Dr Malcolm Robert Persey

Consultant Rheumatologist


Year qualified:1988


Personal profile

Dr Persey’s particular interests include non-surgical treatments of a variety of rheumatological problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome, neck, back and shoulder pain, tennis elbow, and osteoarthritis of the hand and lower limb. He has had extensive experience in general rheumatology, particularly osteoporosis and arthritis, rheumatic diseases in pregnancy, and vascuitis.

He has been a consultant rheumatologist since 2001, based at the Barnet & Chase Farm NHS Trust. Dr Persey qualified from Oxford University and the Royal Free Hospitals, and his training in general medicine and rheumatology included periods at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, Central Middlesex, Northwick Park, The Hammersmith Hospital and Postgraduate Medical School, and at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

Professional Membership

  • British Society for Rheumatology

  • Royal Society of Medicine

  • Royal College of Physicians

Clinical Interests

  • Arthritis

  • Soft tissue rheumatism

  • Rheumatic disease and pregnancy

  • Back pain

  • Osteoporosis

  • Vasculitis

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