Dr Valentina Leone
|Primary Designation||Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist|
|Telephone Number||(0113) 392 2955|
|Special Interests||I manage children with a variety of rheumatologic inflammatory conditions in particular juvenile idiopathic arthritis, juvenile systemic lupus erythematousus, other systemic vasculites and connective tissue diseases and auto-inflammatory syndromes.
I run a specialist renal/rheumatology combined clinic, a specialist immunology/periodic fever combined clinic and a juvenile scleroderma clinic jointly with the paediatric Dermatology department.
I lead the development of our adolescent and transition service for young people with rheumatologic diseases.
I am the local principal investigator of the national JSLE cohort study and of the national Extended biologics for children registry and BSPAR Etanercept registry.