Dr Srinivasan Srirangan

Dr Srinivasan Srirangan

Consultant Rheumatologist

FRCP(Lon) FRCP(Rheum), MSc(Rheum)


Specialises in

  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Connective tissue diseases and lupus
  • Fibromyalgia and chronic pain
  • Gout and soft tissue rheumatism

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I have had extensive training in all aspects of rheumatology and general internal medicine. I see patients from the age of 16 years and above. I am an expert in all peripheral joint injections (both larger as well as smaller joints with the exception of spinal injections), joint aspirations, injections for tendons, bursa and carpal tunnel.

I am a specialist in the management of all rheumatological conditions including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis (axial spondyloarthritis), gout, pseudogout, reactive arthritis, lupus (SLE), Sjogren's syndrome, scleroderma, myositis, vasculitis, Behcet's, sarcoidosis, PMR (polymyalgia rheumatica), temporal arteritis, fibromyalgia, tendinitis, bursitis, soft tissue rheumatism, chronic back pain, sciatica, neck pain, lumbar and cervical spondylosis, wrist pain, feet pain, ankle pain, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, trigger fingers, shoulder pain (rotator cuff syndrome), osteoporosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, Paget's disease and hypermobility and chronic fatigue.

After reading medicine and completing my medical degree (MBBS) with a first class, I undertook my postgraduate medical training in various teaching hospitals in the North West of the UK (2001-2005) and was awarded membership of the Royal College of Physicians (London) in 2005. I subsequently undertook higher specialist training in rheumatology and general internal medicine in London and South East England. This had included three years training (2008-2011) at the Academic Research Unit at King's College Hospital and Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital London. During this period, I was awarded an MSc in rheumatology from King's College London. I successfully completed the specialty certificate examination for rheumatology in 2011 and was awarded the post nominal MRCP (UK) (Rheum). I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of UK having been awarded my fellowship (FRCP) in 2014.

I have been working as a consultant in the NHS since 2011 and have a great interest in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. Having been the LFG lead and Royal College Tutor for medicine and have a keen interest in postgraduate medical education. I supervise undergraduate and postgraduate medical trainees and am educational supervisor for medical post graduate trainees. I am an accredited appraiser for Consultant Physicians for whom I regularly undertake medical appraisals.

I have been the Regional Specialty Advisor to the Royal College of Physicians (UK) and have been the Regional Chair (South East England) for the British Society for Rheumatology (BSR).

I have been the Clinical Lead for Rheumatology in Medway (the department provides rheumatology services across Medway, Swale, Dartford and Gravesham) since 2018. I am the research and audit lead for the department and a Principal Investigator (PI) for number of clinical studies.

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General Medical Council Number: 5205852

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Srinivasan Srirangan at Spire include:

Rheumatology

Other treatments

  • Back pain
  • Connective tissue disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pain management
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Soft tissue rheumatism

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Additional information

Special clinical interests: Rheumatoid arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis. Back pain and Spondyloarthropathy. Connective tissue disease (Lupus, Scleroderma, ANCA vasculitis, Polyarthritis nodosa, Behcet's, stills disease, sarcoidosis). Osteoporosis. Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)/giant cell arteritis. Fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue. Soft tissue problems. Wrist/shoulder problems. Tendonitis. Carpal tunnel syndrome. Paget's. Osteoarthritis. Gout, pseudo gout.

Professional memberships

Member Royal College of Physicians (UK) (2005)

Member British Society of Rheumatology (2006)

Member National Osteoporosis Society (2013)

Member Medical Protection Society (2012)

Member General Medical Council (2014)

Royal College tutor and LFG lead for Medicine (2014 - current)

I am the research lead for the rheumatology department at Medway. I am a Principal Investigator (PI) for a number of interventional and observational studies and was recognised by the National Institute for Health and Care Research NIHR for Research support award in 2023. I have published my findings in the form of research papers, journal articles and posters in national and international conferences.


Articles

Srirangan.S Real world clinical outcomes of patients with moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis initiating upadacitinib in the United Kingdom: Interim analysis from a prospective observational cohort study BSR 2024

Srirangan.S A rare case of rheumatoid arthritis with perforating collagenosis Rheumatology, Volume 59, Issue Supplement_2, April 2020

Srirangan.S A case of PAN with destructive osteitis .BSR2014

Srirangan.S Patient satisfaction with rheumatology services across 3 clinical sites in Kent(UK) Eular 13-5817,

Srirangan.S,Gindea.S, Lynn.M, The use of Rituximab in RA The SLHT experience (poster)- London Deanery Future of Healthcare 2012

Srirangan.S , Nair.B, Dolan.AL. Observational study of MSK problems in patients presenting to medical clinics in urban slum setting in New Delhi. Eular 12-1749

Srirangan.S, Kirkham.B, Scott.DL. Functional outcomes in response to treatment with DMARDS compared to anti TNF agents in a cohort with Rheumatoid arthritis. Eular12-2564

Srirangan S, Choy E. The role of IL-6 in the pathophysiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis ,Therapeutics Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease Published online before print August 24 ,2010

Consultant Rheumatologist, Medway Maritime and Darent Valley Hospital

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