Dr Veena Patel

Consultant Rheumatologist


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I have extensive experience in managing various autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoidarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, inflammatory back pain, soft tissue rheumatism, connective tissue diseases, metabolic bone disorders, osteoporosis, muscle disorders, polymyalgia rheumatic, gout and osteoarthritis.

After having my Membership in 2010, I started my rheumatology training in Liverpool and completed the final year of training in Leicester 2015. I also have specialist accreditation in general (internal) medicine. I took up my post as consultant rheumatologist at Derby Hospital in 2016 and moved to UHL in April 2018.

Treatment information

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


Other treatments

  • Joint and busea steroid injections

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Additional information

Back pain
Connective tissue disease
Inflammatory rheumatic disorders

MBBS / Rajiv Gandhi University / 2004
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MRCP / Royal college of Physicians / 2010
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom

MRCP Rheumatology / Royal College of Physicians / 2013
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom

MEd / University of Birmingham / 2016
Masters in Medical Education

FRCP / Royal College of Physicians / 2019
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom

FHEA / Fellow of Higher Education Academy / 2015
Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physician (RCP)

British Society of Rheumatology (BSR)

Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS)

Private secretary Kavita Singh
Private secretary telephone 07702 794 597
Private secretary email kav.singh@hotmail.com