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Dr Karl Gaffney

Dr Karl Gaffney

Consultant Rheumatologist
MB, BCh, BAO (Hons), FRCPI, FRCP

Practising at

Spire Norwich Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Karl Gaffney at Spire include:

Other treatments

Rheumatology
Back pain
Connective tissue disease
Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
Lumbar spine disorders
Osteoarthritis
Osteoporosis
Pain management
Soft tissue rheumatism
Sports medicine
Rheumatoid arthritis
Ankyloising spondilitis
Crystal arthritis
Carpal tunnel syndrome

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Professional profile

Dr Gaffney qualified in 1988 from University College Dublin (Honours). He trained in general medicine and rheumatology at The London Hospital. He is the author of over 100 papers in peer reviewed journals. His research interests include ankylosing spondilitis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis.


Clinical Interests

Rheumatology
Back pain
Connective tissue disease
Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
Lumbar spine disorders
Osteoarthritis
Osteoporosis
Pain management
Rheumatoid arthritis
Soft tissue rheumatism
Sports and exercise medicine

Ankyloising spondilitis Crystal arthritis Carpal tunnel syndrome

Private contact details

Telephone 01603 255 574
Website http://www.karlgaffney.co.uk
Private secretary Mrs Melanie Heatley
Private secretary telephone 01953 601 347 / 07758 373 585
Private secretary email melanieheatley@aol.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, London & Ireland
Member, British Society of Rheumatology (External Relations and Guidelines Committee)
Medical Advisor and Trustee National Ankylosing Spondilitis Society
President, National Osteoporosis Society (Norfolk branch)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Rheumatologist and Clinical Director, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer University of East Anglia
Chair Rheumatology Training, East of England Deanery

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