Dr John Dharmaseelan Pradeep

Consultant Rheumatologist

MBBS, FRCP, CCST Rheumatology (2008), C.A.S.E certified in MSK ultrasound for inflammatory arthritis, PG Cert in Medical Education

Year qualified:1994

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Personal profile

Dr John Pradeep is a Consultant Rheumatologist based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn. He completed his training by attending the well-respected East Anglia Rheumatology Training Scheme. He has over eight years in experience at consultant level. In his busy NHS practice he has set up early inflammatory arthritis clinics and pathways for management of giant cell arteritis and osteoporosis for local General Practitioners.

Dr Pradeep is interested in musculoskeletetal ultrasound and offers a diagnostic scan for patients suspected with early inflammatory arthritis, for example rheumatoid arthritis. He is interested in research and he takes part in clinical research involving ankylosing spondylitis and giant cell arteritis. He enjoys teaching and is the hospital module lead for MSK teaching for medical students from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

He is a caring and empathetic doctor and believes in providing comprehensive and holistic service for his patients. He has a particular interest in early inflammatory arthritic conditions, and provides steroid injection treatments for joint and soft tissue related conditions, but also treats all aspects of autoimmune rheumatic diseases, connective tissue diseases, ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.

Consultations with Dr Pradeep are available by utilising private medical insurance (please check with your provider that the treatment you wish to have is covered by your insurance policy before commencing your treatment) or by self-funding. 

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (2012)
  • BRIT SpA- (British Society for Spondyloarthrits (2016)
  • EARS (East Anglian Rheumatology Society) (2008)

Clinical Interests

  • Full spectrum of auto-immune rheumatic diseases
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound in inflammatory arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ankylosing spondyitis and related spondyloarthritis/psoriatic arthritis
  • Connective tissue diseases including full spectrum of lupus, scleroderma and Sjögren's syndrome.
  • Giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica

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