Dr Malcolm Persey

Consultant Rheumatologist

MB BS MD FRCP

Dr Malcolm Persey is a Consultant Rheumatologist at the Royal Free Hospital, he has particular interests in non-surgical treatments of a variety of rheumatological problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome, neck and shoulder pain, tennis elbow, and osteoarthritis of the hand and lower limb.

Dr Persey has extensive experience in general rheumatology, particularly osteoporosis and arthritis/rheumatic diseases in pregnancy, and vascuitis.

He has been a consultant rheumatologist since 2001, based at the Barnet & Chase Farm sites of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Having qualified from Oxford University and the Royal Free Hospitals, Dr Persey’s training in general medicine and rheumatology included periods at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, Central Middlesex, Northwick Park, the Hammersmith Hospital and Postgraduate Medical School, and at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

He provides a clinic on Monday evenings at Hadley Wood Hospital with the use of X-ray facilities and the ability to administer joint and soft tissue injections on the day of consultation.

Specialities

  • Rheumatology

Clinical interests

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Tennis elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of the hand and lower limb

Procedures Offered

  • Joint and soft tissue injections
  • Nerve blocks