Dr Vijay Hajela

Rheumatologist in
Brighton

London
&
Haywards Heath

MB BS FRCP

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Professional statement

Dr Vijay Hajela is an expert consultant rheumatologist with more than 20 years of experience. He is based across the southeast in London, Brighton, and Hayward's Heath. Dr Hajela specialises in musculoskeletal pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, gout and polymyalgia

Dr Hajela qualified in 1990 from medical school at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Following this, he worked in hospitals across the United Kingdom and spent some time working in Auckland, New Zealand. He is currently a consultant rheumatologist at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals. Before this, Dr Hajela spent 10 years at University Hospital Lewisham where he held various positions such as clinical lead for rheumatology, chair of the primary care musculoskeletal panel, and director of medical education.  

In addition to his work as a consultant, he has been an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians since 2005. In 2007 he was named the National Association of Clinical Tutors Travelling Fellow and was able to travel to North Carolina, working closely with senior medical staff at several US teaching hospitals. Furthermore, Dr Hajela spent three years as a regional chair of the British Society for Rheumatology from 2014 to 2017. He continues to teach at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level, giving lectures, both regionally and nationally. 

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10/06/2022

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Very thorough & knowledgeable, excellent bedside manner & explained everything well. Highly recommend

Verified Patient
25/11/2021

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Dr Hajela is a very empathetic and professional. For years I was struggling with some confusing health issues. Due to his broad knowledge and expertise he has found 'the missing pieces to the puzzle'. He is the best medical professional I have ever seen.

Verified Patient
27/09/2021

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In all of the above areas, five stars are not enough for Dr Hajela. I feel in THE most capable hands medically - he is dedicated, thorough and explanatory. He truly makes you feel you are his only patient! I'm so lucky to have found him, he is the best.

Verified Patient
23/08/2021

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