Dr Uma Karjigi

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Dr Uma Karjigi

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


Apollo Speciality Hospitals Jayanagar Bangalore
  • 15 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi
  • 1 Recommendations
  •  MON-SAT | 01:00 PM-01:45 PM, 01:45 PM-03:00 PM

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
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

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



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

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.


Certifications & Professional Memberships

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


Medical Council Registration

KMC: 59628

Special Interests

Reading books, running, listening to music




Treatments under Rheumatologist

Arthritis Treatment