Ahmed Yousif

Dr. Ahmed Yousif Consultant Rheumatology

Years of Experience : 16

Nationality : United Kingdom

Languages Known : Arabic, English

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Dr. Ahmed Yousif is a Consultant Rheumatologist with over 16 years of experience. He earned his Doctor of Medicine (MUDr) degree in 2004 and holds an Intercalated MSc in Medicine. Dr. Ahmed Yousif boasts several postgraduate qualifications, including a Dual CCT in Rheumatology and General Internal Medicine, MRCP (Rheumatology), and a PgDip in Healthcare Management and Leadership. Throughout his career, Dr. Ahmed Yousif has held key roles in NHS hospitals in Dubai and London. His expertise spans metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis, inflammatory arthritis, lupus, and more. He is well-versed in DMARDs and biologic therapy, MSK USS, and the management of various joint, neck, and back pain.  

Research & Publications

  • Thesis project for MSc/MA (Undergraduate) Topic: Thrombo-Embolic Disease
  • Audit: BMS Specimen Dissection, Published in the Royal College of Pathologists Database (11/06)
  • Saving Money and Reducing Infliximab Waste Using Weight Based Chart For Standardised Doses
  • EULAR 13, 32. Epidemiology health services and outcome research, AB0762
  • Evaluating The Perception and Barriers Towards Clinical Research in Rheumatology Patients
  • EULAR 13. Epidemiology health services and outcome research, SAT0568
  • Screening for Hypovitaminosis D Before Zolendronic Acid. Is once Enough?
  • Suspected Temporal Arteritis – An Audit of a Patient Pathway
  • The role of breast cancer oestrogen/progesterone receptor status in bone mineral density
  • The impact of treating to target in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Real world evidence from a single centre
  • The role of oestrogen/progesterone induced apoptosis in the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Lower bone mineral density at the spine in oestrogen/progesterone receptor negative breast cancer patients
  • Macrophage Activation Syndrome in SLE – MRS Poster 2017
  • Digital Ulcers In Association with Autoimmune Disease, Is It A Simple Ulcer? – MRS Poster 2018

Education & Training

  • 1997 – 2004 Doctor of Medicine (MUDr)
  • Faculty of Medicine, Charles University
  • Plzen, Czech Republic.
  • 2003 – 2004 Intercalated MSc of Medicine
  • Charles University, Czech Republic
  • 12/2018 Dual CCT in Rheumatology & General Internal Medicine (UK)
  • 07/2016 MRCP (Rheumatology) – RCP – London, United Kingdom
  • 08/2011 MRCP – RCP– London, United Kingdom
  • 09/2020 EULAR Certificate in Systemic Lupus Erythematous (SLE)
  • 02/2021 PgDip in Healthcare Management & Leadership (CIQ, UK)
  • 08/2023 Project Management Certificate (Noorsen Training Centre)


  • Metabolic bone disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)
  • Connective tissue disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Gout
  • Crystal arthropathy
  • Soft tissue rheumatism
  • Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs)
  • Biologic therapy
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSK USS)
  • Management of joint pain
  • Management of neck pain
  • Management of back pain


  • The British Society for Rheumatology (BSR)
  • The National Osteoporosis Society (NOS)
  • Midlands Osteoporosis/Bone Interest Group (MBIG)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)