Dr Shilpa Selvan

Consultant Rheumatologist

QualificationsMBBS BSc FRCP FHEA MSc

Main NHS base:

  • Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

GMC number:


Clinical interests:

General rheumatology, Osteoarthritis, Gout, Osteoporosis, Inflammatory arthritis, soft tissue rheumatology, back pain, Fibromyalgia, Connective Tissue Disease, Carpal tunnel syndrome.

Training and Background

Dr Selvan is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS trust.

Dr Selvan graduated from Royal Free and University College London Medical School, and also undertook an intercalated BSc in Pharmacology (2003). She undertook her specialist rheumatology training in the Oxford Deanery, and gained her CCT qualifications in both Rheumatology and General Medicine in 2015. She has a vast range of experience in managing general rheumatological problems including Osteoporosis, Gout, Inflammatory arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Connective tissue disease, Soft tissue rheumatology, back pain, chronic pain and Fibromyalgia. She also sees patients with suspected nerve entrapment syndromes including carpal tunnel syndrome.

Dr Selvan has a keen interest in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training, and is the Undergraduate Lead for Medical Education at Basildon Hospital. She is responsible for the co-ordination and management of the undergraduate medical education as directed by University College London medical School and has led the organisation and delivery of the final MBBS clinical examinations locally. She is also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at University College London. She is a member of the MRCP Rheumatology examining board, and is a PACEs examiner.

Her further training includes the MSc in Medical Education (Royal College of Physicians & University College London, 2023).

Dr Selvan’s research interests are early inflammatory arthritis, and osteoporosis. She has published in several peer review journals, and has presented at both national and international rheumatology conferences.

Member of:

  • ​British Society of Rheumatology
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Essex Society of Rheumatology
  • British Medical Association

Clinic Times

Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Schedule Key

M: Monthly sessions       A: Consulting alternative weeks       A/H: Ad Hoc

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