Dr Geoffrey Clarke

Qualifications

MBB Chir, MA, FRCP (UK)

GMC number: 0145484

Practicing since: 1990

Specialties

Rheumatology

Consultation times

  • Wednesday 08:30-13:15
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About

Dr Geoffrey Clarke is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital.  He specialises in musculoskeletal disorders including inflammatory arthritis, Osteoarthritis, soft tissue rheumatism, Osteoporosis, early arthritis, knee and shoulder disorders, spondyloarthropathies, and auto immune disorders including Raynaud's disease.

Dr Clarke is a Consultant Rheumatologist with many years’ experience and a broad knowledge in the diagnosis of all musculoskeletal rheumatic conditions.

Dr Clarke studied at March Grammar School where he was Head Boy 1955/6 and Selwyn College, Cambridge 1956-59. He gained his primary medical qualifications as follows: 

  • MRCS 1962 Royal College of Surgeons of England 
  • BChir 1962 University of Cambridge 
  • LRCP 1962 Royal College of Physicians of London 
  • MB 1963 University of Cambridge

Dr Clarke completed his clinical/ pre registration training at the London Hospital, Whitechapel (Now the Royal London Hospital) and Poplar Hospital. Subsequent clinical medicine training at The Slade Hospital, Oxford and as medical registrar at Kettering General Hospital. He also completed rheumatological training at St. Thomas Hospital, and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford.

From 1976, Dr Clarke was Consultant Rheumatologist at Harold Wood Hospital, then to Havering District and later to Queens Hospital. Dr Clarke was selected for lifetime achievement award by Barking Havering & Redbridge Trust in 2007 and is currently retired from the NHS.

Special interests

He specialises in musculoskeletal disorders including:

  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Soft tissue rheumatism
  • Osteoporosis
  • Early arthritis
  • Knee and shoulder disorders
  • Spondyloarthropathies.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Geoffrey Clarke at Nuffield Health

  • Rheumatology profiles
  • Osteoporosis screen

Locations Dr Geoffrey Clarke works with

Related experience

Research

Dr Clarke has carried out research, publishing papers on a range of topics plus several articles commissioned by medical journals.  Also, two books on Diagnosis and treatment of common joint problems intended for GP's and trainees at all levels. Early in his consultant career he founded a reg charity with a view to improving resources in rheumatology. This charity called Forth continues its work and is in regular contact with the NHS rheumatological team locally so that treatments/investigations not readily available in the NHS can be considered for funding.

Memberships

  • British Society of Rheumatology
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • British Medical Association

Insurers Dr Geoffrey Clarke works with

Dr Geoffrey Clarke works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Police Mutual
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • Benenden Health
  • Cigna
  • Aviva Health
  • CS Healthcare

Declaration

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

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

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