ROC offers a specialist rheumatology service for patients with acute or chronic issues and can consult or offer second opinions with appointments available upon request and without the need for a referral. Our specialists offer lengthy consultation on a wide variety of conditions and quick access to imaging and tests.
Consultations are available for but not limited to: Swollen joints whether painful or not, Acute exacerbation of pre-existing arthritis, Tendinitis, Plantar Fasciitis, Shoulder Pain, Rotator, Cuff Conditions, Acute Back pain, Upper limb disorders, Gout or pseudogout, Inflammatory Arthritis, Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography, Lupus & Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disorders.
Professor David Reid has 30 years’ experience as a rheumatologist and over the years he worked closely with Arthritis Research UK and other national bodies, shaping the delivery of rheumatological services in UK. His speciality is Osteoporosis although he will consult all acute rheumatological conditions, as well as providing second opinions.
Dr Rizwan Rajak’s area of specialism is in inflammatory arthritis and connective tissue disease, although he consults in all acute or chronic rheumatological conditions, including Osteoporosis. Dr Rizwan Rajak is currently the Clinical Lead for Osteoporosis & Bone Health and Rheumatology Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in the Croydon Health Service NHS Trust. He has also been awarded Clinical Excellence Award in 2017 for developing the Osteoporosis service in this part of London.