Dr Yusuf Patel

Dr Yusuf Patel


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

Specialises in

  • Inflammatory joint disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Polumyalgia
  • Vasculitis

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I specialise in Rheumatoid disorders including: connective tissue disorders, Inflammatory joint disorders, Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Vasculitis, Inflammatory myositis and Soft tissue rheumatology.

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 Honorary 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.


General Medical Council Number: C3401271

Treatment information

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


Other treatments

  • Connective tissue disorder
  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

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Additional information

Back pain
Connective tissue disease
Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
Rheumatoid arthritis

Connective tissue disease

Consultant Physican/Rheumatologist, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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.

Telephone 01482 672 444
Private secretary Lynn Kilkenny
Private secretary telephone 01482 672 417
Private secretary email lynn.kilkenny@spirehealthcare.com