Dr Julekha Wajed

Qualifications

MBChB, MSc (Rheum), FRCP

GMC number: 6078155

Practising since: 2003

Specialties

Rheumatology

Consultation times

  • Alternate Thursdays AM
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About

Dr Julekha Wajed is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Kingston Hospital NHS Trust. She has been a consultant for over 10 years, working at Frimley Park Hospital previously. Her specialist interests are the diagnosis and management of early inflammatory arthritis (Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis and spondyloarthritis), osteoarthritis, gout, osteoporosis, PMR, GCA, soft tissue and joint injections. She is passionate about patient-focused care, converging patient education, medical treatment, exercise and a holistic approach. Dr Wajed graduated from Manchester University in 2003. She completed her medical training in North Thames London, and CCST in Rheumatology and General Internal Medicine in the South Thames London training program. She was awarded Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2017.

She was awarded an MSc in Rheumatology from Kings College London in 2017. She has won the Barbara Ansell and Eric Bywaters prize at the Royal Society of Medicine and awarded a travelling fellowship through the British Society of Rheumatology.

Dr Wajed has a keen research interest, with multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals. She has presented her work at local and European conferences. She has led roles on clinical effectiveness & audit committees and is actively involved with the training and teaching of local GPs and junior doctors.

Special interests

  • Inflammatory joint diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthropathies and psoriatic arthritis)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Gout
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Connective Tissue Diseases (SLE, Sjogrens’)
  • Soft tissue and joint injections

Personal interests

  • Married with 3 children
  • Half Marathons and 10k runs
  • Health, wellness & Fitness

Locations Dr Julekha Wajed works with

Related experience

Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Society Rheumatology

Other posts held

  • Kingston Hospital NHS Trust, Consultant Rheumatologist

Insurers Dr Julekha Wajed works with

Dr Julekha Wajed works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • Aetna
  • AXA Health
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Declaration

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

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

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