Professor David Reid

Professor David Reid



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47 years of experience
26 years as a specialist

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“Friendly and knowledgeable.“
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  • English
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  • General Medical Council: 1346183
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    2,377 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    14:00 - 17:00
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    Professor David Reid is an internationally renowned Consultant Rheumatologist who specialises in osteoporosis. David qualified in medicine in 1975 from the University of Aberdeen where he eventually became Professor of Rheumatology and Head of the School of Medicine and Dentistry at that institute. Since retiral in 2015 from the the University he has become Emeritus Professor.

    For over 25 year he has been associated with the National Osteoporosis Society having held most of the honorary positions on the Board of Trustees including 4 years as Chair of the Board. His association with the charity, now the Royal Osteoporosis Society, has continued and he now serves as Senior Medical Adviser and Fund Raising Ambassador to their Bone Research Academy

    He has been extensively involved in osteoporosis and DEXA scanning research and has over 400 peer-reviewed papers and reviews. Much of his research has centred around bone density measurement and studying new treatments for osteoporosis. He has brought this expertise to into the private sector being a leader in the clinical use of Dual-Energy X-ray scanning (DEXA) and the newest approved therapies for osteoporosis, specifically the most recent arrival Evenity which became available in March 2020.

    He currently consults privately at the Harley Street Clinic and London Bridge Hospital at the Shard.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    Injectable drugs for osteoporosis

    DEXA scan interpretation 

    • Osteoporosis
    • DEXA Scanning
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Bone loss due to cancer treatment
    • New treatments for osteoporosis


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

    • Osteoporosis
    • Gout
    • Inflammatory Arthritis
    • Metabolic Bone Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Reactive Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
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    • 1975 MBChB at University of Aberdeen
    • 1985 MD at University of Aberdeen
    • 1989 FRCP Edinburgh Royal College of Physicians
    • 2004 FRCP London Royal College of Physicians


    • 1978 MRCP UK Royal College of Physicians 
    • British Society for Rheumatology
    • Bone Research Society
    • American College of Rheumatology
    • Association of Physicians
    • International Society for Clinical Densitometry
    • Scottish Society of Experimental Medicine 
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