Michael Doherty

MD, PhD, FRCP

Michael Doherty

MD, PhD, FRCP

Biography

Michael Doherty MD, PhD, FRCP

Professor of Rheumatology and Head of Division of Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham

Professor Michael Doherty's main research interests are osteoarthritis (OA), gout, calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition (CPPD), placebo/contextual response and evidence based medicine. He has expertise in clinical and epidemiological studies, community-based clinical trials, systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Professor Doherty has over 300 original research publications and was awarded the OA Research Society International (OARSI) Clinical Research Award for 2012.  He is a past editor of Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (1992-99), has co-chaired EULAR Task Forces for recommendations for OA, gout and CPPD arthritis, and has been involved as a clinical expert in NICE appraisals for OA and gout.