Dr Leena Das is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Pennine Acute NHS Trust since 2012 and looks after about 1000 patients a year with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. She has the expertise of treating general, specialist and complex diseases as part of the spectrum of Rheumatological conditions. As the principle investigator for the department she is actively involved in recruitment for clinical trials. She also looks after in-patients at North Manchester general hospital.
Dr Das firmly believes in the importance of clear, open communication with patients and sufferers of musculoskeletal conditions. She works closely alongside a multidisciplinary team of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses and podiatrists. She believes timely diagnosis and focused and individualized treatment can help significantly to improve pain, disability and quality of life.
Dr Das completed her medical degree in India in 1999. Further medical training was at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff between 2002 to 2006. She trained in Rheumatology in Cambridge in 2007 and In the North West from 2008-2012. At the same time she also did a Masters in Clinical Rheumatology from the University of Manchester and was awarded with a degree in 2011.
Areas of expertise
- General rheumatology
- Musculoskeletal pain
- Pain syndromes
- Back pain
- Muscle disease
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Connective tissue disease
- Soft tissue rheumatism
- Osteoporosis and Paget’s disease
- All joint and tendon sheath injections
Contact for appointments
You can book an appointment to see Dr Mahesh at our clinic locations in Newton-le-Willows, Manchester and Liverpool. Flexible dates/times are available via our bookings team.
For an appointment please contact our bookings team on 0330 058 44 55, or submit an enquiry on our 'make an appointment' form.