Dr Gail Darlington
MB BS, MD (Lond), FRCP
I am a Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist with specialist accreditation in General Medicine and Rheumatology. I am Honorary Consultant Physician at Epsom General Hospital, Surrey and see private patients at the hospitals listed on this website.
I graduated from Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, London University and received my Doctorate from the University of London. I qualified in medicine from the University of London, from where I was also awarded an MD for a thesis on lipid and purine metabolism. I was awarded the Charing Cross Hospital’s Trustees’ Research Fellowship, the Michael Mason Medal for my work on ultrasound in Rheumatology, and a Private Patients’ Plan Research Fellowship at Jesus College, Cambridge. I am also Clinical Lead for sponsoring medical research.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Gail Darlington at Spire include:
All aspects of rheumatology and general medicine, in particular rheumatoid arthritis, including dietary aspects, osteoporosis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, hyperlipidaemia and bereavement counselling.
COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Clare Park Hospital.
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London)
Br Society for Rheumatology
European Soc for the study of Purine and Pyrimidine Metabolism in Man
Medical Section of Amnesty International
Br Soc for Immunology
Soc for Neuroscience
Br Neuroscience Association
Br Pharmacological Society
International Society for the Study of Tryptophan
I have a widely-ranging research programme linked to the University of Glasgow and involving osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, stroke, neuroprotection, neurodevelopment, Huntington’s disease, depression, chronic brain injury, cardiac bypass surgery, malaria, trypanosomiasis, the use of flavonoids in medicine and various aspects of nutritional immunology. I founded Epsom Medical Research – a registered charity – has published over 50 peer-reviewed research papers and has co-edited four books.