Dr Chetan Narshi

Consultant Rheumatologist

MA (Cantab.),MB BS (Hons.), MRCP London

Year qualified:2002

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Chetan Narshi is Head of Rheumatology at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust with a special interest in inflammatory arthritis (rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis), gout, osteoporosis and connective tissue disease.

Training and Appointment

He commenced his medical training at the University of Cambridge, where he is a Hooper scholar at Emmanuel College, obtaining a post-graduate Master’s degree in Pathology. His medical training was completed at the Royal Free and University College Medical School, London.  After passing the postgraduate Royal College of Physicians examination, Dr Narshi underwent Higher Specialist Training as a Specialist Registrar in Rheumatology and General Medicine in North Thames Deanery in London.

As a locum Consultant Rheumatologist, he has led a tertiary centre early arthritis service at Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust, before being appointed at Bucks HealthCare NHS Trust.

Current Practice

Dr Narshi runs NHS clinics at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Wycombe Hospital, Amersham Hospital and Marlow Cottage Hospital, encompassing all aspects of rheumatology. He is also the rheumatology clinical governance lead and previously held the position of departmental clinical audit lead.

Achievements

Dr Narshi plays an active role in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education at Bucks Healthcare NHS Trust and is currently Foundation Training Programme Director at the Oxford Deanery.

He has recently been appointed the musculoskeletal undergraduate block lead at Bucks Healthcare NHS Trust  for University of Buckingham Medical School.

Dr Narshi has presented papers at national and international meetings and published articles in numerous peer-reviewed Rheumatology and general medical journals.

Outside of work, he enjoys a wide variety of activities including travel, photography and music.

Professional Memberships

  • British Society of Rheumatology
  • European League against Rheumatism
  • General Medical Council
  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests

General Rheumatology

  • Gout
  • Inflammatory Arthritis (rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Osteoporosis

Connective Tissue Disease

Special clinical interests

  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Research interests

  • Cardiovascular disease in connective tissue disease

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Consultant Rheumatologist, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

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