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At The Runnymede Hospital, our dedicated private rheumatology service provides a range of private treatments and services to patients.

At The Runnymede Hospital, our dedicated private rheumatology service provides a range of private treatments and services to patients.

There are over 200 musculoskeletal conditions and disorders that affect the bones, joints, muscles and soft tissues and our team of specialist Rheumatology Consultants will help diagnose and treat them.

We offer regular outpatient clinics where a consultant can diagnose and offer a suitable treatment plan for your individual needs.

Some of the most common concerns for seeing a private Rheumatologist are:

  • Persistent joint pain
  • Inflammation indicated by joint swelling
  • Tenderness of the joints
  • Stiffness, redness, warmth
  • Joint deformity
  • Loss of range of motion or flexibility
  • Fatigue, lack of energy, weakness

How to access our Private Rheumatology services at The Runnymede Hospital in Chertsey:

The Runnymede Hospital offers you fast, direct and convenient appointments with a private Consultant Rheumatologist. Your consultant may be able to reassure you that what you are experiencing is nothing to be concerned about, or they can discuss treatment options that could relieve your symptoms so you can return to enjoying your life.

Together, you and your consultant will decide the most appropriate course of action for you and develop a treatment plan built around your needs and requirements.

Should you like to use your health insurance to see a private Consultant Rheumatologist, please ensure that your insurance company will cover this and any the treatment required, prior to booking an appointment.

Whether you wish to use your medical insurance or self-pay you will need a referral letter from your GP to make an appointment.

Payment Options

Accessing private healthcare is easy, whether you choose to pay directly or use private medical insurance.

If you are paying for yourself, we can usually offer an upfront cost which you can then choose to pay in full or access one of our easy payment options.

If you have insurance, we can arrange direct settlement with your insurance provider, although you should check in advance to see if your treatment is covered. For more information, visit our private medical insurance page.

Specialists offering Rheumatology

Dr Gulam Patel

Consultant Rheumatologist


The Runnymede Hospital 1 more Syon Clinic

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Dr Mike Irani

Consultant Rheumatologist

FRCP London Edinburgh & Glasgow, FRCS England

The Princess Margaret Hospital 2 more The Runnymede Hospital Syon Clinic

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