Clinical expertise

Vinay is a consultant paediatric rheumatologist experienced in managing a full range of paediatric rheumatology conditions, including:

  • juvenile arthritis
  • hypermobility
  • SLE, vasculitis
  • periodic fever syndromes
  • complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
  • chronic pain syndrome

He has an active interest in medical education and is actively involved in teaching and training doctors at all grades and the multidisciplinary team.

He performs treatments such as:

  • joint injections


Dr Vinay Shivamurthy was trained in paediatric rheumatology in Canada.

He worked as a consultant at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool before taking up the substantive post as a consultant in paediatric rheumatology at Evelina London Children’s Hospital in 2016.


Vinay completed paediatric training in the UK and a two-year Fellowship in Paediatric Rheumatology in Vancouver, Canada.

  • 2001: MBBS
  • 2015: Fellowship in Paediatric Rheumatology
  • 2018: MSc (Pain Management) from Cardiff University


Dr Vinay Shivamurthy has a special interest in inflammatory connective tissue diseases, including:

  • SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • juvenile SLE
  • juvenile dermatomyositis
  • vasculitis
  • Kawasaki’s disease
  • periodic fever syndromes
  • other auto inflammatory conditions
  • chronic pain
  • rehabilitation in children
  • biomechanical pain
  • hypermobility