Dr Gerald George Consultant Rheumatologist and Physician
BSc BM MBA FRCP
Dr Gerald George is an independent consultant rheumatologist & physician with
18 years of experience as a hospital consultant rheumatologist. Dr Gerald George was a consultant rheumatologist at Medway Hospital. His qualifications include:
University of Southampton: Medicine
University of Warwick: MBA
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians: FRCP
Dr Gerald George Consultant Rheumatologist Expertise
Dr Gerald George has been a consultant rheumatologist for 19 years. He previously worked for the NHS at Medway Hospital alongside his private practice but is now an independent consultant rheumatologist. Whilst working for the NHS at Medway Hospital, Dr Gerald George was the lead clinician for the Rheumatology Department for seven years and also the Clinical Director for Planned Specialty Medicine that included rheumatology, dermatology, neurology and genito-urinary medicine.
Dr Gerald George as a consultant rheumatologist and physician is based in Kent and Sussex consulting from three venues. These are Spire Alexandra Hospital in Chatham, KIMS Hospital in Maidstone and Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital in Tunbridge Wells.
Conditions treated by Dr Gerald George
Dr Gerald George as a consultant rheumatologist and physician sees adult patients covering all aspects of adult rheumatology including; inflammatory arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, connective tissue diseases, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Sjogren’s syndrome, systemic sclerosis, osteoarthritis, gout, polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) & giant cell arteritis (temporal arteritis or GCA), fibromyalgia, metabolic bone diseases, osteoporosis & osteomalacia, back pain, and soft tissue rheumatism which includes tendonitis, tenosynovitis, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, plantar fasciitis and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Dr Gerald George performs procedures including; joint and soft tissue injections as well as nerve conduction studies for carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar nerve entrapment. Dr Gerald George performs musculoskeletal ultrasound in the context of early inflammatory arthritis.
Dr Gerald George is accredited for medico-legal reports as a consultant rheumatologist and prepares reports for musculoskeletal personal injuries such as whiplash, neck pain, back pain, tendonitis and fibromyalgia. For more information visit www.pvfmedical.co.uk or contact Dr Gerald George’s private practice secretary on 07986 475334.
Dr Gerald George Private Practice
Dr Gerald George will see you as a private patient at one of 3 consulting venues. It is preferable, but not essential, if you have a referral letter from your general practitioner and if you are privately insured this may be a pre-requisite. Please bring your insurance details with you to the appointment.
Dr Gerald George Privately insured patients
Dr Gerald George is registered and approved by all the major private medical insurers. If you have got private medical insurance then please make sure you obtain prior authorisation from your insurer prior to making an appointment to see Dr George. Major insurers include but are not limited to BUPA, AXA PPP, Vitality Health and Aviva.
Dr Gerald George Self-funding patients
Dr Gerald George will see self-funding patients. Please note you will have to pay for the consultation at the time of the appointment if you are self-funding. These charges may include procedure charges and hospital charges. We will correspond with your GP after the consultation.
All aspects of adult rheumatology are covered including but not restricted to:
Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, lupus (SLE), mixed connective tissue disease, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, pseudogout and fibromyalgia.
You can book an appointment directly on line to see Dr Gerald George at the Spire Alexandra Hospital by clicking here.
Spire Alexandra Hospital, Walderslade, Chatham, Kent
Appointments Tel: 01634 662822
Book an appointment to see Dr Gerald George at Spire Alexandra Hospital by clicking here
KIMS Hospital Maidstone, Kent
Appointments Tel: 01622 237727
Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Appointments Tel: 01892 629282
Dr Gerald George Consultant Rheumatologist Professional Memberships
British Society for Rheumatology
Royal College of Physicians
National Osteoporosis Society
GMC registered with a Licence to Practice
Contact Dr Gerald George Consultant Rheumatologist 07986 475334
Rheumatology Masterclass for Primary Care Clinicians
Venue: Spire Alexandra Hospital
Date: Saturday 8th February 2020
Time: 8am to 12:30pm
Aim: Learn how to diagnose common rheumatology conditions
Learn how to investigate common rheumatology conditions
Learn about management principles for rheumatology conditions
Contact Dr Gerald George for further details and to reserve your place