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Dr Colin Tench

Dr Colin Tench

Qualifications: MB, BChir, FRCP, MD

Expertise: Gout, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Back and Neck Pain, Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis and Joint Injections

NHS: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

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Telephone Number: 020 3312 7886
Appointments: 020 7806 4060

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Consultant Biography

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.