Personal profile

Key Research Interests

Systemic Vasculitis

Academic Background

I am a Rheumatologist with a clinical and research interest in primary systemic vasculitis. I am a full-time clinician at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with honorary links to the university. I graduated from Saurashtra University in India. I have a Masters from the University of Oxford, a doctorate in medicine from Saurashtra University and a doctorate in philosophy from the University of East Anglia. I am currently working on the following projects -

1. Epidemiology of primary systemic vasculitis in Norfolk

2. Validation of phantoms as a teaching resource for Giant Cell Arteritis ultrasonography

3. Artificial Intelligence to recognise static ultrasonography images of transverse images of arteries for Giant Cell Arteritis

4. EULAR recommendations for the management of PMR and LVV

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of East Anglia

Award Date: 8 Apr 2022

Master of Science, University of Oxford

22 Apr 200714 Mar 2009

Award Date: 26 Sep 2009

Doctor of Medicine, Saurashtra University

9 Jan 199519 Dec 1997

Award Date: 22 Mar 1998

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Saurashtra University

25 Sep 198917 Dec 1993

Award Date: 27 Oct 1996

External positions

Trustee, Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis UK

4 Feb 20204 Feb 2022

Honorary Secretary, British Society for Rheumatology

May 2016May 2019

Regional Chair for East of England, British Society for Rheumatology

May 2013May 2016

Consultant Rheumatologist, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1 Mar 2009 → …

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