Dr Julekha Wajed is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Kingston Hospital. She has extensive experience having held a consultant post previously at Frimley Park Hospital. Her specialist interests are the diagnosis and management of early inflammatory arthritis (Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis and spondyloarthritis).
She has ample experience in osteoarthritis, gout, osteoporosis, PMR, GCA, soft tissue and joint injections. She is passionate about patient focused care, converging medical treatment, patient education, exercise and a holistic approach.
Dr Wajed graduated from Manchester University in 2003 and 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 won the Barbara Ansell prize and Eric Bywaters runner up prize at the Royal Society of Medicine. She was awarded the travelling fellowship through the British Society of Rheumatology and has completed an MSc (Merit) in Rheumatology from Kings College London.
She has a keen research interest, with multiple publications in many peer reviewed journals. She has led roles on clinical effectiveness & audit committees, including improving local services for the management of early inflammatory arthritis. She is actively involved with the training and teaching of local GPs and junior doctors.
- Inflammatory joint diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthropathies and psoriatic arthritis)
- Polymyalgia Rheumatica
- Giant Cell Arteritis
- Connective Tissue Diseases (SLE, Sjogrens’)
- Soft tissue and joint injections
Married with 2 children, enjoys half marathons and plays the violin and piano.
- 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
- Alliance Healthcare
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.