Dr Richard Charles Campbell

Consultant Rheumatologist

MD MRCP MSc MBChB

Year qualified:2000

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Richard Campbell practices as a Consultant Rheumatologist in the Bromley, Beckenham and South East London areas. He has specialist experience in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and musculoskeletal disorders.

Dr Campbell trained in Bristol and London and has carried out academic research at King’s College London. His NHS practise is with King’s College NHS Trust. At King’s he is part of a well respected rheumatology department. His main NHS work is with the King’s Bromley sites where he is site lead for rheumatology (Orpington Hospital and the Princess Royal University Hospital). He also practises at Queen Mary’s, Sidcup. His sub-specialist practise is with the King’s College Denmark Hill Lupus and Connective Tissue diseases clinic.

Private Rheumatology Services
Dr Campbell’s private rheumatology practise is at the Sloane BMI Hospital in Beckenham and at Orpington Hospital. He is able to see private patients at convenient times and at short notice.

Research and Academic
Dr Campbell has published original research in the areas of rheumatoid arthritis, fatigue in autoimmune rheumatic disorders and in inflammatory muscle diseases. He has presented nationally and internationally in his field. He actively participates in undergraduate and postgraduate training of medical students at King’s College London as well as junior doctors.

Professional Membership



  • Royal College of Physicians

  • British Society of Rheumatology

  • General Medical Council

Clinical Interests


Dr Campbell has wide-ranging experience in general & specialist rheumatology and general internal medicine. Consultations for the following:


  • One off reviews for explanation about arthritic conditions or treatment side effects

  • Joint & Soft Tissue Injections

  • Single Joint Pain e.g. cause of back pain, knee pain

  • Multiple Joint Arthritis:
    Osteoarthritis
    Rheumatoid & Psoriatic Arthritis
    Ankylosing Spondylitis
    Vasculitis
    Lupus & Sjogren's Syndrome
    Fibromyalgia
    Osteoporosis
    Gout
    Polymyalgia Rheumatica

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