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Dr Sharon Jones

Dr Sharon Jones

Consultant Rheumatologist
BM, MD, FRCP

Practising at

Spire Cardiff Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Sharon Jones at Spire include:

Other treatments

joint and soft tissue injections.

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Professional profile

I became a Consultant Rheumatologist at the University Hospital of Wales and Caerphilly District Miners' Hospital in 1998. I have been a Consultant at Spire Hospital 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.

Clinical Interests

Rheumatology
Back pain
Connective tissue disease
Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
Lumbar spine disorders
Metabolic bone diseases
Osteoarthritis
Osteoporosis
Pain management
Rheumatoid arthritis
Soft tissue rheumatism

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Qualification and professional memberships

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
Doctorate Thesis
MD is a research based Doctorate


Professional memberships

MRCP achieved 1991
Elected to FRCP (Royal College of Physicians of London) 2002


Professional leadership

I am Clinical Director for Rheumatology at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Rheumatologist, University Hospital of Wales.

Clinical lead for Rheumatology.

Honorary Clinical Tutor Cardiff University.

Training Programme Director Welsh Deanery.

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Private contact details

Telephone 029 2073 6011
Private secretary Helen Crosby
Private secretary telephone 02920 742346
Private secretary email helenae.crosby@hotmail.co.uk

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