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Head shot of Consultant Rheumatologist & Physician gerald-coakley in his office

Dr Gerald Coakley

PhD FRCP

Consultant Rheumatologist & Physician

Specialty
Fixed Price Packages

About

  • Biography icon plus

    Dr Gerald Coakley graduated from the Royal London Hospital Medical School in 1989.

    After training in Nottinghamshire and London, he was awarded and Arthritis Research Campaign Fellowship, allowing him to carry out research in immunology relating to Rheumatoid Arthritis and Felty's syndrome at Guy's Hospital, part of King's College School of Medicine, this led to his PhD in 2000.

    Dr Coakley has worked as a Consultant at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich since 2000, which has since become the Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust. He has continued to develop his interests in rheumatoid and other forms of inflammatory arthritis, but is also experienced in the full range of musculoskeletal pain disorders, including fibromyalgia. He was Director of Medical Education from 2003 to 2013, and from 2013 to 2018 was Clinical Director for Dermatology, Neurology and Rheumatology at Lewisham & Greenwich.

    Currently, he is Chair of the British Society for Rheumatology's Education & Training Committee. In his private practice, he sees patients with a range of general rheumatology problems including arthritis, spinal pain and fibromyalgia. He has a specialist interest in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.

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    • Felty's syndrome
    • Septic arthritis
    • Inflammatory arthritis
    • lupus and connective tissue disease
    • back pain
    • fibromyalgia
    • CFS/ME
  • Publications icon plus

    BSR & BHPR, BOA, RCGP and BSAC guidelines for management of the hot swollen joint in adults.

    Coakley G, Mathews C, Field M et al. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2006;45(8):1039-41.
    Polyarticular septic arthritis. Christodoulou C, Gordon P, Coakley G. British Medical Journal. 2006;25;333(7578):1107-8.

    Seminar: Bacterial septic arthritis in Adults. Mathews CJ, Field M, Jones A, Weston VC, Coakley G. Lancet. 2010:375;846-855

  • Awards and recognitions icon plus

    Level 9 Clinical Excellence Award

  • Professional bodies icon plus

    Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London. Trustee of the British Society for Rheumatology

  • Approved insurers icon plus

    All major insurers including BUPA and Axa-PPP, Aviva, Vitality Health.

Practice locations

NHS base

Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust

Consults at

Thursday
3PM - 6PM
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