Dr Paul Ryan


MA, MB, BChir , MSc, MD , FRCP

GMC number: 2734060


Nuclear Medicine

Consultation times

  • 1st, 4th and 5th Fridays of each month. 12pm.
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Dr Ryan trained at Cambridge, where he obtained a double first, and then Guys Hospital, where he was subsequently a lecturer and obtained a MD in Osteoporosis studies.

Dr Ryan also has a wide interest in rheumatology including back pain, inflammatory arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, soft tissue injuries and fibromyalgia, He has established a national reputation for work in Osteoporosis and other bone conditions where he has developed expertise in diagnosis and management such that he is referred patients from across Kent. He undertakes both clinical work and bone densitometry where he has been responsible for national guidance. Dr Ryan chairs the Kent Osteoporosis Network providing advice to other doctors across Kent.

He also has particular interests in Thyroid disorders including hypothyroidism, thyrotoxicosis, lumps, and goitres. Dr Ryan is the lead consultant for thyroid cancer at Medway Maritime Hospital, chair of the West Kent Thyroid Cancer meeting and past chair of the Kent wide thyroid cancer group. He is also interested in a wide range of other endocrine disorders including hyperparathyroidism and other calcium disorders, hyperprolactinaemia and hypogonadism.

Special interests

Thyroid Disorders

Locations Dr Paul Ryan works with

Related experience


Published over 50 first author papers and 150 scientific presentation at meetings mostly on thyroid disorders and osteoporosis.


  • British Thyroid Association
  • Royal Osteoporosis Society
  • American Society of Bone and Mineral Research
  • British Nuclear Medicine Society

Other post held

  • Medway Maritime Hospital. Consultant Physician

Insurers Dr Paul Ryan works with

Dr Paul Ryan works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


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

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

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