Dr Kulveer Mankia

Associate Professor and Consultant Rheumatologist

BMBCh, MA, DM (Oxon), MRCP


Specialises in

  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Joint injections
  • Diagnostic radiology
  • Pain management
  • Neurolytic blocks

I am an Oxford trained Associate Professor and Consultant Rheumatologist with extensive experience in all areas of rheumatology at Spire Leeds Hospital and Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. I have a specialist interest in the early diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory joint disease, including the use of ultrasound and MRI. I am an internationally recognised expert in rheumatoid arthritis risk factors and early diagnosis.

I was born and raised in Warwickshire and educated at Oxford University, where I won a scholarship and took a first class honours with double distinction, achieved by only a handful of students. I was awarded a prestigious academic clinical fellowship to train in general medicine at the world renowned John Radcliffe and Churchill hospitals, Oxford. I have spent the last decade specialising in rheumatology, working at two European centres of excellence, Oxford and Leeds. I first underwent general rheumatology training on the Oxford rheumatology rotation and then moved to Leeds for further specialist training and research. I developed a research interest in the early diagnosis and management of inflammatory arthritis. Alongside Paul Emery I currently oversee a world leading research programme in this area at the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine.

I publish regularly in the leading rheumatology journals, and lecture nationally and internationally. I am member of two international task forces on rheumatoid arthritis, convener of one. I sit on national committees for inflammatory arthritis. I have edited three journal editions on early arthritis and am a member of the rheumatology question writing committee for the Royal College of Physicians.

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General Medical Council Number: C6144347

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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Kulveer Mankia at Spire include:

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Additional information

Rheumatology
Rheumatoid arthritis
Osteoarthritis
Pain management

Special clinical interests: Inflammatory arthritis; Diagnosis and treatment of joint and tendon pain; Musculoskeletal ultrasound and joint and soft tissue injections.

MA / University of Oxford / 2003
Master of Arts

BMBCh / University of Oxford / 2006
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MRCP / Royal College of Physicians / 2010
Member, Royal College of Physicians

DM / University of Oxford / 2018
Doctor of Medicine


Professional memberships

General Medical Council

Medical Defence Union

Royal College of Physicians

British Society for Rheumatology

Associate Professor and Consultant Rheumatologist; Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, University of Leeds (Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine), NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre

Outside of work I enjoy sport, travel and spending time with my young family.