Dr Yusuf Patel

MBBCh, FCP(SA), FRCP(London), PhD (GMC 3401271)

Practising at

Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Yusuf Patel at Spire include:


Other treatments

Rheumatology: Rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory arthritis, connective tissue disorder

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Professional profile

I completed my basic medical training and specialisation in general medicine in South Africa. I then spent six years at the Royal National Hospital for rheumatic diseases in Bath doing a clinical fellowship in rheumatology whilst also completing a PhD at the University of Bath. I spent three years as consultants/senior lecturer at Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town. . I was appointed as consultant physician/rheumatologist at Hull Royal Infirmary as of May 2001 and as Honary Senior lecturer at the Hull York Medical School in 2007. I thoroughly enjoy clinical practice in General Medicine and Rheumatology as well as teaching and clinical research.

Clinical Interests

Back pain
Connective tissue disease
Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
Rheumatoid arthritis

Connective tissue disease

Private contact details

Telephone 01482 672 444
Private secretary Lynn Kilkenny
Private secretary telephone 01482 672 417
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Medical Association
British Society for Rheumatology
American College of Rheumatology
Medical Protection Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Physican/Rheumatologist, Hull and East Riding NHS Trust.

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Personal Profile

Born and raised in South Africa, I am now settled in Hull with my wife and three children. My interests include tennis, walking, computing and spending as much time as possible with family and friends.

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