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Telephone: 01942 244 000

Dr Easwaradhas Gladston Chelliah

Dr Easwaradhas Gladston Chelliah
Consultant Rheumatologist
Dr Easwaradhas Gladston Chelliah

Qualifications: MBBS, MD, MRCP


Speciality Areas:

  • Inflammatory Joint Disease (Rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis)
  • Vasculitis  
  • Connective tissue disease
  • Gout & other crystal arthropathy
  • Osteoporosis & Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis ( runs a special service )
  • Combined Rheumatological & Orthopaedic problems
  • Joint Injections
Contact Details:

Telephone: 01257 256239

Clinic Access Times:

Mondays   0900 - 1300  Wrightington
Tuesdays  1330 - 1630  Wrightington
Wednesdays  0900 - 1300  Wrightington
Thursdays  0900 - 1300  Leigh Infirmary


Gladston is on the Specialist Register as a Consultant Rheumatologist.  He trained in the West Midlands deanery as a Specialist Registrar in Rheumatology.  His training included working at the University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospitals; Selly Oak Hospital and the Royal Orthopaedic Hospitals, Newcross Hospital, Wolverhampton, Heartlands & Solihull Hospitals as well as the Worcestershire Royal Hospital.   His training included two years of experience at the University of Birmingham/ Queen Elizabeth Hospital which is a specialised centre for vasculitis and connective tissue disorder.  He has been a Consultant in Rheumatology at Wrightington Hospital, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust since 2005 providing a high quality, evidence-based patient-focused service.

He provides a comprehensive rheumatology service.  His areas of interest are inflammatory joint disease such as rheumatoid arthritis & psoriatic arthritis, crystal arthropathy such as gout, Ankylosing Spondylitis (runs a Special dedicated service), vasculitis, connective tissue disease, muscle disorders, osteoporosis and joint injections.

He enjoys teaching and is a keen teacher.  He does regular teaching sessions for the junior doctors, General Practice, multi-disciplinary team, patients and medical students.  He is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire.  He does regular audits to improve patients’ quality of care.  He is involved in various research project including multi-centre research projects.