Dr Berry is a Consultant Rheumatologist and Physician in General Medicine, with extensive experience in diagnosing and treating arthritis and other diseases of the musculo-skeletal system. He has wide experience of treating these conditions and works closely with surgical and paramedical colleagues.
Common problems of the rheumatic diseases:
Dr Berry is a leader in the field of rheumatic diseases and their treatment. He prides himself in making an accurate and rapid diagnosis and for providing appropriate treatment for his patients.
One painful joint
Many painful joints
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DR BERRY'S TRAINING
Dr Berry started as a general physician and was senior registrar at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London on the cardiology unit, before specialising in Rheumatology at the Royal London Hospital. He then carried out academic research, which lead him to obtain a doctorate of medicine, in addition to his medical qualification from the University of Oxford.
For many years, Dr Berry was involved in research programmes looking into the role of anti-inflammatory and anti-rheumatic drugs in the treatment of rheumatoid and osteoarthritis. His research enabled him to provide a critical assessment of the treatment of patients with rheumatic disease and he was, as a result of this, able to lecture all over the world where up-to-date information was required for treating patients with rheumatic disease. He has published many peer reviewed papers in learned journals.He has published over 100 papers.
Dr Berry was an NHS Consultant at Kings College Hospital, London for over 25 years where he taught Rheumatology to generations of students.
He is a recognised teacher at the University of London. Now he works only in the private sector from his rooms at: 96 Harley Street, the London Spine Clinic at 116 Harley Street with a team of highly qualified specialists, and at the Clementine Churchill Hospital in Harrow. He has admitting rights to The London Clinic, The Princess Grace Hospital and The Wellington Hospital in London and the Clementine Churchill Hospital in Harrow.
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RHEUMATOLOGY AND GENERAL MEDICINE:
Rheumatological diseases are not only diseases of the musculo-skeletal system, but often have a profound overlap with other medical conditions. For example: Rheumatoid arthritis can be associated with lung disease, skin disease, disease of the nervous system, heart disease and rarely bowel disease.
Systemic Lupus Erythmatosis (SLE) can be
associated with all the above, as well as renal disease.
Dr Berry's interests are very wide and cover the rheumatic diseases as seen through the eyes of a General Physician with an interest in medicine and its relationship to the rheumatic