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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Adrian Crisp at Spire include:
Metabolic bone diseases.
I was educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge and University College Hospital, London (UCH). I gained wide postgraduate experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and General Practice before focusing on General Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolic Bone Diseases at UCH. I undertook further specialist training in Rheumatology and Metabolic Bone Diseases at UCH and Guy's Hospital, London and at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. On appointment to Addenbrooke's Hospital in 1985 I founded the clinical service in Metabolic Bone Diseases and Osteoporosis and raised funds for the first Bone Density Unit in East Anglia in 1989. I combined a busy clinical practice in bone and joint diseases with a strong interest in medical education. I was Associate Dean in the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine and Eastern Postgraduate Deanery from 1998-2005. I was Director of Studies in Clinical Medicine at Churchill College, Cambridge, from 1992 until 2012. I am a Fellow of Churchill College. In 2013 I retired from NHS practice at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and now practise solely in private hospitals.
As a Rheumatologist I particularly enjoy seeing patients with inflammatory arthritis of all types including rheumatoid arthritis as well as the common joint conditions such as osteoarthritis. Spinal pain and gout are other areas of special interest. As a specialist in metabolic bone disease I have special expertise in osteoporosis and bone density measurements ('dexa scans') as well as much rarer bone syndromes such as Paget's disease of bone. Above all I enjoy meeting a wide range of people as patients, carefully listening to their problems, examining them and then making a treatment plan.
I have a practised as a consultant in Rheumatology and Metabolic Bone Diseases in Cambridge since 1985 at the forefront of our specialty.
Following over 20 years as Director of Studies in Clinical Medicine at Churchill College, Cambridge, I no longer have a teaching and academic role but I continue to be an active Fellow of Churchill College.
Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
Lumbar spine disorders
Metabolic bone diseases
MD / Cambridge / 1985
Doctor of Medicine
FRCP / London / 1991
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians
MA, MB BChir / Cambridge / 1974
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
DRCOG / London / 1977
Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
MRCP (UK) / UK / 1977
Member of the Royal Colleges of Physicians, UK
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.
24 September 2018
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