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.
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.