Dr Robert Bernstein

Consultant Rheumatologist


Clinical Interests

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Gout
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Raynaud’s syndrome
  • Systemic lupus (SLE)
  • Myositis
  • Scleroderma
  • Vasculitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Bursitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Epicondylitis (tennis and golfers elbow)
  • Neck and back pain. 


Personal profile

Dr Bernstein studied at Cambridge and trained at London teaching hospitals (UCH, St Thomas’s, Royal Free, Royal Postgraduate Medical School) and in the USA. He was a consultant in rheumatology and general medicine at Manchester Royal Infirmary 1985-2007.  His research in clinical areas on treatment including tocilizumab and autoimmunity resulted in well over 100 publications and 9700 citations.

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