Professor Patrick Kiely
Secretary: Desrene Samuel
Secretary email: email@example.com
Secretary telephone: 020 8725 2109
Professor Kiely is a consultant rheumatologist and Professor of Practice in Clinical Rheumatology. He is a general rheumatologist and runs specialist clinics in difficult to manage rheumatoid arthritis, idiopathic inflammatory myositis (inflammatory muscle disease), vasculitis and interstitial lung disease associated with rheumatic diseases. He also runs the only UK national clinic for people with Haemochromatosis Arthropathy.
Professor Kiely qualified in medicine from Middlesex Hospital and University College London in 1988. He received a PhD from the University of Cambridge in 1996, completed specialist training in Rheumatology and General Internal Medicine in 1998, and was awarded FRCP in 2003. He has been a consultant at St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since 1999 and was department lead from 2002-2018. In 2020 he became Professor of Practice in Clinical Rheumatology at St George’s, University of London.
His research interests are in the fields of outcomes and optimisation of therapies for people with inflammatory arthritis, especially biologic and JAK inhibitors, and haemochromatosis arthropathy. He has published over 100 original research and review articles and was a co-author of the 2009 NICE rheumatoid arthritis clinical guideline. He has been a member of guideline development groups for the British Society for Rheumatology (BSR) for myositis, the European League against Rheumatism (EULAR) for biopharmaceutical monitoring and leads an international project (EULAR) to create classification criteria for Haemochromatosis Arthropathy. He lectures widely in the UK and overseas on his areas of specialist interest and since 2008 has organised triannual educational meetings for consultant rheumatologists in London (South), Surrey, Sussex and Kent. He is/has been independent chairman of trial steering committees for TACERA, STRAP an R4RA.
- Member: British Society of Rheumatology
- Medical Advisor: National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society
- Medical Advisor: Haemochromatosis UK
- Executive member: Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Network
- Ex-Associate Editor ‘Rheumatology’ 2017 - 2020
- Ex-clinical director for out-patient services, St George’s, 2009-2015
- Ex-council and external affairs committee member, British Society of Rheumatology