Dr Abdul Khan

Consultant Rheumatologist and Physician

MBBS, MSc (UK), FRCP (UK), MRCPI, MRCP (UK), MRCP (Rheumatology)
Year qualified:
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Clinical interests

Inflammatory joint disease, connective tissue diseases, gout, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, pain management and back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, Spondyloarthropathies (eg. Ankylosing, Spondylitis, Psoriatic arthritis) and stress-related musculoskeletal symptoms.

Personal profile

Dr Khan has attained extensive experience in Rheumatology and General Medicine, having trained at the London Deanery in renowned teaching hospitals including Kings College Hospital and St George's Hospital in London. He has extensive experience in General Rheumatology and sub-specialties of Rheumatology with inpatient and outpatient experience.

Dr Khan has been awarded professional memberships including MBBS, MRCP (UK), MRCPI and MRCP (Rheumatology) from the Royal College of Physicians in London. He has also been awarded Master of Sciences in Rheumatology (MSc) at Kings College London, which he passed with Merit. He is also C.A.S.E Accredited Focus Musculoskeletal Ultrasound qualified from Canterbury University.

He has expertise in General and Complex Rheumatologic conditions with ultrasound skills for the diagnosis and management of various inflammatory musculoskeletal conditions. He has a strong interest in research, especially with inflammatory arthritis and is currently working as Consultant Rheumatologist and Physician at Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital in Margate. Dr Khan is involved in musculoskeletal ultrasound training of specialist registrars and also supervisor of Core Medical Trainees and an examiner for the MRCP Paces Exam for the Royal College of Physicians.

Dr Khan works closely with physiotherapists, occupational therapists and podiatrists to provide a multi-disciplinary team approach towards the management of individual patients. Technical procedures such as joint and soft tissue injections are available and treatment is tailored to individual needs. Patients can expect a personal and empathetic service.