Dr Malcolm Persey


Consultant Rheumatologist

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 Perseyโ€™s training in general medicine and rheumatology included periods at St Maryโ€™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.

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Hospital Locations

Hadley Wood Hospital



Procedures offered

  • Joint and soft tissue injections
  • Nerve blocks

Clinical interests

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

Research interests

Dr Malcolm Persey, Consultant Rheumatologist is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London