Dr Michael Irani



GMC number: 1641967

Practising since: 1973



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Dr Michael Irani is a Senior Consultant Rheumatologist with 30 years experience. He has attended seven Olympic and Commonwealth games and selected at IOC Medial liaison for the Rio Olympics.

He is an examiner and question setter for the Royal College of physicians, Royal College of Surgeons and Faculty of  Sports and exercise Medicine. He is a medical member of the Judicial Appeals Tribunal and a Medical Member of the Sports Resolution Appeals Tribunal.

Dr Michael Irani is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Imperial College School of Medicine and a recognised teacher in Medicine at the University of London. He is also an Executive Board Member for the International Weightlifting Federation.

Special interests

Rheumatic diseases, bone health (e.g. osteoporosis), Paget’s disease, osteoarthritis, spinal pain and sports injuries and performance issues.

Other interests

Rheumatology and General Internal Medicine.

Personal interests

Dr Michael Irani’s interests include spending time with his family. He takes an interest in the medical management of sports, such as cricket, rugby and weightlifting.

Locations Dr Michael Irani works with

Related experience


Dr Michael Irani has carried out several clinical studies on risk versus benefit ratios of treatments of rheumatic diseases. Other areas of research include doping in sport.


  • GMC member
  • Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • Royal College of Physicians (London, Edinburgh and Glasgow)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

Insurers Dr Michael Irani works with

Dr Michael Irani works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


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

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

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