About Dr Colin Tench

General Rheumatologist

Orthopaedics

Sub-specialties: Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, Osteoporosis, Orthopaedics.

Dr Colin Tench is a Consultant Rheumatologist at OneWelbeck. He has over 25 years of experience in treating a wide variety of joint and muscle problems with specialist interests in Lupus, Rheumatoid arthritis, gout and osteoporosis.

Overview

Bookings: bookings.orthopaedics@onewelbeck.com

Tel: 020 3653 2002

Dr Colin Tench is a Consultant Rheumatologist at OneWelbeck. He has over 25 years of experience in treating a wide variety of joint and muscle problems with specialist interests in Lupus, Rheumatoid arthritis, gout and osteoporosis.

Areas of Expertise

Dr Tench treats a range of conditions, including:

  • Gout
  • Lupus
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Reactive arthritis
  • Early inflammatory arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Sjögren’s syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia

Dr Tench is an expert in joint and soft tissue injections. He also provides NICE approved osteoporosis treatments including IV Zolendronate and denosumab as well as rituximab for lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

About Dr Colin Tench

Dr Colin Tench is a Consultant Rheumatologist at OneWelbeck. He has over 25 years of experience in treating a wide variety of joint and muscle problems with specialist interests in Lupus, Rheumatoid arthritis, gout and osteoporosis.

His NHS practice is based at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, where he has held roles as the Royal College of Physicians Tutor and Programme Director for Foundation Training. He also lectures frequently on pioneering research in treatments for connective tissue diseases and other rheumatic diseases.

Dr Colin Tench (MB BChir, MA, MD, FRCP) was awarded his Medical Degree from Cambridge University and completed his training in Rheumatology at University College London Hospitals and the Hammersmith Hospital.

During his 3-year research MD, Dr Tench was awarded St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Clinical Research Fellowship and was appointed as a Junior Clinical Fellow for the Arthritis Research Campaign. His research focused on the effects of aerobic exercise on fatigue and sleep quality in patients in Lupus and he published a number of papers in high impact peer reviewed journals.

In 2003, Dr Tench was appointed as a Consultant Rheumatologist at St Mary’s Hospital in London, where he still works today. He has an extensive general rheumatology practice with expertise in treating a wide variety of rheumatic diseases. He has a specialist interest in lupus and other connective tissue diseases and is referred patients from all over the world with complex multi system disease.

Alongside his clinical work, Dr Tench has taken an active role in the training and education of junior doctors and has held positions as the Royal College of Physicians Tutor and Programme Director for Foundation Training.

OneWelbeck provides an opportunity to deliver a first-class rheumatology service with quick and easy access to MRI and ultrasound imaging and excellent links to experts in orthopaedics and other specialities.

Dr Colin Tench

Additional Information

Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Society of Rheumatology

Research Highlights

Dr Tench has been widely published in many peer viewed journals such as the following: