Rheumatology consultants in Southampton

Rheumatology is the area of healthcare that covers the treating and managing of health conditions which occur in the bones, joints and tendons. Common examples of these types of illnesses include lupus, osteoarthritis and tendonitis.

At Spire Healthcare, we’re delighted to offer a skilled team of rheumatologists to the Southampton area. Providing fast access to treatments that manage and relieve your pain, the department use all the latest technology to get you feeling your usual self again. With plenty of experience in the field, they’ve given care for all manner of conditions before, so don’t wait to get in touch and see how they could help.

Learn more about Spire Southampton’s rheumatologists

Treatments offered in Southampton

At Spire Southampton, the private rheumatologists in Hampshire use all the latest tools and techniques to help you manage the symptoms of a bone or joint condition. If you’re experiencing pain in these areas of the body or have been diagnosed with a condition, our team can carry out innovative procedures to help, such as:

Conditions treated in Southampton

With their knowledge and expertise, there’s almost no possible condition that Spire’s rheumatologists near The New Forest haven’t treated before. They regularly help those living with long term conditions like lupus and fibromyalgia to manage their flare ups, as well as helping clients to recover from issues like tendonitis, carpal tunnel and frozen shoulder.

Symptoms treated in Southampton

The symptoms that often accompany rheumatological health issues can be painful and difficult to work around. It shouldn’t have to be this way, which is why the team at Spire Southampton waste no time in getting you treated, so you can start managing effects like:

Finding us

Spire Southampton Hospital is beside the city’s General Hospital in Shirley Warren. You should find it easily from other corners of Southampton, but you can also exit at junction 3 of the M27 if you’re travelling into the city to see us. This will also be your nearest Spire rheumatology department if you live in Bournemouth, New Milton, Salisbury and Winchester.

Important information about Covid-19 tests

A 10 minute taxi ride from Southampton Central train station or 15 minutes from Southampton International Airport, we provide private hospital treatments, procedures, tests and scans to patients from Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, the Isle of Wight, the south coast of England and the Channel Islands.

Find us on Google maps

Spire Southampton Hospital,

Chalybeate Close
SO16 6UY

Main Switchboard:  023 8077 5544

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  023 8091 4471

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  • Dr Ray Armstrong

    Consultant Rheumatologist

    Dr Armstrong gained undergraduate medical training at Cambridge University and Guy's Hospital, London, and qualified in 1974. His rheumatological training was undertaken at Guy's Hospital with one year spent doing laboratory research under Professor G Panayi,…

  • Professor Cyrus Cooper

    Consultant Rheumatologist
    OBE, MA, DM, FRCP, FFPH, FMedSci

  • Professor Christopher Edwards

    Consultant Rheumatologist

    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 arth…

  • Dr Christopher Holroyd

    Consultant Rheumatologist
    BM, MRCP

    I am a Consultant Rheumatologist at Southampton University Hospitals. I graduated from the University of Southampton in 2000. Following this, my postgraduate rheumatology training was completed in the Wessex region, with accreditation in both rheumatology and …

  • Dr Rakhi Seth

    Consultant Rheumatologist
    BM, BSc, MRCP, MSc

    I am a Consultant Rheumatologist at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, where I lead the Early Inflammatory Arthritis Service, in a centre that was awarded the European centre of excellence award (EULAR) in 2015.

    Dr Rakhi Seth
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