Doctor Ramasharan Laxminarayan

Consultant Rheumatologist

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Areas of expertise: 

  • Connective tissue diseases (SLE, Sjogren’s)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Inflammatory arthritides (rheumatoid, psoriatic, enteroipathic, reactive etc.,)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Soft tissue rheumatism
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Vasculitis

Services currently provided:

Dr Laxminarayan provides clinical assessment and comprehensive management of rheumatological disorders.

Clinic times:

  • Ad-hoc appointments available upon request



Doctor Laxminarayan completed his post graduate training in General Medicine at The University of Mumbai in 1998, before completing further medical training in the UK. He completed specialist Rheumatology in Manchester before becoming a Consultant at Queen’s Hospital, Burton, in 2006.

Doctor Laxminarayan leads a Multi-Disciplinary Team of consultants, trainee specialists, nurse specialists and therapists caring for people with rheumatological conditions.  The Team has maintained high standards of care and treatment and is guided by outcome information obtained from patients.

Doctor Laxminarayan also has experience in managing complex inflammatory conditions using advanced biologic therapies. He has set up a bone densitometry service in Burton and also runs a specialist osteoporosis clinic, as well as developing guidelines for local health authorities.


Doctor Laxminarayan has varied research interests. He leads the Rheumatology Research Team which is involved in national and international clinical trials. Doctor Laxminarayan has also presented research work at national and international meetings.

Languages spoken: 

  • English
  • Hindi/Urdu
  • Kannada
  • Marathi


Doctor Ramasharan Laxminarayan works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Friendly
  • Secure Health
  • Simply Health
  • Vitality Health
  • WPA

Doctor Ramasharan Laxminarayan does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Doctor Ramasharan Laxminarayan does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Doctor Ramasharan Laxminarayan does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Derby Private Health.

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