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Dr  Ravinder Sandhu

Dr Ravinder Sandhu

Consultant Rheumatologist
MBChB, PgC Med Ed, PhD, FRCP

Practising at

Spire Little Aston Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ravinder Sandhu at Spire include:

Rheumatology

Other treatments

Inflammatory arthritis, early arthritis, connective tissue disease, respiratory disease associated with connective tissue, osteoporosis. 

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Professional profile

I qualified in Medicine at the University of Birmingham in 1998. I completed my medical training in the West Midlands and obtained my PhD at Keele University in 2010. I have been a Consultant Rheumatologist since 2009 based at the Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust.

I specialise in Rheumatology. My specific interest include early inflammatory arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and lung disease related to rheumatic/connective tissue disease. I also treat a variety of other conditions including back pain, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, chronic pain/fibromyalgia, connective tissue disease and fibromyalgia.

I am experienced in a variety of soft tissue and joint injections.

I am currently Clinical Audit Lead for the Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust. I am also Deputy Lead for the Trust Undergraduate Academy which is affiliated to the University of Birmingham Medical School.

In addition to my clinical work, I am also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.


Private contact details

Private secretary Lindsay Corns
Private secretary telephone 07702 704887
Private secretary email Lindsay.Corns@nhs.net
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Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB / University of Birmingham / 1998
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Medical Degree given to physicians at the basis of their training

PgC Med Ed / Keele University / 2008
Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education
Post graduate medical education qualification aim for those who teach medicine

PhD / Keele University / 2010
Doctor of Philosophy
Postgraduate Research Doctorate

FRCP / Royal College of Physicians (London) / 2013
Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (London, UK)
All physicians have to pass a postgraduate exam to become a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP). Senior physicians can be elected to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians


Professional memberships

British Society for Rheumatology
Royal College of Physicians
Medical Defence Union


Professional leadership

Clinical Lead for Early Arthritis Clinic
Consultant Clinical Audit Lead
Deputy Lead for Undergraduate Academy
Senior Academy Tutor

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Rheumatologist, Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham

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Personal Profile

I enjoy spending time with my family. I have two boys and as a family we enjoy travelling, hiking and cycling. I am preparing to climb Mt Kilimanjaro (West Africa) in September 2017.

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