Dr Randa Alshakh
MRCP UK (CCT rheumatology)
I specialise in rheumatology with special interest in inflammatory arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis. I am competent in performing ultrasound scans of joints. I also have special interest in the management of osteoporosis (brittle bones) and assessment of bone density (DEXA) scans.
Other areas of interest include osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, gout, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis, soft tissue problems, lupus and connective tissue diseases, vasculitis and polymyalgia rheumatica.
I am a principal investigator for relevant research studies.
I am the lead of undergraduate education in rheumatology.
I work for the GMC (General Medical Council) as an associate.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Randa Alshakh at Spire include:
COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Yale Hospital.
MRCP UK (Rheumatology). 2019 Gordon Davis Prize. Highly commended for outstanding F1 trainee / RCP London / 2018
Membership of the Royal College of Physicians
British Society of Rheumatology
Undergraduate Education Lead for rheumatology
Evaluating the need for an acute rheumatology referral service
Denosumab, an effective therapy for hypercalcaemia of sarcoidosis with severe renal impairment
Experience of management of chronic kidney disease- mineral and bone disorder at a district general hospital, UK
Hypercalcaemia of sarcoidosis in a patient with severe renal impairment successfully treated with denosumab
I enjoy yoga and running. I love hiking and mountain climbing. Sometimes I write short stories. And I am learning to fly!