Dr A Moorthy

Dr A Moorthy

Consultant Rheumatologist
MB, MRCP (UK) Rheum, FRCP Edin

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

Spire Nottingham Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr A Moorthy at Spire include:


Other treatments

Dr Moorthy treats early rheumatoid arthritis, low back pain, sciatica, neck, shoulder and wrist pain, soft tissue rheumatological problems, paediatric rheumatological problems, bursae, cysts, carpal tunnel problems, chronic widespread pain, gout and osteoporosis.

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Professional profile

After qualifying in 1989 I underwent a structured postgraduate training in general medicine for three years. I later went on to train in Rheumatology at Manchester, Wrightington, Northampton and Leicester. I also completed a part time postgraduate MSc course in Clinical Rheumatology at University of Manchester.

During my training I won a travelling fellowship from The British society for Rheumatology and a travel bursary from the European Rheumatology Society EULAR.

I have developed a special interest in ultrasound in Rheumatology and undergone training at the University of Ancona, Italy under Prof W Grssi.

I also treat children with arthritis.

Clinical Interests

Soft tissue rheumatism
Pain management
Back pain

Special Clinical Interests: Early rheumatoid arthritis, lowback pain, sciatica, neck, shoulder, wrist pain, soft tissue rheumatology, paediatric rheumatology, ultrasound examination of joints, ultrasound guided joint injections, aspirations of joints and bursa, cyst, epidural injections, various joint injections, supra scapular nerve block injection, carpal tunnel injection, chronic widespread pain, gout and osteoporosis.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Society for Rheumatology
Royal College of Physicians, London
Medical Defence Union
Midlands Rheumatology Society
East Midlands Paediatric Rheumatology Group
Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Network

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Rheumatologist, Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester

Consultant Rheumatologist, Loughborough Hospital

Clinical Teacher, Leicester Medical school, University of Leicester

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Personal Profile

I am married with two children. My wife is a computer programmer and I enjoy classical music, playing cricket and badminton. I am fluent in two south Indian dialects, Tamil and Malayalam.

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Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at Spire Nottingham 0115 937 7801 / Leicester 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Gemma Winters
Private secretary telephone 0116 272 9037 Ext: 3037
Private secretary fax 0116 272 9009
Private secretary email