Dr Michael Shipley, Rheumatologist

Dr Michael Shipley MB BChir, MD, FRCP

Rheumatologist

MB BChir, MD, FRCP

Areas of expertise

  • Spinal pain
  • Rheumatology
  • Chronic pain
  • Performing arts medicine

Recommendations for Dr Shipley

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Recommended by:

  • by Mr Carlos Cobiella, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Dr Mike Shipley is a leading Rheumatologist with great experience in treating complex cases. His kindness and sensible approach to patients makes it easy for me to refer patients to him.

  • byDr Donald Roy Macgregor, GP

    Great all rounder with a sympathetic and unbiased patient manner. Takes all sorts and treats very equally.

  • byDr Ehsan Kadhim Alkizwini, GP

    Excellent rheumatologist for conditions including chronic pain and general.

  • byDr Philip Joseph Posner, GP

    Very experienced rheumatologist and very good feedback from patients.

  • byDr Trevor John Yellon, GP

    Recommended rheumatologist

  • byDr Donald Roy Macgregor, GP

    Great all rounder with a sympathetic and unbiased patient manner. Takes all sorts and treats very equally.

  • byDr Ehsan Kadhim Alkizwini, GP

    Excellent rheumatologist for conditions including chronic pain and general.

  • byDr Philip Joseph Posner, GP

    Very experienced rheumatologist and very good feedback from patients.

  • byDr Trevor John Yellon, GP

    Recommended rheumatologist

  • by Mr Carlos Cobiella, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Dr Mike Shipley is a leading Rheumatologist with great experience in treating complex cases. His kindness and sensible approach to patients makes it easy for me to refer patients to him.

  • Address

  • UCH Macmillan Centre

    Huntley St, UCH Macmillan Centre Huntley Street , London, GB, WC1E 6AG

  • King Edward VII's Hospital Sister Agnes

    Beaumont Street, London, GB, W1G 6AA

  • University College Hospital

    235 Euston Road, London, GB, NW1 2BU

  • About Dr Michael Shipley

    GMC number: 1628403

    Year qualified: 1973

    Place of primary qualification: University of Cambridge

    Dr Michael Shipley was appointed Consultant Rheumatologist at the Middlesex Hospital in 2002 and soon developed an interest in the medical management of chronic pain as well as in the management of general musculoskeletal problems and inflammatory arthritis. He is a clinician and trustee of the British Association of Performing Arts Medicine with a particular interest in musculoskeletal problem in performing artists. His research has been mainly into the role of social and psychological stresses in the rheumatic diseases. He has until recently been actively involved in hospital management and believes strongly in the role of practising clinicians in health service management.

    Dr Shipley trained at Cambridge, King's College Hospital and Bath. He has co-authored over 50 articles on various aspects of rheumatololgy in peer-reviewed journals and has written, edited or contributed to several textbooks on this topic and on psychological management of chronic disease. He has written several textbooks and contributed to others on rheumatology and chronic pain.

    Areas of expertise

    • Osteoarthitis
    • Arthritis
    • Spinal pain management
    • Pain management
    • Performing Arts Medicine

    Professional memberships

    Other specialists recommended by Dr Shipley

  • Mr Debajit Sen, Consultant General Physician

    An excellent opinion for Adolecent and Paediatric as well as Adult Rheumatology

  • Mr Carlos Cobiella, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    An excellent surgical opinion on upper limb (shoulder and elbow) problems

  • Dr Andrew Baranowski, Pain medicine specialist

    An excellent opinion for interventional pain management procedures

  • Prof. Michael Ehrenstein, Rheumatologist

    An excellent opinion for complex autoimmune rheumatic diseases

  • Prof. Gerard Conway, Endocrinologist

    An excellent opinion on endocrinological problems

  • Prof. Fares Haddad, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    An excellent orthopaedic opinion