Dr Mike Batley

Consultant Rheumatologist
MBBS (Lon), MSc (Lon), FRCP (Lon)

Practising at

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Mike Batley at Spire include:

Other treatments

Rheumatology: Back pain, Connective Tissue Disease, Inflammatory rheumatic disorders, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Pain management, Soft tissue rheumatism, Lumbar spine disorders,

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Professional profile

I trained at Guys Hospital in London, qualifying in 1991. I was a junior doctor at the North Middlesex Hospital and was a registrar in the South Thames region working at St Thomas, Kings College and Guys Hospitals.

I was part of the Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Network and my research looked at the effects of other conditions associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). I have presented this data in Europe and the United States of America. In 2003 I became a consultant in Rheumatology and General Medicine in the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Trust, working initially out of the Maidstone Site. I have set up Lupus Clinics, Early Synovitis Clinics and Biologic Cohort Clinics, and have published our outcomes in the International Literature.

I have been the Royal College tutor for medicine, Clinical Director for medicine and currently am the Clinical Governance Lead for Medicine at Maidstone as well as the Rheumatology Clinical Lead for MTW trust and the Chair of the VTE committee.

Clinical Interests

Inflammatory joint disease (eg.. Rheumatoid Arthritis). Autoimmune disease (eg Systemic Lupus Erythematosus). Back Pain and Spinal interventions.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Society of Rheumatology
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London. .

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Current NHS posts

. Lead Consultant Rheumatologist and General Physician at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS trust.

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Personal Profile

 I live in Cranbrook, have a wife and two lovely daughters, 2 cats, 6 chickens and a few visiting ducks.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01892 741150
Private secretary fax 01892 740 046