Clinical Lead for Rheumatology
The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
Prof. Raashid Luqmani graduated from Nottingham University. He completed his medical rotation in North Staffordshire, and further rheumatology training in Southampton (Research Registrar in Rheumatology) and Birmingham. He completed his MD on synovial biopsies in patients with rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis. He was first appointed as a consultant in Edinburgh in 1994.
He subsequently moved to Oxford in 2005 and became Professor of Rheumatology in 2011.
He is interested in Vasculitis and has several publications and a number of grants to develop this area of interest – especially in clinical evaluation of patient with Vasculitis. He is increasingly interested in imaging of patients with large vessel vasculitis and exploring the potential for biomarkers in defining subgroups for the purpose of improving disease outcome in vasculitis. He is the Clinical Lead for Rheumatology at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre with a wide range of clinical interests including IgG4 related disease and was the BSR Heberden Roundsman in 2022.