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Dr Colin Tench

Qualifications: MB BChir MA MD FRCP

Expertise: Gout, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Sjogren’s syndrome, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, back pain, joint and soft tissue injections

NHS: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Adult/Paediatric: Adult & Paediatric


Dr Colin Tench is a Consultant Rheumatologist and General Physician at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington. He qualified from Cambridge University Medical School in 1990 and has trained at The Royal London Hospital, University College London Hospitals and the Hammersmith Hospital.

He was appointed as Consultant Rheumatologist and General Physician at St Mary’s Hospital in 2003. His specialist interests include the treatment of SLE, the management of osteoarthritis and soft tissue rheumatism. His research interests include fatigue in lupus and his MD thesis investigated the effects of aerobic exercise on fatigue and sleep quality in lupus.


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