Fishman BSc MB BS PhD FRCP
to the web site of Dr Daniel Fishman BSc MB BS PhD FRCP, Consultant
and General Physician. On this site you will find some useful
information about Rheumatic diseases and contact details for Dr Fishman.
Daniel Fishman qualified from St Mary's Hospital, Paddington in
1988, after studying Medicine for 6 years. During this time he
spent 12 months working for a BSc in Neuroanatomy, which was a very
useful introduction to the world of academic research.
first job was in Medicine at Ealing General Hospital, before
returning to St Mary's to work as a Surgical Houseman. He then
and a half years as an SHO, in several medical specialties, during
which time he obtained his MRCP qualification.
first post in Rheumatology was at Northwick Park Hospital, where he
worked as a Registrar in Adult Rheumatology under Dr Michael Denman. He
was also the Registrar responsible for the inpatient care of the
adolescent and young adult patients of the Department of
and Molecular Rheumatology , headed by Dr (now Professor) Pat Woo.
During this time at Northwick Park he gained experience in General
(Internal) Medicine, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, and
particularly in Paediatric Rheumatology. This was an unusual job
an adult-trained physician, and the experience triggered his
in Paediatric Rheumatology, which has continued to be one of his main
clinical areas of interest.
1994 Dr Fishman obtained a prestigious 3 year grant from the arthritis research campaign
to study for a PhD in Molecular Rheumatology under Professor Woo. Her
departments laboratories were then based at the
College Hospitals, and its clinical base was split between there and Great Ormond Street Hospital
(GOSH). During his time in research, Dr Fishman continued his
responsibilities, both in adult Rheumatology, and also seeing young
patients with rheumatic diseases at GOSH.
obtaining his PhD, he continued his senior Rheumatology training
at The Royal London Hospital, and the Whipps Cross Hospital., before
obtaining his consultant post at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital.