Prof Adewale O Adebajo

Consultant Physician in Rheumatology


Year qualified:1981


Personal profile

Professor Ade Adebajo has been a Consultant Physician in Rheumatology for almost 20 years.  He has a wide breadth as well as depth of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of various rheumatological conditions. These conditions range from the common disorders such as osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and soft tissue conditions to the less frequent but more complex disorders such as the connective tissue disorders and vasculitides. 

He is also provides for numerous joint and soft tissue injection procedures including injections of the smaller and less accessible joints as well as of the less common soft tissue injections. This is in addition to remaining up to date with the diangnosis and management of general medical conditions and he is an examiner for the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) examination and is the Northern Regional Advisor for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. 

He lectures regularly and has numerous research and teaching publications. He is currently the editor of the ABC of Rheumatology Textbook and is Associate Editor for two international journals and sits on the editorial board of other journals. He is an honorary Senior Lecturer and Associate Director of Teaching for the University of Sheffield Medical School.

He is Clinical Lead for Rheumatology, Osteoporosis and Paediatric Rheumatology at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. His research interests include the interface between primary and secondary care as pertains to musculoskeletal conditions.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the British Society of Rheumatology
  • Northern Regional Advisor for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Member of the British Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatologists

Clinical Interests

General rheumatological conditions including

  • Inflammatory joint disorders
  • Soft tissue disorders
  • Crystal arthropathies
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Connective tissue disorders
  • Vasculitis
  • Osteoporosis and fibromyalgia

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