Dr Anthony Isaacs

Consultant Rheumatologist

MBChB, BSc, MRCP (Rheum)

Clinical Interests

He has specialised interests in:

  • Autoimmune Inflammatory muscle diseases including Polymyositis
  • Dermatomyositis and Statin Induced Myositis
  • Inflammatory muscle disorders
  • Psoriatic Arthritis

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Northwick Park Hospital

Professional Website



Personal profile

Anthony Isaacs is a Private Consultant who specialised in Rheumatology at University College London Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital. He was a winner of the Barbara Ansell prize during his training. He was recognised for the quality of his care with a clinical excellence award in 2020, and is known to be compassionate, approachable and a good listener. 

He is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians, and was honoured by the Royal College in 2021 with the awarding of a Fellowship for distinguished consultants.

In his clinical practice he has extensive experience in treating a wide range of general and rare musculoskeletal, autoimmune and rheumatic disorders.  

He was awarded a Bachelor of Science by the University of St Andrews, and Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery by the University of Manchester.

In his NHS practice he is the Clinical Lead and Head of Rheumatology at London North West University Healthcare Trust. 

He has specialist clinics in Autoimmune Inflammatory Muscle Disease (Myositis) and Psoriatic Arthritis. He undertakes clinical research into inflammatory muscle disorders and is an investigator in several ongoing National Institute of Health studies into Autoimmune Inflammatory Myositis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. He was formally the London North West University Healthcare Trust Rheumatology lead for the departmental postgraduate education programme.

He is an honorary member of the North West London Intravenous Immunoglobulin regional panel. He represents London North West University Healthcare Trust in the UK MYONET network. 

He has written clinical guidelines on Gout, Myositis and Psoriatic Arthritis. 

His publications include contributions to the book Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and the widely read Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology, including areas as diverse as Sjogren’s Syndrome, Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma) and IgG4-Related Disease.

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