Dr Yusuf Patel
MBBCh, FCP(SA), FRCP(London), PhD (GMC 3401271)
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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Yusuf Patel at Spire include:
Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
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.