Dr Timothy Richard Jenkinson

Consultant Rheumatologist

FRCP Diploma Sports & Exercise Medicine, MBChB, GPVY, MRCP, JCHMT Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, ACLS/ATLS certified

Year qualified:1982

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Tim Jenkinson trained in Leeds before joining the Royal Air Force in 1983 where he completed his general practitioner vocational training. He developed a keen interest in musculoskeletal medicine. His time as a registrar was split between rheumatology services at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases (RNHRD), rehabilitation services at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London and the Defence Services Rehabilitation Centre at Headley Court.

In 1995, Dr Jenkinson returned full-time to the RNHRD as Consultant in Rheumatology & Sports and Exercise Medicine. He was previously a Senior Lecturer and Director of Studies for the MSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine at The University of Bath. He is also Senior Medical Adviser (honorary) to the Football Association and Medical Officer for Bristol Rovers Football Club. Dr Jenkinson became Medical Director of the RNRHD in 2007.

Professional Membership



  • Royal College of Physicians

  • Royal Society of Medicine

  • British Society for Rheumatology

  • British Association of Sports and Exercise

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