Dr Shilpa Selvan

Qualifications

BSc, MRCP, MRCP (Rheumatology), PGCME

GMC number: 6129378

Practicing since: 2005

Specialties

General (internal) Medicine, Rheumatology

Consultation times

  • Weekly Thursday 13:00-16:00
  • Overview

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01277 695 695 / Secretary: 07922 835453

About

Dr Shilpa Selvan  is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital and is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS trust.

Dr Selvan graduated from Royal Free and University College London Medical School, and also undertook an intercalated BSc in Pharmacology (2003). She undertook her specialist Rheumatology training in the Oxford Deanery, and gained her CCT qualifications in both Rheumatology and General Medicine in 2015. 

Dr Selvan has a vast range of experience in managing general rheumatological problems including Osteoporosis, Gout, Inflammatory Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Connective tissue disease, soft tissue disorders, back pain and Fibromyalgia.

Dr Selvan is actively involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training. She is the Undergraduate Lead for Medical Education at Basildon Hospital, and is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at University College London. She is responsible for the co-ordination and management of the undergraduate medical education at Basildon Hospital as directed by University College London Medical School, and has led the organisation and delivery of the final MBBS clinical examinations locally. Her further training includes the Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education (Royal College of Physicians & University College London, 2013). Dr Selvan’s research interests are early inflammatory arthritis, and osteoporosis. She has published in several peer review journals, and has presented at both national and international rheumatology conferences. She is a member of the British Society of Rheumatology.

Other interests

Dr Selvan has a keen interest in teaching, and has completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education at the Royal College of Physicians and University College London.

Personal interests

Dr Selvan enjoys playing the piano, and keeping fit. 

Languages spoken

  • Hindi 
  • Tamil 

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Shilpa Selvan at Nuffield Health

  • Blood test
  • CT scan (or CAT scan)
  • Echocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Haematology profiles
  • Osteoporosis screen
  • Rheumatology profiles
  • Shoulder and MSK ultrasound
  • Ultrasound
  • Vitamin screen
  • X-ray
  • Fatigue screen
  • Endocrine investigations

Locations Dr Shilpa Selvan works with

Related experience

Research

Dr Selvan has completed an intercalated BSc in Pharmacology (UCL, 2003). 

Memberships

  • British Society of Rheumatology
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Medical Association
  • Essex Rheumatology Association

Other post held

  • Consultant Rheumatologist at Basildon and Thurrock NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Undergraduate Lead for Medical Education, Basildon Hospital
  • Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University College London

Insurers Dr Shilpa Selvan works with

Dr Shilpa Selvan works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Cigna
  • AXA PPP Healthcare

Declaration

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

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

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