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General Education

1981   O- Level
St Joseph’s High School, Trivandrum, India
1983    A-Level
Government Arts College, Trivandrum, India

Medical Education / Qualifications

1989    M.B.B.S.
Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
1995    M.D.
Grant Medical College and Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals, Bombay, India
July 1997   M.R.C.P. Part 1
July 1998   M.R.C.P.Part 11
Royal College of Physicians - London

Present Post

Consultant in Medicine & Rheumatology – Watford General Hospital
20/03/2005 onwards

Private Practice

  1. Spire Hospital ,Bushey
  2. BMI Bishops wood Hospital, Northwood
  3. BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital, Harrow

Specialist Registrar Training

Training Number    NOS AR 101 V ( North of Scotland Deanery)
4Aug 99-1Aug 00   Registrar in Medicine Raigmore Hospital, Inverness
2 Aug 2000 to
3 Feb 2005
  SpR-Medicine & Rheumatology Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
21 Nov 2003 to
20 Feb
2004
  Consultant (acting up) in General Medicine Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
CCT     In Rheumatology and General Medicine Obtained on    03/08/04

SHO Training

1 Feb 99 - 3 Aug -99   S.H.O. - Rheumatology
Birch Hill Hospital, Rochdale
Consultants: Dr.E.E.Smith, Dr.K.Walton
1 Sep 98 - 31 Jan99   S.H.O. Medicine&Endocrinology
Birch Hill Hospital, Rochdale
Consultant: Dr. T.A.Akintewe
4 Feb 98 - 4 Aug 98   S.H.O. - Rheumatology&Rehabilitation
City Hospital, Nottingham
Consultants: Prof Doherty, Dr. Deighton  
6 Aug 97 - 3 Feb 98   S.H.O. - Integrated Medicine
West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds
Consultant: Dr. Anne Nicolson
2 June 97 - 5 Aug 97   S.H.O. - General Medicine
Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle
Consultant:  Dr. Bennett Jones
22 Mar 97 - 30 May 97   Clinical Attachment Care of Elderly
Hull Royal Infirmary
Consultant-Dr. Gopakumar

Experience In India

23 Nov 95 - 5 Feb 97   S.H.O. - General Medicine
Cosmopolitan Hospital, Trivandrum
9 Aug 95 - 19 Oct 95   S.H.O. - Nephrology
Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals, Bombay
1 Aug 92 - 31 July 95   S.H.O. - General Medicine
Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals, Bombay
12 Apr 90 - 11 Apr 91   S.H.O. - Cardiology
Caritas Hospital, Kottayam
16 Mar 89 - 22 Mar 90   ROTATING INTERNSHIP
Medical College, Trivandrum

Clinical Experience In the UK

Duties of the present post

I am now working as a Consultant in General Medicine and Rheumatology .

My General Medical commitments include 1:14 oncall rota. I also do 2 ward rounds a week
(once in 3 months).

I do 3- 4  Rheumatology clinics a week which is a mixture of new and follow up patients.
I also do DXA reporting .

My other commitments include management responsibilities, teaching , administration etc.

Teaching Experience

1. Undergraduate teaching    - Mainly the students from St Georges Hospital, Grenada.

2. Teaching and appraisal of FY1, FY2, SpRs and the clinical attachees in my unit.

3. Teaching and training of  GP VTS

4. Training the specialist nurse

5. Lectures to General practitioners

AUDIT

1. Audit on methotrexate monitoring  SEP 2007

2. Audit on the biological therapies—June 2005

3. “DMARD use and follow up among various consultants”--2004

4. “synovial fluid analysis- consistency among the examiners”-2003

5. “Early management of rheumatoid arthritis based on the SIGN Guidelines”. --2002

 5. “Benzodiazepine use in hospital inpatients”.--1999.

6) Antibiotic Prescriptions in medical wards- 2013

Publications

  1. K, Reid D M. Arthritis. The year in postmenopausal health 2004; 97-118.
  2. Baburaj Baburaj K, Reid D M. Osteomalacia. SURGERY 2003;22:1: 20-21
  3. BSR- poster presentation- Haemophagocytic syndrome -2013
  4. BSR- Poster- Pseudogout of  Temporomadibular Joint
  5. "Congenital Heart Diseases in Adults”—1995
    --a dissertation submitted to the University of Bombay

Management Skills

  1. Involved in setting up choose and book, liasing with service manager regarding 18 wks pathway,
  2. Departmental  protocols
  3. Recruiting specialist nurses, registrars
  4. Back pain clinics and injection clinics
  5. DXA Administration
  6. Organising PACES examinations.

Personal Interest

  1. Cricket- I enjoy playing and watching cricket
  2. Travelling
  3. Supports Watford Football club