Dr Arumugam Moorthy

Qualifications

MBBS, MRCP (UK), CCT (Rheu), MRCP UK (Rheu), FRCP (Ed)

GMC number: 4688288

Practicing since: 1989

Specialties

Rheumatology

Consultation times

  • Weekly Monday evening
  • Overview

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01162 769 401

About

Dr Moorthy is a Consultant Rheumatologist in the NHS with a private practice at Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital.

After qualifying in 1989, Dr Moorthy completed his postgraduate training in general medicine and later went on to train in rheumatology in Manchester, Wrightington, Northampton and Leicester. During training, Dr Moorthy won a fellowship from the British Society of Rheumatology and a travel bursary from the European Rheumatology Society.

The treatments offered by Dr Moorthy include early arthritis, lower back pain and Sciatica, neck/shoulder/wrist pain, soft tissue rheumatism, paediatric rheumatology, ultrasound examination of joints, ultrasound guided joint injections, aspirations of joints and bursa cysts, epidural injections, various joint injections, supra scapular nerve block injection, carpal tunnel injection, chronic widespread pain, gout and osteoporosis.

Dr Moorthy has a special interest in early rheumatoid arthritis, children with joint pain and musculo skeletal conditions, ultrasound examination of joints, tendons & guided injections and also treats children with arthritis.

Dr Moorthy now offers a Rapid Access Arthritis Clinic on a Tuesday evening offering swift diagnosis and treatment of aches/pains/swelling/stiffness in the lower back/shoulder/neck/hand/foot/knee - all in one visit.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Arumugam Moorthy at Nuffield Health

  • Tendon problems

Locations Dr Arumugam Moorthy works with

Related experience

Research

Dr Moorthy has developed a special interest in ultrasound in rheumatology and has undergone training at the University of Ancona, Italy under Professor W Grassi.

Dr Moorthy's research interests include diet and rheumatoid arthritis, early rheumatoid arthritis, ethinicity and rheumatic diseases and developing educational material for South Asian patients.

Memberships

  • British Society for Rheumatology
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Medical Defence Union
  • East Midlands Rheumatology Society
  • East Midlands Paediatric Rheumatology Group
  • Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Network

Other post held

  • Consultant Rheumatologist, Leicester Royal Infirmary &amp
  • Leicester General Hospital
  • Consultant Rheumatologist, Loughborough Hospital
  • Clinical Teacher, University of Leicester

Insurers Dr Arumugam Moorthy works with

Dr Arumugam Moorthy works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

Dr Arumugam Moorthy does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Arumugam Moorthy does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Arumugam Moorthy does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.