Dr Sharon Jones
BM, MD, FRCP
I became a Consultant Rheumatologist at the University Hospital of Wales and Caerphilly District Miners' Hospital in 1998. I have been a consultant with Spire since 2001. My MD thesis was aspects of psoriatic arthritis and I have a particular clinical interest in ankylosing spondylitis and the spondyloarthropathies.
I perform joint and soft tissue injections including all peripheral joints (knee, wrist, ankle, shoulder, elbow etc) and bursae (greater trochanteric bursa around hip and subacromial bursa of shoulder) and tendon sheaths of fingers. I closely co-operate with the radiologists when and ultrasound- guided procedure may be indicated.
I have performed many thousands of injections since qualification.
I am Clinical Director for Rheumatology, directing a large and busy department in the largest Welsh teaching hospital. I also Chair the Specialist Advisory Committee for Rheumatology Trainees, over-seeing the training of All Wales Rheumatology.
I am an Honorary Clinical Tutor for Cardiff University.
I have contributed to Arthritis-related charitable work including NASS (National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society), NRAS (National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society) and Arthritis Care.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Sharon Jones at Spire include:
BM / Southampton University / 1987
Bachelor or Medicine and Surgery
BM is the first degree for all doctors after 5 years at Medical School
MD / University of Bath / 1999
MD is a research based Doctorate
MRCP achieved 1991
I am Clinical Director for Rheumatology at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Consultant Rheumatologist, University Hospital of Wales.
Clinical lead for Rheumatology.
Honorary Clinical Tutor Cardiff University.
Training Programme Director Welsh Deanery.