Consultant Profile

Professor Christopher Edwards

Professor Christopher Edwards BSc, MD, MBBS, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Southampton Hospital
  • Rheumatology
    Special clinical interests:

    Lupus, connective tissue diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory arthritis, general rheumatology

    Research interests:

    Epidemiology of inflammatory rheutmatic diseases and development of new therapies for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Rheumatologist, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust

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

    Royal College of Physicians, London
    British Society of Rheumatology
    SLE special interest group of the British Society of Rheumatology

    Contact Details 
    Private secretary:
    Ms Lyn Green
    Private secretary telephone number:
    023 8025 8423
    Private secretary fax:
    023 8025 8446
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Christopher Edwards is a Consultant Rheumatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Southampton University Hospitals. Dr Edwards has a clinical interest in the treatment of autoimmune rheumatic diseases including systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. He trained in rheumatology at the Lupus Unit at St Thomas Hospital in London and was a Lecturer and Senior Registrar at The Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology in London. He spent a year at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore and gained clinical experience in the management of severe lupus cases.

    The clinical rheumatology department of Southampton General Hospital has recieved a number of awards for its work. These include the Hospital Doctor Rheumatology Department of the year for 2005, A National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society Healthcare Champions award in 2006 and The MedicAlert Healthcare Champions Award for Hospital Care in 2007.

    Dr Edwards has an interest in the environmental causes of autoimmune rheumatic disease and new therapies for rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

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    Professor Christopher Edwards

    Professor Christopher Edwards Rheumatology Consultant, Southampton, Hampshire, private hospital specialist.

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