Thompson, Dr Ben

Dr Ben ThompsonConsultant Rheumatologist and Head of Rheumatology

  • Consultant Rheumatologist and Head of Rheumatology
  • Tel:
  • GMC Code: 6028446
  • Qualifications: MD MRCP MBBS
  • Special Interests

    Spondyloarthritis (Ankylosing Spondylitis and Psoriatic Arthritis), musculoskeletal ultrasound, early arthritis

  • Biography

    I am originally from Sheffield and graduated in 2001 from Newcastle University. I continued my training in the North East, and was awarded an MD for my research around education for people with Ankylosing Spondylitis in 2011. I have continued my research interests with projects examining information provision and decision making for patients and those around them.

    I am a Clinical Advisor to Arthritis Research UK and write and edit the Arthritis Research UK information booklets for patients, alongside content on their website.

  • Directorate

    Musculoskeletal Services

  • Hospital Base

    Freeman Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Specialist spondyloarthritis clinic

    Musculoskeletal ultrasound clinics

    Early arthritis clinic

    General Rheumatology

  • Name of Secretary
    Revinder Chahal
  • Ben Thompson 
© Copyright Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 2018 Site by TH_NK