What is Rheumatology?

Rheumatology is a branch of internal medicine that specialises in conditions of the muscles, joints, bones and tendons. Rheumatologists are also uniquely able to treat autoimmune disorders such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and others. Rheumatologists are usually the first doctors someone will see if they are experiencing joint pain, muscle weakness or swelling, and Raynaud's phenomenon.

Will I be able to get an ultrasound, infiltration or a blood test on the same day of the consultation?

Yes, if the Rheumatologist thinks it is necessary, he will be able to perform an ultrasound, infiltration or order some blood tests on-site. Please note an ultrasound or blood test fee will be added to the total of your consultation

What symptoms should guide you towards a Rheumatologist?

If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, you should make an appointment to see a rheumatologist:

- Joint pain, swelling or stiffness
- Muscle weakness or numbness
- Swelling in the feet or ankles.

What are the fees of a Rheumatology Consultation?

The fees for a Rheumatology Consultation are as follows:

- First Consultation: £130
- Follow-up Consultation:  £120
- Video consultation: £100

Extras:

- Ultrasound fee: £100
- Intra-articular infiltration fee: £100
- Phlebotomy fee: £48 + tests

A prepayment of £70 will be asked at the moment you book the appointment, the remaining will need to be settled on the day of your consultation

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Dr. Philippe Morillon - Rheumatologist

GMC: 7125563

Speaks French & English

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Rheumatology is a branch of internal medicine that specialises in conditions of the muscles, joints, bones and tendons. Rheumatologists are also uniquely able to treat autoimmune disorders such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and others. Rheumatologists are usually the first doctors someone will see if they are experiencing joint pain, muscle weakness or swelling, and Raynaud's phenomenon.

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