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Dr Spencer Ellis, MBBS, FRCP

Rheumatology, General (internal) medicine


Dr Ellis has been a consultant rheumatologist and general physician at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust since July 2001. He is responsible for inpatients with a wide variety of medical disorders as well as running regular rheumatology outpatient clinics and a specialist auto-immune Connective Tissue Disease clinic.


Dr Ellis has particular interests in rheumatic disorders which affect a variety of systems and organs in the human body, such as systemic lupus erythematosus and vascultis.  He also has an interest in the association of such conditions with other medical problems, including heart disease. 


Dr Ellis performs a number of rheumatology related procedures including:


  • Intra-articular Injections

  • Soft Tissue Injections

  • Diagnostic Joint Aspiration

  • Carpel Tunnel Injection

  • Trigger Finger Injections

  • Injections for Osteoarthritis of the thumb

  • Injections for De Quervian’s Tenosynovitis



Appointments should be organised by contacting Pinehill Hospital directly on 01462 427221.  All other queries can be directed through Dr Ellis's private secretary, Kirsten Ellis.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Psoriatic Arthritis

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis and other seronegative arthritides

  • Multisystem Autoimmune

  • Rheumatic disease including:-

* Systemic Lupus Erythematosus,

* Sjogrens Syndrome

* Vasculitis and temporal arteritis

* Inflammatory Muscle Disease

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Gout and other Crystal Arthritis

  • Back pain

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

  • Non-specific hip pain

  • Non-specific knee pain


Dr Ellis runs a weekly clinic at Pinehill Hospital every Tuesday afternoon  and alternate Friday mornings.


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