Dr Gurvinder Rull

Dr Gurvinder Rull

Medical Author, Consultant: Clinical Pharmacology, Therapeutics and General Internal Medicine

BSC (Hons), MBBS, FRCP, MA (Medical Ethics)

Dr Gurvinder Rull qualified in 2000, joining EMIS’s content authoring team (now Patient.info) in 2007. 

She is also a Consultant in Clinical Pharmacology, Therapeutics and General Internal Medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Royal London Hospital. She specialises in the management of hypertension and general internal medicine. She is an expert in hypertension resistant to treatment, hypertension with suspected underlying cause, hypertension in patients with multiple drug intolerance and complex hypertension.

She has an interest in autonomic nervous system dysfunction, postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS) and baroreceptor failure. She is a member of the International Society of Hypertension and the British and Irish Hypertension Society. She also manages patients with general medical problems and is an advanced life support trainer.

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