Dr Coakley is a Consultant Rheumatologist with a particular interest in chronic fatigue syndrome / myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), chronic pain, fibromyalgia, whiplash, complex regional pain syndrome and other medically unexplained physical symptoms. He has run an interdisciplinary service for CFS/ME in the private sector since 2007.
He has a PhD in the molecular immunogenetics of Felty’s syndrome (a rare complication of rheumatoid arthritis), and has wide experience of inflammatory rheumatic disease including rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and connective tissue diseases such as lupus, myositis and Sjogren’s syndrome.
He has extensive experience in providing medicolegal reports for both Claimant and Defendant in relation to personal injury, and is happy to consider medical negligence cases. His current waiting time is within 4 weeks with a report completed within 4 weeks of the appointment date.