Dr Jonathan Rees

Dr Jonathan Rees

Consultant Rheumatologist

Practising at

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Jonathan Rees at Spire include:


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Professional profile

Jonathan is a highly experienced Consultant in Sports Medicine and Rheumatology. He has almost unique experience having spent the previous eight years working with injured servicemen and women at Headley Court, the Military Rehabilitation Centre. He has worked at the highest level in Sport including as Physician to the London 2012 Olympic Games, and Physician to the Great Britain 2008 Paralympic Team in Beijing.

He has also worked in professional football and other high profile sports. This experience has helped him develop his philosophy of aiming for the best possible outcome. For every patient he sees his aim is to help them reach their maximum potential, whatever the injury or illness they may have. He is at the forefront of new developments in Rheumatology and is currently introducing musculoskeletal ultrasound to both his NHS and private practice. This has enormous benefits for patients allowing a more accurate assessment of disease activity as well as quicker diagnosis and targeted treatment. Jonathan completed his award Medical Doctorate on Tendinopathy. He is extremely proficient at helping patients with tendon problems.

His publications in this area are among the most highly cited in the literature and he regularly lectures internationally in this field. Jonathan had a comprehensive training in all aspects of Rheumatology having worked at numerous major teaching hospitals including Guys and St Thomas, St Georges and Barts and the Royal London.

Private contact details

Telephone 01223 266990
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Current NHS posts

Consultant in Rheumatology and Sport and Exercise Medicine, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Addenbrooke's Hospital. Visiting Lecturer, Department of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Queen Mary University of London.

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Financial Interests

Owns 100% of the Swiss Dolorcast Smart ESWT - U/S and the Storz Medical shock wave device (Duplith T-Top) he uses at the hospital.

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