“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.”
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.
Dr Hedley Berry was an NHS Consultant at Kings College Hospital, London for over 25 years where he taught Rheumatology to generations of students. 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.
Dr Berry currently practices privately at various hospital across London including at The Clementine Hospital He is a recognised teacher at the University of London and 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.
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 Hedley 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 diseases.
Range of diseases Dr Berry Treats:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
- Reactive Arthritis
- Psoriatic Arthropathy
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE, Lupus)
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Arthritis associated with inflammatory bowel disease
- Gout (often of the big toe)
- Pseudo Gout (often of the knee)
(There are at least 200 different conditions that can cause joint symptoms)
- Soft Tissue Rheumatism
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Tennis elbow
- Golfer's elbow
- Plantar fasciitis
- Low back pain, sciatica, vertebral disc prolapse, back strain, Neck pain.