Dr Eleanor Korendowych

Consultant Rheumatologist


Year qualified:1993


Personal profile

  • Dr Korendowych is one of the leading experts in the country for connective tissue disease

  • Born in Warwickshire, graduated with First Class Honours from Cambridge University (1990) and then Oxford University (1993)

  • Specialised in Rheumatology in 1997

  • Awarded PhD in 2004 in the Immunogenetics of Psoriatic Arthritis

  • Appointed Consultant Rheumatologist at Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases (RNHRD) in Bath in 2005 and Honorary Senior Lecturer at University of Bath 2006

  • Clinical Lead for Rheumatology at RNHRD since 2007

  • Widely published in the field of Psoriatic Arthritis with a national and international profile in the clinical manifestations, genetics and treatment of PsA

  • Clinical lead for anti-TNF service for Psoriatic Arthritis at the RNHRD

  • Clinical lead for the Rheumatoid Arthritis Information Service (RAISE) at RNHRD

  • Biological Therapy Steering Committee at RNHRD

  • Postgraduate Education Lead at RNHRD

  • Principal Investigator in National Clinical Trials in Psoriatic Arthritis

  • Also published in Rheumatoid arthritis and lupus

  • Clinical interests in all aspects of general rheumatology

Professional Membership

  • British Society for Rheumatology

  • Royal College of Physicians

  • British Medical Association

  • Medical Defence Union

  • Group for Research and Action in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA)

  • Steering Committee of PAGE Consortium (Psoriatic Arthritis European Genetics)

  • Medical Advisor to Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance (PAPAA)

  • British Society for Rheumatology UK expert for NICE appraisals of anti-TNF agents in Psoriatic Arthritis - 2008 - present

  • British Society for Rheumatology working group on National Guidelines for an-TNF therapy in Psoriatic Arthritis - 2009 - present

Clinical Interests

  • Psoriatic arthritis

  • Seronegative arthritis - spondyloarthritis, reactive arthritis, IBD-associated arthritis

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Early arthritis

  • Connective tissue diseases - lupus, sjogrens, scleroderma, UCTD, MCTD, vasculitis

  • All aspects of general rheumatology - gout, osteoarthritis, PMR, fibromyalgia

  • Biological / anti-TNF therapy

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