Dr Sandeep Bawa


MB ChB, MRCP, MSc (Sports Medicine)

GMC number: 4470287

Practising since: 1997


Rheumatology, General (internal) Medicine

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Sandeep graduated in 1997 from the University of Edinburgh, and completed his specialist training in both Rheumatology and General Medicine from Oxford. He has been a Consultant Rheumatologist at Nuffield Health Glasgow Hospital and Gartnavel General Hospital since 2008. He was appointed as an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow in 2010, and more recently as Honorary Clinical Associate Professor in 2015.

He was given the accolade of “Medical Professional of the Year 2017” at the Scottish Asian & Business Awards at the awards ceremony at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Glasgow in December 2017.

He has broad clinical experience in all areas of Rheumatology from arthritis through to connective tissue disease, gout and all forms of musculoskeletal pain. He provides a complete range of Rheumatological treatments including: intra articular (joint) and soft tissue injections, intra-venous therapies, immunosuppressive treatments, disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, and the latest biological therapies.

Using a multidisciplinary approach and evidenced based medicine he believes in delivering the highest standards of personalised patient care.

Sandeep also has a specialist interest in Sports Medicine, having completed his Masters at University College London. He has skills both in acupuncture and musculoskeletal ultrasound. He was appointed as Medical Team Leader for the Field of Play during the London Olympics 2012, and more recently was the Sports Doctor at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014.

Other interests

Sandeep treats patients with the following specific conditions but is also available for consultation on all general rheumatological conditions:

  • Achilles Tendinopathy
  • Ankylosing Spondlylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
  • Connective Tissue Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Golfer’selbow
  • Gout/Pseudogout
  • Hypemobility
  • InflammatoryArthritis
  • Joint Injections
  • Lupus (SLE)
  • Myopathy (Disorders of Muscles)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • PagetsDisease
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Raynaud’s
  • Sports Imaging
  • Sports Injuries
  • Swollen Joints/Synovitis
  • Temporal Arteritis (GCA)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tendonopathy
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vasculitis

Personal interests

Cricket and tennis.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Sandeep Bawa at Nuffield Health

  • Acupuncture
  • Facet joint injections
  • Tennis elbow release

Locations Dr Sandeep Bawa works with

Related experience


Sandeep has presented at both national and international conferences, and has many publications in peer reviewed journals. He has been a co-author in internationally renowned medical textbooks. 


  • British Society of Rheumatology
  • European League Against Rheumatism
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Rheumatologist, Gartnavel General Hospital/Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Insurers Dr Sandeep Bawa works with

Dr Sandeep Bawa works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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