Dr Tariq Aslam

Consultant Rheumatologist

Languages Spoken

English, Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi

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Dr Tariq qualified in the United Kingdom where he worked at a Centre of Excellence for musculoskeletal disease in Leeds. He holds over 10 years’ experience in his specialty. He also has extensive research experience in the field of Rheumatology with publications in well-known journals in the UK.

Dr Tariq spent two years researching various tools in diagnosis of arthritis associated with psoriasis (psoriatic arthritis). He has also participated in various drug trials, researching new drugs in psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Professional Background
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    Specialty

    • Rheumatoid arthritis.
    • Psoriatic arthritis.
    • Ankylosing spondylitis.
    • Osteoporosis.
    • Gout, Lupus and other connective tissue diseases (Scleroderma, Sjogrens, Syndrome, Myositis) and Vasculitis.
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    Educational Background

    • CCT Rheumatology, United Kingdom.
    • MRCP Rheumatology, United Kingdom.
    • MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.
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    Publications

    • Clinical Examination, Ultrasound and MRI Imaging of the painful Elbow in Psoriatic Arthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis: which is better, Ultrasound or MRI, for Imaging Enthesitis? Rheumatology and Therapy June 2017 4(1) 71-84:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28181179
    • Development and testing of new candidate psoriatic arthritis screening questionnaires combining optimal questions form existing toll. Arthritis Care and Research September 2014; 66 (9) 1410-16: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24470406
    • Comparison of three screening tools to detect psoriatic arthritis in patient with psoriasis (Contest study). British Journal of Dermatology April 2013 168 (4) 802-7: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23311587