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​Rheumatology

Dr Michael Helliwell

Qualifications
1975 MBBS St Thomas’ Hospital
1977 MRCP (London)
1990 FRCP

Background
Over 30 years’ experience in all aspects of rheumatology

Special interests
Inflammatory arthritis
Osteoporosis

New treatments introduced
Injection clinic, day surgery procedures, biologic therapies

Clinics
Dorchester, Weymouth, Blandford, Bridport and Sherborne

Contact
01305 255864 ​

Referral forms
DEXA Scan Request Form
Suspected Early Inflammatory Arthritis


Dr Mihaela Florea

Specialty
Rheumatology

Qualifications
University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila" Bucharest 1992-1998
Licence to practise Jan 2000
Rheumatology Consultant May 2008, Bucharest, Romania
GMC registration June 2011

Background
More than 18 years of experience working in the field of Rheumatology, treating patients with inflammatory arthritis, CTDs, Vasculitis, Gout, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Paget's, SNSA/ AS, PMR

Special interests
Inflammatory arthritis
Vasculitis
Connective tissue diseases

Clinics
Monday to Thursday, Dorchester and Weymouth

Other information
Our Rheumatology team has grown and changed significantly in the last year, offering now a better service to patients.

We will gradually become part of the one Rheumatology service in Dorset, over the next few years, working closely with Bournemouth and Christchurch and Poole Rheumatology Departments in order to offer a great, equitable care to patients across Dorset.