Dr Philip Helliwell

Senior lecturer in Rheumatology

0113 392 3064

Summary: My main responsibilities are clinical studies in psoriatic arthritis and foot disorders

Location: Chapel Allerton Hospital

Teaching Commitments: 2nd and final year medical students


Philip Helliwell is currently Senior Lecturer in Rheumatology at the University of Leeds and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist for the Bradford Hospitals NHS Trust.

Previous and current appointments include: Member of NHS R&D Research Committee on Physical and Complex Disabilities, Member of the Executive Council, Centre for Biomechanics and Medical Engineering; Treasurer and Member of Executive Committee, Society for Back Pain Research; Member of Education Committee, Arthritis Research Campaign; and Editor for the ARC Patient Information Leaflets and Convener Publications Working Group, Member of the Heberden Committee, at the British Society for Rheumatology, Member of Council at the British Society for Rheumatology.

Dr Helliwell is a member of ASAS (Assessment of Spondyloarthropathy Society) and co-founder and Vice President of the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic arthritis (GRAPPA).  He has worked with GRAPPA in developing single and composite outcome measures in psoriatic arthritis and has just completed the first treat to target study in early psoriatic arthritis.