Dr Josie Vila

Qualifications

MBBS, MRCP (London), CCT (Rheumatology)

GMC number: 6057481

Practicing since: 2015

Specialties

Rheumatology

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About

Dr Josie Vila is originally from the North East and qualified as a doctor in 2002 from the University of Newcastle. She has been a Consultant Rheumatologist at Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS trust since 2015.

She has a broad range of expertise in general rheumatology, early and established inflammatory arthritis and differentiating autoimmune conditions from pain processing problems and fibromyalgia. In addition to this, she has sub-speciality interests in connective tissue disease including lupus, interstitial lung disease, systemic sclerosis and IgG4 related disease. She is a member of the northeastern regional connective tissue disease and vasculitis multi-disciplinary team, the northeastern regional interstitial lung disease MDT and the Northern IgG4 MDT receiving complex tertiary referrals from around the region.

Dr Vila can organise the following bloods and investigations: 

Standard blood tests and investigations:

  • Full blood count
  • U and E
  • LFT
  • Bone Profile
  • CRP
  • Urate
  • Ferritin
  • CK
  • TSH
  • Rheumatoid factor
  • Anti CCP antibody
  • ANA and ENA
  • DsDNA
  • Complement
  • X rays hands and feet
  • MRI spine if back pain

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