Dr Patrick Gordon is a Consultant Rheumatologits at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and privately with HCA Healthcare at London Bridge Hospital. The talented physician was awarded the King's College Hospital 2018 Patient Choice Star.
He was awarded his Medical Degree in 1991 from Kings's College and completed his specialist training in rheumatology in south London. He completed a PhD at the Lupus Unit at St. Thomas' Hospital and was appointed as Consultant at King's College Hospital in 2004 where he established the Connective Tissue Disease Service. Now a National Specialised NHS England Centre which serves over 1000 clients with various connective tissue disorders. He is an honorary senior lecturer, his research is clinically orientated and focused on lupus and myositis with a clinical trials programme. He supervises junior doctors for their PhD and MD studies and has published over 70 papers and 4 medical textbook chapters during his career. He is a member of the British Medical Association, the British Society for Rheumatology and the International Myositis Assessment and Clinical Studies Group.
It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.