Professor Christopher Edwards

Professor Christopher Edwards



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32 years of experience
22 years as a specialist

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“Outstanding, very understanding and more importantly very compassionate and caring towards my feelings. Having my best interest at heart . His manners and communication makes you feel at ease . Really glad I chose you and thank you for your support and helping me on the road to some form of recovery and a normal life again. God bless you . “
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Languages spoken

  • English
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  • General Medical Council: 3466553
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,785 reviews


    Professor Christopher Edwards is a Consultant Rheumatologist and Senior Lecturer at Southampton University Hospital.

    After graduating in medicine from King's College London he completed specialist training at the Hammersmith and St George's Hospitals. He was a registrar under Professor Hughes at St Thomas' Hospital and undertook research at the Kennedy Institute in London. Following this, he spent a year treating lupus patients at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore. In 2001, he took up his consultancy post in Southampton.

    Professor Edwards provides treatment for a number of rheumatic diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. He has a specialist interest in lupus and runs the Southampton Lupus Clinic at Southampton University Hospital.

    Alongside his clinical work Professor Edwards is actively involved in clinical research and has been published extensively in peer-reviewed journals. He has a particular interest in the effects of the environment on lupus and new biologic therapies for the treatment of lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Join Injection and aspiration
    • Soft Tissue Injection
    • Rheumatology assessment
    • Inflamatory Arthritis (Rheumatic, Psoriatic, Ankylosing Spondylitis)
    • Lupus and other connective tissue diseases (Sjogrens syndrome)

    It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.


    • Joint Injection
    • Rheumatology
    • Soft Tissue Injection
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Inflammatory Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Arthritis
    • Back Pain
    • Joint Pain
    • Sjögren’s Syndrome
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
    • Gout
    • Interstitial Lung Disease
    • Knee Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Reactive Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
    • Scleroderma
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Tennis Elbow
    • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    • Vasculitis
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    • BSc (Hons) Kings College University of London 1987
    • MBBS Kings College School of Medicine, University of London 1990
    • MRCP Royal College of Physicians London 1993
    • CCST Rheumatology and Internal Medicine Committee for Higher Specialist Training 2000
    • MD Imperial College, London 2001
    • Fellow Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Physicians London 2005
    • USLME - USA medical licensing examinations I & II USMLE 1994
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