Dr Dayavathi Ashok

Consultant Rheumatologist

MBBS, DNB, MRCP, FRCP (Edin)

Year qualified:1992

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Ashok graduated from University of Mysore, India and completed postgraduate training in General Medicine in Mumbai. She undertook speciality training in Rheumatology and General Medicine from Oxford and Yorkshire Deanery.

Dr Ashok has had extensive experience in general rheumatology, osteoporosis and early arthritis.

Presently she is setting up an Early Arthritis service at the University Hospital of North Durham. She combines a busy clinical practice in rheumatic disease with a strong interest in medical education.

Professional Membership



  • British Society of Rheumatology

  • Royal College of Physicians

  • National Osteoporosis Society

Clinical Interests



  • Osteoporosis

  • Soft tissue rheumatism

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders

  • Early arthritis

  • Neck and back pain

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Widespread pain syndromes

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