Dr Paul Anthony Sanders

Consultant Rheumatologist

MD, FRCP (Edin), FRCP (Lon)

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I have been a Consultant Rheumatologist since 1991, after gaining registrar and senior registrar experience in rheumatology and general medicine in Manchester between 1983 and 1991.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Paul Anthony Sanders at Spire include:


Other treatments

Drug treatments for inflammatory joint diseases including:
Rheumatoid arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis
Autoimmune connective tissue diseases (including systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis)

Local injections to joints and soft tissues

Shared care with other members of multidisciplinary team as appropriate including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and podiatry.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Rheumatoid arthritis

Speical clinical interests: Ankylosing spondylitis, connective tissue diseases, crystal arthritis, psoriatic arthritis.

Qualification and professional memberships

Current NHS posts

Consultant Rheumatologist, University Hospitals of South Manchester

Consultant Rheumatologist, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport

Honorary Lecturer, University of Manchester

Contact information

Private secretary Maureen Connolly
Private secretary telephone 0161 291 2401
Private secretary fax 0161 291 5488
Private secretary email Maureen.connolly@uhsm.nhs.uk