Consultant Profile

Dr Adrian Crisp

Name:
Dr Adrian Crisp MA MD (Cantab), FRCP, DRCOG
Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
Specialties:
  • Rheumatology
    • Back pain
    • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
    • Lumbar spine disorders
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Soft tissue rheumatism
Special clinical interests:

Metabolic bone diseases including osteoporosis, bone density measurement (DEXA).
Gout and crystal arthropathies
Paget's disease of bone and vitamin D disorders.
Metabolic rheumatology including gout and diabetes related bone and joint disorders.
Spinal pain

Research interests:

Treatment of osteoporosis and Paget's disease of bone

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Honorary Consultant in Rheumatology and Metabolic Bone Diseases at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge

Year of first medical qualification:
1974
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Member of the British Society for Rheumatology (Past Chairman of the Education and Training Committee)
Member of the Bone Research Society
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London
Member of the National Osteoporosis Society

Financial interests/shares:

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.

 
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01223 266990
Availability:
Two clinics weekly held on Wednesday mornings, Friday mornings and Saturday mornings
 
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Adrian Crisp was educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge and University College Hospital, London (UCH). He gained wide postgraduate experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and General Practice before focussing on General Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolic Bone Diseases at UCH. He undertook further specialist training in Rheumatology and Metabolic Bone Diseases at Guy's Hospital, London and at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.

On appointment to Addenbrooke's Hospital in 1985 he founded the clinical service in metabolic bone diseases and osteoporosis and raised funds for the first Bone Density Unit in East Anglia in 1989. He combines a busy clinical practice in bone and joint diseases with a strong interest in medical education. He was Associate Dean in the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine and Eastern Postgraduate Deanery from 1998-2005. He was Director of Studies in Clinical Medicine at Churchill College, Cambridge from 1991-2011, and is a Fellow of Churchill College.

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Dr Adrian Crisp

Dr Adrian Crisp Consultant Rheumatologist

Cambridge Metabolic Bone Clinic


Dr Adrian Crisp, Consultant in Rheumatology and Metabolic Bone Diseases, now offers fast access to assessment, diagnosis and treatment for bone diseases
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