospital
Tel:Tel: 01702 462944
Clinic times:
Saturday: 9am - 11am

An initial consultation with Dr Anurag Bharadwaj is from £200.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Anurag Bharadwaj at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Back pain
  • Connective tissue disease
  • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pain management
  • Soft tissue rheumatism
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Professional profile

I am a Consultant Rheumatologist offering private rheumatology care. My work involves outpatient care for general rheumatological problems, early inflammatory arthritis, connective tissue disorders and vasculitis. In my clinic I am able to offer musculoskeletal ultrasound during the consultation, to assist diagnosis of rheumatological disease.

Until I moved to the UK in 2003, I was Associate Professor of Medicine and Head of the Unit of Rheumatology at a University Hospital in India. I undertook further training in rheumatology in the UK within the Eastern Deanery. I completed my postgraduate training in internal medicine (1994) and clinical immunology-rheumatology (1998) in India. I set up a unit of rheumatology and immunology at Pokhara (Nepal) and Manipal (India). I was involved in undergraduate medical students teaching from 1991 onwards including teaching for one year at Melaka Manipal Medical College in Malaysia. I was also an undergraduate examiner for medicine and a designated examiner for rheumatology.

As part of my immunology-rheumatology training I learned major immunological laboratory techniques and rheumatological procedures. My previous experience in internal medicine has given me confidence in managing emergency care, in-patient and outpatient care for acute medical patients.

I welcome appropriate patients wishing to refer and pay for treatment themselves without the need for a GP letter of referral.

General Medical Council Number: C6072596

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Back pain
Connective tissue disease
Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
Soft tissue rheumatism

Special clinical interests: Auto-immune inflammatory disorders, inflammatory arthritis, connective tissue diseases (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus), fibromyalgia, spinal disorders, regional pain syndromes.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Rheumatologist, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Personal profile

I was an active member of the Indian Montrek Association, regularly taking part in high mountain trekking. I also have an interest in wildlife, photography and music. My wife, Kavita Bharadwaj, is a professional singer in Indian light and classical music and is presently devoting her time to bringing up our son and daughter.

Financial interests

100% ownership of an ultrasound machine used at Spire Wellesley Hospital.

Contact information

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