Dr Nurhan Sutcliffe is a Consultant Rheumatologist with over 20 years of experience. She is currently working at the Barts Health NHS Trust. As a rheumatologist she looks after patients with different musculoskeletal problems and works closely with other health care professionals such as physiotherapists, podiatrists, occupational therapists, acupuncturists, orthopaedic surgeons and other medical specialists.
Dr Sutcliffe trained as a rheumatologist in Manchester and London. During her training she carried out research in Sjogren's syndrome and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and obtained her MD from University College London. She has published a series of scientific papers relating to Sjogren's syndrome and SLE and she is now running a multispecialist Sjogren's clinic. She is also a member of the UK Sjogren's special interest group and participates in national and international research projects in Sjogren's syndrome
Dr Sutcliffe is a member of the medical council of the British Sjogren's Syndrome Association (BSSA). Additionally, she has specialist interests in gout and inflammatory arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis. Professionally, she belongs to the British Society of Rheumatology, the Royal College of Physicians and the British Medical Association.