Dr Ashok Rai

Consultant Rheumatologist


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I am a leading rheumatologist with over 25 years of experience helping people with bone and joint conditions feel better. I specialise in treating osteoporosis, arthritis, inflammatory conditions, connective tissue disorders, and metabolic bone disease. 

I graduated from Birmingham Medical School in 1985 with a specialisation in Rheumatology. Since then, I've had the privilege of teaching undergraduates and trainees in Rheumatology and providing clinical supervision. I've even participated in research studies on topics like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

I am also proud to be a University of Birmingham Medical School Senior Academy Tutor at the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Undergraduate Academy and a visiting Professor at the University of Worcester.

In addition to my academic and research experience, I've spent several years managing and improving rheumatology services. I was the Clinical Director for the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Rheumatology Department, where I worked closely with a multidisciplinary clinical team.

I provide treatment for a variety of bone and joint conditions, including inflammatory arthritis, gout, rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, joint hypermobility syndrome, connective tissue disorders, metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Polymyalgia, Sjogrens Syndrome, Arthritis, and Fibromyalgia.

My goal is to help you feel better and enjoy life more fully, and I believe in taking a patient-centred approach to treatment. That means working with you to create a personalised plan that meets your unique needs and preferences. If you're struggling with bone or joint pain, don't suffer in silence. Get in touch with me today and let's start working together to improve your quality of life.


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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ashok Rai at Spire include:


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Additional information

Connective tissue disease
Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
Metabolic bone diseases
Pain management
Rheumatoid arthritis

Inflammatory arthritis, connective tissue disorders, metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis.

Consultant Rheumatologist, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Married with three children, I enjoy hill walking and hill climb rallies. I am interested in information technology and the use of the internet in healthcare.

Telephone 01905 362 220
Private secretary Samantha Cupitt
Private secretary telephone 07527 405 177
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