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About me

I was born and trained in the UK.  I am a General Rheumatologist with an NHS base at Airedale General Hospital, Keighley.  I am the Clinical Lead in Osteoporosis at Airedale.


I graduated from Leeds Medical School in 1993 but trained in London for 10 years.  I have an MsC in Rheumatology from Kings College Hospital and MD from University College London. 

Services Provided
  • Adult Rheumatology

    • Consultations on new or existing problems

    • Rapid access for early arthritis

    • One stop Joint/tendonitis injections

    • Pain management advice


          Under 16; paediatric services not provided. 


Overview of conditions on next page.  Common conditions treated include but not limited to:


  • Osteoarthritis

  • Rheumatoid/Psoriatic/Reactive arthritis

  • Gout

  • Osteoporosis

  • Back Pain

  • Soft tissue Rheumatism/tendonitis

  • Fibromyalgia.

  • Connective Tissue disease; including SLE/'lupus', scleroderma, myositis, Sjogrens Syndrome


Musculoskeletal Problems:

  • Hand/Wrist - osteoarthritis, trigger finger, ganglion, carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Elbow - osteoarthritis, tennis and golfers elbow

  • Shoulder - frozen shoulder, tendonitis, osteoarthritis including suprascapular nerve block

  • Hip - osteoarthritis, trochanteric bursitis

  • Knee - bursitis, tendonitis, osteoarthritis

  • Spine - low back pain


Rapid access joint and soft tissue injections

  • one stop consultation and appropriate joint/soft tissue injections to rapidly relieve pain 


Services are provided at:


Airedale General Hospital

Skipton Road


BD20 6TD



Yorkshire Clinic

Bradford Road


BD16 1TW

Please Call Joanne Pate (Monday - Thursday) for an appointments at either site:


Tel: 07367 584743 (please text or leave a voicemail message and Joanne will call you back within the next working day



Unfortunately due to Covid restrictions, I am offering video consultations at present as first contact, but will clearly will review this as the pandemic eases. 

Providing rapid access for diagnosis and targeted treatment.


Privately insured and self-funding patients welcome

Call today for an appointment

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