Arthritis and joint pain, Back pain and sciatica, Fibromyalgia, General rheumatology, Gout, Inflammatory joint disease, Mechanical musculoskeletal medicineView all, Muscle pain and tendon disorders, Osteoarthritis, Pain management, Performing arts medicineView fewer
Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist UCLH and Senior Lecturer UCL.
Clinical advisor to British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM)
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine
Member of British Society for Rheumatology
Member of British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (Clinician and Trustee)
Member of BMA
Association of Performing Arts Medicine, USA
Dr Michael Shipley is a Consultant Rheumatologist with interests in general rheumatology, back pain and long-term musculoskeletal pain management. He is actively involved in the management of performers with musculoskeletal problems that are usually performance-related, and is a trustee of the British Association of Performing Arts Medicine. He is also chief examiner for the MSc in Performing Arts Medicine at University College London.
Dr Michael Shipley trained at Cambridge, King’s College Hospital and Bath, and was appointed Consultant Rheumatologist at the Middlesex Hospital in 2002.
His research has been mainly into the role of social and psychological stresses in the rheumatic diseases. He has co-authored many articles in peer-reviewed journals and has written or contributed to several textbooks on rheumatology and chronic pain.
Spinal pain management
Performing Arts Medicine
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Recommended on 18/01/2013
Great all rounder with a sympathetic and unbiased patient manner. Takes all sorts and treats very equally.
Recommended on 21/01/2013
Very experienced rheumatologist and very good feedback from patients.
Recommended on 25/01/2013
Excellent rheumatologist for conditions including chronic pain and general.
Recommended on 11/12/2015
Recommended on 10/02/2016
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.