Dr Andrew Cairns is a Consultant Rheumatologist based at Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Dr Cairns also provides NHS rheumatology clinics in Belfast City Hospital and Lagan Valley Hospital Lisburn, and is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Queen's University, Belfast.
Dr Cairns treats adult patients with rheumatological conditions, including all forms of arthritis and joint pain, autoimmune and connective tissue diseases, and soft tissue problems (such as tendon and muscle disorders). Dr Cairns is a member of the British Society for Rheumatology and the Irish Society for Rheumatology. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians of London, and Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. He holds a Master of Science degree in Sport and Exercise Medicine.
Dr Cairns sees private patients at the Belfast Rheumatology Clinic, at Medical Associates, 25 Derryvolgie Avenue, Belfast, Hillsborough Private Clinic, and the Ulster Independent Clinic. The clinics offer fully equipped consulting rooms with dedicated reception and nursing staff. Joint and soft tissue injections are carried out at the Belfast Rheumatology Clinic, under ultrasound guidance when indicated. Dr Cairns also provides shockwave therapy for chronic tendon problems at the Belfast Rheumatology Clinic.
Private appointments can be arranged by calling Medical Associates (028 9038 2202), Hillsborough Private Clinic (028 9268 8899), or the Ulster Independent Clinic (028 9068 7444) directly. Dr Cairns encourages patients to bring a referral letter from their General Practitioner.
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