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Qualification

MBBS, MRCP (UK), MRCP ( Rheumatology), CCT - Rheumatology

Language

English, हिंदी

Registration No

KMC: 59628

Experience

15 years +


Location

Apollo Speciality Hospitals Jayanagar Bangalore

Old Number 21/2, New Number 2, 14th Cross, 3rd Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore – 560011
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Work Experience

  • Dr Uma is very experienced Rheumatologist with over 13 years of experience in Medicine during which she worked exclusively in Rheumatology for more than 5 years. Dr Uma had an opportunity to work at several reputed NHS institutions across UK gaining valuable experience in managing complex Multisystem Rheumatological conditions.

     

Awards and Achievements

  • Published research work an dcase reports in several reputed journals and presented at international conferences 

     

Research and Publications

  • Disease Activity Score calculation in patients with RA – comparing Tablet and Paper Method – completed and presented at EULAR 2015 Rome, Italy.   PUBLICATION
    1. Polyarticular pain in patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    C Page, U Karjigi, K Laverick Foundation year Journal, 2015

    2.  Uncommon Side Effects of D-Pencillamine - 2 case reports
    U.Karjigi, D Ashok. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 2014, 3, 167-169

    3. Unusual cause of hip pain.
    U Karjigi, S Pathare, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013, 14 ( Suppl 1)

    4.  Acute Polymyositis associated with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
    syndrome, U Karjigi, M Plant, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013, 14 ( Suppl 1)

    5.  Refractory multisystem sarcoidosis involving pelvic bone responding to
    Infliximab,
    U Karjigi, A Paul. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013,14 ( Suppl 1)

    6. Assessing Osteoporosis risk in Patients with RA – Role of Annual review
    clinic. Abstract publication, U Karjigi, V Patil et al
    Ann Rheum Dis 2012;71(Suppl3):697

    PRESENTATIONS
    1. Empowering patients to use tablet computer in calculating their own DAS scores;    Results of a novel study. U Karjigi, et al. EULAR 2015, Rome, Italy.

    2.   Refractory Multisystem Sarcoidosis responding to Infliximab. U Karjigi, A Paul
    BSR 2013, Birmingham, UK.

    3.     Assessing the Cardiovascular risk burden in patients with RA: Role of
    Annual review clinic. V Patil, U Karjigi, et al EULAR 2012, Berlin, Germany.

    4.   Acute Polymyositis associated with Haemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis 
    U karjigi, M Plant  Rheumatology meeting 2012, York, UK

    5.     Multisystem Sarcoidosis involving pelvic bone responding to Infliximab
     U Karjigi, A Paul Rheumatology meeting 2012, York, UK

     

Professional Memberships

  • ompletion Trainign certificate in Rheumatology, Karnataka Medical Council, Indian Medical association, General medical council, Indian Rheumatology associations

     

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