GMC Number: 6147413
Clinical interests: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Remote Monitoring of Arthritis
Secretaries: Caroline Reed and Elizabeth Emery
Secretary phone numbers: 0117 414 2850 (Elizabeth Emery), 0117 414 5140 (Caroline Reed)
Dr Hamann is a Consultant Rheumatologist at North Bristol NHS trust and Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology at the University of Bristol. Dr Hamann is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians and has been a Fellow of the Turing Institute (the UK Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research) and an NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow. He graduated from the University of Nottingham before undertaking clinical training at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and North Bristol NHS Trust. He completed his PhD using data from the British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Register for Rheumatoid Arthritis (BSRBR-RA) to investigate the predictors of response to anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF).
Dr Hamann sees patients with a wide range of rheumatology conditions including inflammatory arthritis (rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, axial spondyloarthritis) and less common conditions including connective tissue diseases. He is passionate about the importance of a holistic approach to managing rheumatology conditions. His research interests centre on developing methods to monitor and manage individuals with rheumatoid arthritis remotely using remotely captured data from smartphones and wearables. He conceptualised and developed an award-winning smartphone app and cloud-based software in collaboration with industry partners which allows patients to securely record and report rheumatoid arthritis disease activity using validated patient reported outcomes which is in clinical use in the NHS.
Member of Royal College of Physicians (London)
Member of British Society for Rheumatology