Dr John Moi is a rheumatologist who consults privately from Suite 24 of the Private Medical Centre at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He also practices as a rheumatologist in the rheumatoid arthritis and rapid access outpatient clinics at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

He holds degrees in both medicine (obtained through the University of Sydney) and physiotherapy (University of Melbourne). He completed his medical internship at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA, Sydney), physician training through the Austin Hospital, and rheumatology training through the Austin and Royal Melbourne Hospitals.

Teaching is one of his other passions and he lectures on rheumatoid arthritis at the University of Melbourne, and is actively involved in teaching, training and examining physician trainees at Royal Melbourne Hospital.

He recently submitted his Masters of Medicine (research thesis) through the University of Melbourne, investigating a novel biomarker of cardiovascular disease risk in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Education & Career Highlights

  • Awarded Best Intern, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
  • Harold John Ritchie Memorial Prize for Clinical Medicine, University of Sydney
  • Sir John Loewenthal Prize for Surgery, University of Sydney
  • Member, Rheumatology Specialist Training Committee, Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
  • Australian Rheumatology Association Travelling Scholarship
  • Australian Postgraduate Award
  • Best oral presentation in musculoskeletal research Melbourne Health Research Week

Special Interests

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Crystal arthritis (e.g. gout)
  • Spondyloarthritis (e.g. psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Musculoskeletal medicine
  • Connective tissue diseases (e.g. systemic lupus erythematosus) & vasculitis

Publication Highlights

Sivera F, Andres M, Carmona L, Kydd AS, Moi J et al. Multinational evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and management of gout: integrating systematic literature review and expert opinion of a broad panel of rheumatologists in the 3e initiative. Ann Rheum Dis 2013. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-203325

Moi JHY, Sriranganathan MK, Edwards CJ, Buchbinder R. Lifestyle interventions for acute gout. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD010519. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010519.pub2

Moi JHY, Sriranganathan MK, Edwards CJ, Buchbinder R. Lifestyle interventions for chronic gout. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD010039. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010039.pub2

Moi JHY, Buchanan R. Biological therapies for rheumatoid arthritis: non-TNF inhibitors. Medicine Today 2012;13(1):59-63

Moi JHY, Buchanan R. Biological therapies for rheumatoid arthritis: TNF inhibitors. Medicine Today 2011;12(10):87-92