Dr Sathish Kallankara

Dr Sathish Kallankara

BSc, MBBS, MRCP(UK), MRCP (London) FRCP (Edin)

Practising at

Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Sathish Kallankara at Spire include:

Rheumatology at Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital

Other treatments

  • Connective tissue disease
  • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
  • Rheumatology
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

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Professional profile

Completed MBBS from Calicut University, India.

Post graduate training in Rheumatology & General Internal Medicine – Yorkshire Deanery (Completed in 2010).

Working as a Consultant Rheumatologist & Physician at the Hull Royal Infirmary since September 2010.

Set up an Early Inflammatory Arthritis Clinic at Hull Royal Infirmary to facilitate early targeted treatment.

Prepared Guidelines for the management of Temporal (Giant Cell) arteritis and educated the local GPs for better management of the condition in the region.

Clinical Governance lead for Rheumatology Services in Hull & East Riding since 2010.

Maintaining regular contacts with the patient group “Hull & East Riding Arthritis Care (HERAC)”, involved in patient education and self care by giving them regular talks. Helped HERAC win 2 awards (National & Regional) for best charity group. Rheumatoid arthritis, Inflammatory arthritis, connective tissue disease, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica.

Clinical Interests

Back pain
Connective tissue disease
Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
Pain management
Rheumatoid arthritis
Soft tissue rheumatism

Special Clinical Interests: Early inflammatory arthritis, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Temporal Arteritis, Gout, Lupus & other Auto immune Diseases, Systemic Vasculitis, Fibromyalgia.

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Hull York Medical school
Training Programme Director, General Internal Medicine, Health Education Yorkshire & Humber Deanery

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Personal Profile

I am an avid sports enthusiast - favourite players: Sachin Tendulkar, Roger Federer, Andrew Flintoff. I like singing and composing classical music. I enjoy travelling and knowing the history of all places visited.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01482 672 444
Private secretary Hannah Houghton and Hazel Gorbutt
Private secretary telephone 01482 672 470

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